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==About==
 
==About==
 
[[Signal]] is [[end-to-end encrypted]] open-source messaging software available for Android, iOS, Linux, MacOS, and Windows. It is tied to (and identifies, when connected to other users) the phone number of each user; it's not clear why this is so.
 
[[Signal]] is [[end-to-end encrypted]] open-source messaging software available for Android, iOS, Linux, MacOS, and Windows. It is tied to (and identifies, when connected to other users) the phone number of each user; it's not clear why this is so.
==Installation==
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==How to==
* [[/mobile/Android]]
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* '''Installation''':
* [[/desktop/Linux]]
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** [[/mobile/Android]]
==Post-Install Setup==
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** [[/desktop/Linux]]
To be documented:
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* '''Setup''' (post-installation)
* device fingerprints and all that kind of stuff that I don't really understand.
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** [[/contacts]]
* '''Question''': how do you add someone who already has Signal installed? The only way I can find to add a new person is to "invite" them, which just sends them a text inviting them to install Signal.
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** To be documented:
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*** device fingerprints and all that kind of stuff that I don't really understand.
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
 
===Official===
 
===Official===

Revision as of 22:17, 14 January 2020

About

Signal is end-to-end encrypted open-source messaging software available for Android, iOS, Linux, MacOS, and Windows. It is tied to (and identifies, when connected to other users) the phone number of each user; it's not clear why this is so.

How to

Links

Official

Reference