January 13, 2021

How to Make Signal Your Default Messaging App for Android

Signal Private Messenger is definitely the best choice for text messaging if security and privacy are your most important priorities. Users have already started using the signal, and this popularity has skyrocketed, especially after Elon Musk Embed Tweet.

Signal Private Messenger is still growing in popularity and gaining more useful features over time. Many people will not be aware that in addition to supporting end-to-end encrypted messages and calls with other Signal users, the instant messaging app can be configured to be used as the default SMS / MMS app.

The SMS / MMS facility has been introduced to send text messages to those who are not on the signal. Although it breaks end-to-end encryption, if you have chosen to use the signal for a lifetime, you may find this new feature extremely easy.

Read also: How to run Signal Private Messenger on Windows 10 PC And Mac

Make Signal your default messaging app for Android

If you set Signal as a default messaging app for Android, you will be able to manage SMS and other forms of communication in one place. So, in this article, we are going to share a step-by-step guide on how to use Signal as your default SMS and MMS app on Android. Let’s check out

step 1. First, open Signal app On your Android smartphone.

stage 2. Now tap on your profile icon.

Tap on your profile icon

step 3. Next, tap on ‘Adjustment’ switch.

step 4. On Settings, tap on Options ‘SMS and MMS’

Tap on 'SMS and MMS' option

Step 5. You have to tap on ‘SMS disabled’ Option to create a signal to your default SMS app.Tap on 'SMS Disabled' option

Step 6. Now, the app will ask for some permissions from you. make sure to Allow.


Step 6. Additionally, you can also enable ‘SMS delivery report’. It will request a delivery report for each SMS message you send.

Enable 'SMS Delivery Report'

this is the matter! You are done. This is how you can use Signal as your default SMS and MMS app on Android. Once installed as a default SMS app, you can use the signal to send and receive text messages and MMS.

So, this article is about how to use Signal as your default SMS and MMS app on Android. I hope this article helped you! Please share this with your friends too. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below.

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