Sunday, May 28, 2023 at 01:00 AM
Announce an instant messaging app signal About a new feature that helps users hide the app’s presence on the phone by changing the app’s name and its icon.
And according to the “aitnews” website, the application developers have introduced a new update for the application icon on the Google Play Store for Android devices and on this page, the user will find different patterns to replace the original application icon (currently around 7 additional icons), along with 4 options, with completely different icons and names. unrelated to the application, its form or function. , and it makes the application appear, for example, a weather application, notes or news , so that it does not attract attention at first glance.
Signal app confirmed that the notifications received from the app will remain intact and the default app icon and its original name will appear on it, so the user cannot completely camouflage the app.
As the app icon and name customization feature is currently only available on Android phones, and as for the iOS version of the system for iPhone phones, there is no information yet on whether it will be available or not, Apple imposes some restrictions on the customization options on the PC.
This feature adds new security to maintain the app’s privacy, the app already supports several security features, the most important of which is full encryption of messages and calls, which prevents spying from third parties.
Signal app is considered as one of the best secure instant messaging apps and it is a free, open source app and it does not collect any kind of data about its users for any reason. It is the Signal Foundation, a non-profit organization that relies on grants and donations for the development of the app. It is – according to many – the best alternative to WhatsApp and Telegram.