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How to make encrypted iPhone calls using Signal

With the NSA tracking everything there is to track and privacy become more difficult to achieve starting to think about making encrypted phone calls isn’t a bad idea. The guys over at WhisperSystems have launched a new iOS app called “Signal” which will allow you to do just that.

Making use of ZRTP protocol for secure voice communication the incredibly well designed app allows you to simply make calls with your existing number and future updates will make it compatible with TextSecure a much used encrypted text messaging app.

How to make encrypted iPhone Calls

Signal app

All that is required is for you to download Signal from the App Store. Once you open up the app the sign up process starts which all you are required to do is insert your phone number, the app will automatically import all of your contacts. You will only be able to make encrypted calls if other contacts also use the app.

The app is also compatible with RedPhone its Android equivalent.


Rakshit Garg

About the author Rakshit Garg

Hey, I'm Rakshit. I live in the Bay Area in the United States, and have always been interested in technology since I was a young kid. I aspire to be a computer scientist in the future, but I spend my time in the present writing apps, studying programming, and learning new things. Read More

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One comments on “How to make encrypted iPhone calls using Signal
  1. Khoa Hoang on said:

    “With the NSA tracking everything there is to track and privacy become more difficult to achieve starting to think about making encrypted phone calls isn’t a bad idea.”

    Terrible grammar.

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