Bored of talking to your friends on Facebook and WhatsApp? Looking to spice things up a little? Sometimes talking to strangers can be really beneficial to your mind. Living in the Digital Age has its own perks, one of which is the ability to chat with random strangers anonymously using your smartphone. I made a list of 10 best anonymous chat apps for Android and iOS with you that you definitely enjoy.
Before we begin, chances are most of these anonymous sites might save your chats, even though they say otherwise. So, don’t say or do anything in the anonymous chat app that will make you regret later. With that being said, let’s begin.
Best Anonymous Chat Apps
Best for: one-on-one chat with strangers
Omegle one the oldest and still the most popular sites where you can talk to strangers in one-on-one chat sessions. And turns out, it’s available on iOS as well. Sorry Android users. Unlike the web version, you need to create an account in the app, by entering your username, email address, etc. Although, none of that is verified, so you are free to use any random information you like. Once you login in, the app randomly paired for one-on-one chat sessions. Unfortunately, a lot of features such as – filter by gender or video chats, are locked behind the paywall.
Install Omegle (iOS)
Best for: requesting strangers to wake you up with a call
Wakie was introduced as a non-traditional alarm app that offers calls from strangers to wake you up. It is more than just that and offers so much more. With this app, you can request strangers to wake you up with a call. You can also ask for opinions, suggestions, request for a company, and listen to other people. All of these requests are posted on a live feed board and people can tap to join. The app is not completely anonymous and you can choose to show your original profile. However, if you want to hide that you can do that in settings and hide your picture, name, and other personal details. Wakie works well and has an active community of awesome people.
Best for: Chatting anonymously with people near you
Connected2.me is another anonymously chatting which is heavily inspired by Instagram (ahem Snapchat). Once you open the app, it shows you a bunch of profiles near you with whom you can chat directly. And on the top, it has stories from its users, just like you see on Instagram.
You don’t need to create a user account to send or receive messages, however, you will need one to create stories. There is also a unique ‘Shuffle’ which gives you random users who’re online and available for chat.
Connected2.me is available for both Android and iOS.
Best for: Chatting anonymously with people based on what’s on your mind
Whisper is one of the more popular anonymous chat apps for Android out there. It has a huge user base with a thriving community. If you are looking for meaningful discussions instead of sex and adult-related chats, Whisper is for you. Most users claim to have had meaningful conversations that had some kind of positive impact on their minds and behavior.
You can whisper your deepest desires and innermost thoughts with total strangers without having to reveal your real identity. You can find people based on topics of interest and location.
5. Meet Me
Best for: people who just want to casually chat with strangers
MeetMe was originally intended to be a dating site, but destiny had other plans for the team. Today, MeetMe is one of the largest anonymous chat apps with a user base of more than 100 million. Apart from meeting amazing new strangers, there are features such as counting profile views you have received, the number of admirers you have, and gifts you have received.
The app also features some arcade and casino based games that you can enjoy with your new found friends. Although it has a dating touch to it, it is an amazing app to meet new people and make new friends.
Best for: chat with strangers near you
Another one of the anonymous chat apps for Android devices. RandoChat will allow you to meet and chat with new people, truly the anonymous way. You don’t have to create a new ID or register with an email ID. Just download and install the app, launch it, and begin chatting right away. The app will delete all your messages after they are sent to the person you are chatting with. RandoChat will also not store your IP address and location to keep you safe. RandoChat doesn’t allow nudity, NSFW, and racist content to promote a healthy and positive atmosphere.
Install RandoChat (Android)
ChatOften is an iOS exclusive app that helps you to chat to strangers. Some of the unique features of the app include – ask questions, share secrets, etc. The app discourages the users to reveal your personal information which is good if you are looking for privacy. The company also claims there are no bots in the system, which is a frequent occurrence in this genre.
Install Frim (iOS)
Best for: Chatting with strangers around the world
If you are looking to chat with strangers and random people on specific topics, topics that you are passionate about and interested in, Chatous can help you. Sometimes, it happens that your friends are not interested in discussing things that you are interested in, leaving you wanting for more.
Chatous works like Twitter wherein you can find topics using hashtags. Upon choosing the hashtag, you will enter a chat room and be able to chat with people who are also interested in the same topic that you chose. All this happens anonymously and you can exit the chatroom whenever you want. Chatous will allow you to share audio, video, and images, and also share YouTube videos right inside the app. It is one of the best anonymous chat apps for Android out there.
Best for: Video Chatting with strangers
Holla is the only anonymous chat app on the list that is a video chat app. Instead of communicating with text and media files, you will be video chatting with strangers. Holla is very popular with a user base of more than 10 million. It has adopted a Tinder-like interface where you can swipe strangers to talk with.
Holla claims that all its users are real. You can swipe left until you find someone you want to video chat with and that’s it. It is simple to use and free. Offensive and adult content is not tolerated which means it is a good platform if you are looking for genuine people.
Best for: Discuss movies and YouTube videos with strangers
The final app in our list is not exactly a chat app. Instead, Rave lets you watch Netflix and YouTube with your remote friend. But the reason to include Rave here their public chat room feature. The app is not totally anonymous though, once you install Rave, you need to create a free account and login to your Netflix. Next, you’ll see various public chat room of people watching popular Netflix and YouTube video. Simply join that room and start texting or talking while you watch. Or you can create your own chat room for the movie you like and other people can join you. The app chatting feature includes basic text chat with symbols and emoticons.
Best Anonymous Chat Apps
Whether you are looking for complete anonymity, chat apps, video apps or meeting people in real life, there is an app for everything. We have taken care to showcase different types of app that cater to different types of people, again with different needs. Let us know what you think, your experience, and if you know of any other good app in the comments below.