While observing the 21 days lockdown that is aimed at curbing the spread of the Coronavirus, we can rely on our smartphones to keep us connected. Alcatel recommends the following Android messaging apps to help you stay in touch with friends and loved ones during this time:
Facebook Messenger offers an all-in-one communication app, complete with unlimited text, voice, video calling and group video chat features.
Telegram is a pure instant messaging app that prides itself on simplicity, speed and security. It has hundreds of millions of active users.
Hangouts from Google helps you to keep in touch with friends and family. This app allows you to message contacts, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group.
Snapchat is an easy and fun way to share the moment with friends and family! Just take a photo or video, add a caption, and send it to your best friends and family. Express yourself with Filters, Lenses, Bitmojis, and all kinds of fun effects.
WeChat is a messaging and social media app that lets you chat and make calls with friends, read news and much more.
You can use signal every day to send and receive high-fidelity messages, participate in HD voice/video calls, and more.
WhatsApp Messenger allows you to make calls, send and receive photos, videos, documents, voice messages and set up group chats with your contacts. You can also use the app to receive updates on the Coronavirus.