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What are the best and easiest ways to protect my messages?

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    FreedomPop

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    Juan Edwards
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "Freedompop is soo cool because all you have to do is get the sim card, download the app and use your same normal phone number to get free calls, texts, and data plan..!!"
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      Signal

      Signal is a confidential messaging app that lets you communicate instantly without messaging fees and chat in real time with all your friends at once, as well as send attachments with complete privacy. 

      Apps

      iOS, Android, Windows, Mac

      Free

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      Anonymous
      Written on March 28, 2018
      "Signal is a great way to keep your messages private and safe thanks to its end-to-end encryption system. You can even set intervals to make messages disappear."
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      Anonymous
      Written on March 28, 2018
      "Signal is a great way to keep your messages private and safe thanks to its end-to-end encryption system. You can even set intervals to make messages disappear."
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      Confide
      Confide is a free confidential messenger that lets you send encrypted messaged that self-destruct after they have been viewed. Confide uses industry-standard end-to-end encryption to keep your messages safe.
      Websites

      Free

      RC
      Raymond Cole
      Written on April 17, 2018
      "Want to make sure what you send is secure? I have that problem as I mail clients PDF files that I need to remain protected the entire time. If you want to solve this issue,..."
      RC
      Raymond Cole
      Written on April 17, 2018
      "Want to make sure what you send is secure? I have that problem as I mail clients PDF files that I need to remain protected the entire time. If you want to solve this issue, download Confide. It encrypts your files and also self destructs upon a set time."
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      Perfect AppLock
      Perfect AppLock lets you protect any applications you want with PIN, Pattern or Gesture. You can lock: Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, SMS, Email, Gallery, Camera, USB connection, Settings and any apps you choose.
      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      Christine Alvarado
      Written on April 14, 2018
      "I've been thinking of security alot lately and wondering if there is a tool out there to protect the messages (texts, emails, facebook, etc) that I have written. This app..."
      CA
      Christine Alvarado
      Written on April 14, 2018
      "I've been thinking of security alot lately and wondering if there is a tool out there to protect the messages (texts, emails, facebook, etc) that I have written. This app looks perfect! It looks easy to use and is highly rated. It sounds like it might solve my problem to add an additional layer of security to my messages!"
    1. 139
      ICQ

      ICQ is a leading instant messaging service provider with a global online community. ICQ offers live chats with a nice interface design and integration with other platforms, securely encrypted calls, high-quality video calls, speech-to-text voice messages, smileys, stickers and other animations and more features.

      Software

      Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

      Free

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      Anonymous
      Written on March 28, 2018
      "ICQ is for you if you want to keep all your chats, voice messages and video calls private. You can sync your conversations across all your devices, what is very..."
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      Anonymous
      Written on March 28, 2018
      "ICQ is for you if you want to keep all your chats, voice messages and video calls private. You can sync your conversations across all your devices, what is very useful. And it comes with stickers!"
    2. 125
      VIPole Secure Messenger
      This is a secure messaging, video, calls and sharing app available for many platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS. Both for personal and professional use VIPole is a cross-platform encrypted and multiuser communication app.
      Software

      Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Linux

      Free - Varies by plan

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      Anonymous
      Written on March 28, 2018
      "Totally recommended. With VIPole you can send secure messages across all your devices, both mobile and desktop."
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      Anonymous
      Written on March 28, 2018
      "Totally recommended. With VIPole you can send secure messages across all your devices, both mobile and desktop."
    3. 111
      AxCrypt

      AxCrypt is a software that provides security and encryption for your files, cloud storage services, and passwords. Plus, you can use it in many different languages and set up collaboration by allowing another user to access your secured files with their own password.

      Software

      Windows, iOS, Android, Mac

      Free - $75

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      Stephanie Jackson
      Written on April 13, 2018
      "This is one of the best encryption systems out there (at least that I've tried). And the best part is that it's easy. Once it's on your desktop, you just click and it's..."
      SJ
      Stephanie Jackson
      Written on April 13, 2018
      "This is one of the best encryption systems out there (at least that I've tried). And the best part is that it's easy. Once it's on your desktop, you just click and it's encrypted. It will even hold on to all of your passwords - securely. I got this because with all of the data thefts and breaches, I just wanted to feel safe. This system is very well worth the money."
    4. 102
      Wickr
      A cross-platform desktop software and mobile application for ephemeral messaging. Both for personal and professional use Wickr offers: encrypted messages, secure rooms for workgroups, safe file transfer, ephemeral messages.
      Apps

      Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

      Free

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      Anonymous
      Written on March 28, 2018
      "Good app if you want to keep your messages private. All your conversations are ephemeral and protected. You can use it on mobile and desktop devices."
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      Anonymous
      Written on March 28, 2018
      "Good app if you want to keep your messages private. All your conversations are ephemeral and protected. You can use it on mobile and desktop devices."
    5. 74
      StealthChat
      StealthChat is a mobile app designed for any need of encrypted calls and chat on your Android and iOS devices. Private messaging and an advanced encryption technology.
      Apps

      iOS, Android

      Free

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      Anonymous
      Written on March 28, 2018
      "Good solution to keep your messages safe, but I think it's not very popular."
      A
      Anonymous
      Written on March 28, 2018
      "Good solution to keep your messages safe, but I think it's not very popular."
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      AppLock - Fingerprint

      AppLock - Fingerprint is an AppLocker or App Protector that helps lock and protect apps using a password or pattern and fingerprint. It locks Facebook, WhatsApp, gallery app, and more.

      Apps

      Android

      Free

      JD
      Jordan Day
      Written on April 25, 2018
      "If you want to protect the data on you cell phone then AppLock is your go to tool. Applock allows for several types of ways to lock your data not just a standard PIN, It..."
      JD
      Jordan Day
      Written on April 25, 2018
      "If you want to protect the data on you cell phone then AppLock is your go to tool. Applock allows for several types of ways to lock your data not just a standard PIN, It can lock many other important things on your cell phone like photos and wifi. This App can be a life saver."
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      Smart AppLock
      Smart AppLock is a tool to lock apps you like and protect you from privacy leak and intruders.
      Apps

      Android

      Free

      AO
      Andrés Ochoa
      Written on April 18, 2018
      "Smart Applock is a must in this day and age where there is identity theft and people hacking and stealing pictures from your phone great job guys !!"
      AO
      Andrés Ochoa
      Written on April 18, 2018
      "Smart Applock is a must in this day and age where there is identity theft and people hacking and stealing pictures from your phone great job guys !!"
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      Surespot Encrypted Messenger

      Surespot Encrypted Messenger is an app for iOS and Android devices that lets you send secure encrypted messages. With this app you will be able to control over your messages. Once your message and its attachments are delivered, they will be removed from the receiver's phone.

      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free

      TR
      Teresa Ryan
      Written on April 24, 2018
      "I really like the idea of a simple way to protect my messages, like Surespot Encrypted Messenger. It is really easy to use, and I like that it gives me complete control and I..."
      TR
      Teresa Ryan
      Written on April 24, 2018
      "I really like the idea of a simple way to protect my messages, like Surespot Encrypted Messenger. It is really easy to use, and I like that it gives me complete control and I don't have to worry about anyone else being able to have control over my messages. I especially like that they are deleted from the receiver's phone, so I can talk about private things without having to worry what the receiver will do with my messages and attachments."
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      unSend.it
      unSend.it  is an app helps you send messages securely. With this app, you can send encrypted messages, unsend messages and much more. This app works through SMS. 
      Apps

      iOS

      Free

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      Kenneth Harris
      Written on April 26, 2018
      "In principle this app has a lot of potential. However, I found it annoying that unless the person you send the text to also has an app it comes across as a url link. In my..."
      KH
      Kenneth Harris
      Written on April 26, 2018
      "In principle this app has a lot of potential. However, I found it annoying that unless the person you send the text to also has an app it comes across as a url link. In my opinion this defeats the purpose of a quick text. If you have to then click on a link and come out of the app, then you are messing with the very strength of texting - quick read and response times."
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      AppLock

      AppLock is an Android app by DoMobile Lab. It locks apps like Facebook, Whatsapp, Gallery, Messenger, SMS, Contacts, Gmail, Settings, and any app chosen. Other than locking incoming calls, it prevents unauthorized access and guard privacy.

      Apps

      Android

      Free - With in-app purchases

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      Martha Solís
      Written on April 20, 2018
      "I really did not like AppLock. It worked for a while then it stop. There seem to be some sort of bug with the app. It really was not worth the money. Do not buy."
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      Martha Solís
      Written on April 20, 2018
      "I really did not like AppLock. It worked for a while then it stop. There seem to be some sort of bug with the app. It really was not worth the money. Do not buy."

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    Summary

    Best and easiest ways to protect my messages
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Signal Apps 195 Free
    2 Confide Websites 172 Free
    3 Perfect AppLock Apps 145 Free
    4 ICQ Software 139 Free
    5 VIPole Secure Messenger Software 125 Free
    6 AxCrypt Software 111 Free
    7 Wickr Apps 102 Free
    8 StealthChat Apps 74 Free
    9 AppLock - Fingerprint Apps 66 Free
    10 Smart AppLock Apps 47 Free
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