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Confide - private messaging

Confide - private messaging

Confide

Send and hide confidential text messages & files with Confide private messenger.

4.5 Ratings 14K+ Reviews 1M+ Downloads

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  • Lawyers and IT Admins will love it Sep 27, 2019

    By DarkheartLives
    Oftentimes I need to give quick confidential advice to a client, but am wary of them inadvertently sharing it in a manner that will void the attorney/client privilege that could allow an opposing party to use it against them like a confession (the 'worst case scenario' advice lawyers are always giving). This is the only app I've found that I trust to deliver a written message that should otherwise only be given verbally. I'm not a criminal lawyer so no assertions on how it would fare against determined law enforcement, but for civil law work I think it's the only app you should ever use for sensitive communications. In 10 years it will be considered malpractice to send messages any other way. Don't miss the boat, it makes you look good - ahead of the pack plus it could save the case or the deal from the client who loses their phone weekly. Please note that if you want to recall a message you sent or read an old one, basically anything beyond the most basic functionality, it will cost you $5. I don't know if that's per feature or what, just be advised that mistakes might be fixable --- for a price. The developer's sales technique is bit annoying, but I don't feel I was bait and switched like most other apps that do this, and these guys have to make money somehow so no insult intended.
  • Jul 23, 2021

    By Glenn Mclean
    It's an exceptionally well put together app. Hi thank you very much for it and keep on keeping on thank you very much though seriously for the app wonderful asset to my device and my social media skills thank you.
  • Unparalleled Confidentiality Mar 29, 2019

    By DiegoStillLives
    Other apps have end-to-end encryption, but that defeats the purpose if the person saves the messages you all have or screenshots them. This app blocks the screenshot AND notifies the other person. And then on top of that you can only read one line at a time and then it has to erase before you can reply or if you even leave the screen.
  • Great concept and app Jun 14, 2019

    By mckumabear
    Been using Confide for a few years. I love the concept that the digital age has caught up to the idea that every message need not be recorded for the ages on a server. Finally a way to have a confidential conversation without fear the written words will appear 10 years from now for nefarious reasons.
  • Aug 1, 2021

    By ATUL SINGH
    This is a very good aap.you can relie on it.it is very supportive also.i give five star rating to this app.
  • Screen View Jan 11, 2018

    By M99inspect
    I like the app and all and now you can’t do screen shots which is a good thing but I have a comment having to do with using an iPhone. If I double tap the Home button (I have a 7+) you see programs that had been opened and one of them in my case would be Confide. Well the name of the person I “Confide in” shows up so maybe there’s a way to illuminate the name from showing.
  • Many Options for Privacy Aug 19, 2018

    By BretAZ34
    I was skeptical at first but the subscription is well worth it. I even asked the receiving contact to try to take a screenshot which was denied and notified me that it was tried. Retracting whenever you want is a great feature too.
  • Issues Oct 31, 2017

    By Smitty Werben jager man jenson
    The app is great but you need to make it so they cant screenshot it at all, or at least tells you if they do. I tested it with myself and you can hold on the text and still take a screenshot. Also i cant send a picture by using the "take a picture" button but i can with camera roll. Other than those issues it is great.
  • Photos Oct 30, 2019

    By ika1ka85
    When I go to the Photos app, or take a screenshot of my screen on a different app, if I want to share it, I can’t find Confide on the list of apps to use to send the photo. I see iMessage, Signal, and other apps to share the photo with, but not Confide. Is this intentional or it’s supposed to be on the list if I want to share a photo from the Photos app?
  • Must have May 3, 2021

    By tellymade
    Keeps the crazies from always screenshooting your messages, a must have if you u don't want your pic text or text saved on whoever's phone. Go with paid version so u can delete a sent text that hasn't been read.
  • Lawyers and IT Admins will love it Sep 27, 2019

    By DarkheartLives
    Oftentimes I need to give quick confidential advice to a client, but am wary of them inadvertently sharing it in a manner that will void the attorney/client privilege that could allow an opposing party to use it against them like a confession (the 'worst case scenario' advice lawyers are always giving). This is the only app I've found that I trust to deliver a written message that should otherwise only be given verbally. I'm not a criminal lawyer so no assertions on how it would fare against determined law enforcement, but for civil law work I think it's the only app you should ever use for sensitive communications. In 10 years it will be considered malpractice to send messages any other way. Don't miss the boat, it makes you look good - ahead of the pack plus it could save the case or the deal from the client who loses their phone weekly. Please note that if you want to recall a message you sent or read an old one, basically anything beyond the most basic functionality, it will cost you $5. I don't know if that's per feature or what, just be advised that mistakes might be fixable --- for a price. The developer's sales technique is bit annoying, but I don't feel I was bait and switched like most other apps that do this, and these guys have to make money somehow so no insult intended.
  • Jul 23, 2021

    By Glenn Mclean
    It's an exceptionally well put together app. Hi thank you very much for it and keep on keeping on thank you very much though seriously for the app wonderful asset to my device and my social media skills thank you.
  • Unparalleled Confidentiality Mar 29, 2019

    By DiegoStillLives
    Other apps have end-to-end encryption, but that defeats the purpose if the person saves the messages you all have or screenshots them. This app blocks the screenshot AND notifies the other person. And then on top of that you can only read one line at a time and then it has to erase before you can reply or if you even leave the screen.
  • Great concept and app Jun 14, 2019

    By mckumabear
    Been using Confide for a few years. I love the concept that the digital age has caught up to the idea that every message need not be recorded for the ages on a server. Finally a way to have a confidential conversation without fear the written words will appear 10 years from now for nefarious reasons.
  • Aug 1, 2021

    By ATUL SINGH
    This is a very good aap.you can relie on it.it is very supportive also.i give five star rating to this app.
  • Screen View Jan 11, 2018

    By M99inspect
    I like the app and all and now you can’t do screen shots which is a good thing but I have a comment having to do with using an iPhone. If I double tap the Home button (I have a 7+) you see programs that had been opened and one of them in my case would be Confide. Well the name of the person I “Confide in” shows up so maybe there’s a way to illuminate the name from showing.
  • Many Options for Privacy Aug 19, 2018

    By BretAZ34
    I was skeptical at first but the subscription is well worth it. I even asked the receiving contact to try to take a screenshot which was denied and notified me that it was tried. Retracting whenever you want is a great feature too.
  • Issues Oct 31, 2017

    By Smitty Werben jager man jenson
    The app is great but you need to make it so they cant screenshot it at all, or at least tells you if they do. I tested it with myself and you can hold on the text and still take a screenshot. Also i cant send a picture by using the "take a picture" button but i can with camera roll. Other than those issues it is great.
  • Photos Oct 30, 2019

    By ika1ka85
    When I go to the Photos app, or take a screenshot of my screen on a different app, if I want to share it, I can’t find Confide on the list of apps to use to send the photo. I see iMessage, Signal, and other apps to share the photo with, but not Confide. Is this intentional or it’s supposed to be on the list if I want to share a photo from the Photos app?
  • Must have May 3, 2021

    By tellymade
    Keeps the crazies from always screenshooting your messages, a must have if you u don't want your pic text or text saved on whoever's phone. Go with paid version so u can delete a sent text that hasn't been read.
  • Jun 15, 2021

    By Milton David Trabal
    Very disappointed in how they calculated the days of free trial... to the minute on the 7th day... I would've thought I had until midnight of the 7th day... wrong... I started it at 1 am Day 1 and it expired at 1 am day 7... not 11:59 pm... so they charged me $99 for a year's subscription and when I contacted them, they never responded. It's OK, they obviously need the money more than me, and obviously don't know the power of word of mouth and the internet. STAY AWAY. YOU'VE BEEN WARNED ⚠️
  • Jun 25, 2021

    By Lawrie Rajendran
    I never rate but this is The Worst! Stay away and you'll thank me later. This is the worst app, which clickbaits you into a loop where you would've no other choice than to invite others to have the pro subscription to be able to read your confidential messages. They are a big scam i now found and apparently the founder only is involved in such scamming apps. Stay away!
  • Careful Jan 27, 2020

    By The Hidebehind
    Beware if you think you’re downloading a free app. The $59 subscription will be billed to your account days later and Apple will be unable to issue a refund since Confide abides by Apples policies. You can avoid being charged if you cancel the auto renewal in your Apple ID subscriptions tab: settings, Apple ID, subscription, Confide. Unlike most subscriptions that tend to offer a prorated refund, Confide, by default, locks you into a year of service. I emailed Confides customer service and was told that Apple handles all refunds. I was hoping to love this app but it’s difficult to convince other recipients to pay to receive messages, especially when they’re at risk of unintentionally signing up for a $59 service that they thought would be free, or at worst, be billed $4 for a month of service. $59 billing surprises can’t be a smart business model.
  • Good idea but faulty if used within the iMessage app Nov 30, 2020

    By xoxoang
    The reason I am rating this 1 star is because I tested it out within the iMessage app and it doesn’t prevent screen shots for texts or pictures. Within the Confide app itself, it works the way it’s supposed to, but the other person would need to have the app downloaded as well and not everyone is going to do so. So if I want to send a confidential message to someone who doesn’t have this app, and so I choose to use this application via the iMessage app instead, it’s 100% faulty. If this were fixed I’d rate it higher. But for that reason...I’m out. A good alternative to this is the ‘Off the Record’ app which functions properly within the iMessage app as far as sending confidential messages or pictures, self destructs, and prevents screen shots, etc.
  • Jun 30, 2021

    By M. Faizan
    I can't send sim card messages using this app. You have to create account and the other person too, than you can chat with him. Useless for me.
  • Aug 3, 2021

    By xXRev MaynerdXx
    Everyone in the network of friends has to have the app it's a great idea I would pay for it if it will stand alone
  • Jun 5, 2021

    By Serge Kannon
    Riiiiiggghhhht! I'm going to pay $10 a month for a messanger app for all the comments are complaining that they can't stop their subscription. 😂😂😂 I'll also wager that you're five star ratings are fake and purchased.
  • Mar 22, 2021

    By Matt King
    For everyone that is complaining about being charged, after they canceled. Some solution to your issue. Before the free trial is over, (I'd do it personally the very next day of getting the app,) call your bank and tell them to stop payment on whatever the business name is. That way, you can use the free trail, and not have cancel and not have to worry about the charge anyways. Clearly, this company needs to be reported, as they are taking people's money on purpose. Lawyer up on them.
  • Mar 30, 2021

    By Brandi McCarty
    Not as great as I thought! I will receive a notification that I have a message. I'll go to check it sometimes I don't even see a message anywhere. and if a friend writes me three or four times back to back I go to check it and I can only read one message... Waste of money
  • May 9, 2021

    By Faith Unwavering
    Useless unless the person you're writing to or receiving a message from also uses this service. Otherwise, it's a great idea.

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  • Unparalleled Confidentiality Mar 29, 2019

    By DiegoStillLives
    Other apps have end-to-end encryption, but that defeats the purpose if the person saves the messages you all have or screenshots them. This app blocks the screenshot AND notifies the other person. And then on top of that you can only read one line at a time and then it has to erase before you can reply or if you even leave the screen.
  • Great concept and app Jun 14, 2019

    By mckumabear
    Been using Confide for a few years. I love the concept that the digital age has caught up to the idea that every message need not be recorded for the ages on a server. Finally a way to have a confidential conversation without fear the written words will appear 10 years from now for nefarious reasons.
  • Aug 1, 2021

    By ATUL SINGH
    This is a very good aap.you can relie on it.it is very supportive also.i give five star rating to this app.
  • Many Options for Privacy Aug 19, 2018

    By BretAZ34
    I was skeptical at first but the subscription is well worth it. I even asked the receiving contact to try to take a screenshot which was denied and notified me that it was tried. Retracting whenever you want is a great feature too.
  • Must have May 3, 2021

    By tellymade
    Keeps the crazies from always screenshooting your messages, a must have if you u don't want your pic text or text saved on whoever's phone. Go with paid version so u can delete a sent text that hasn't been read.
  • So far so good May 24, 2021

    By BrooklynBailey
    Liking it so far, however it can be a little annoying scrolling to view every line of the sentences. Maybe that should be an option rather then every message
  • Snap chat May 28, 2019

    By IIGeo2
    Simple product easy to use keeps your business your own. No need to worry about deleting. I would not advise using for anything remotely work sensitive. Because still traveling thru third party server.
  • Apr 2, 2021

    By D'Ann Jackson
    Love that this app you can't screen shoot and erases after you read it.
  • Jul 15, 2021

    By Kristi-lee Wilson
    I like the app, I find it fun and interesting
  • Great App for Confidentiality Jul 12, 2018

    By Someoneserious
    A lot of us don’t want encrypted messaging applications to “do” or “say” something bad, nor wrong. You want an application that will allow you to express your thoughts and feelings without fearing someone may misinterpret the communication. This is THAT app!
  • Lawyers and IT Admins will love it Sep 27, 2019

    By DarkheartLives
    Oftentimes I need to give quick confidential advice to a client, but am wary of them inadvertently sharing it in a manner that will void the attorney/client privilege that could allow an opposing party to use it against them like a confession (the 'worst case scenario' advice lawyers are always giving). This is the only app I've found that I trust to deliver a written message that should otherwise only be given verbally. I'm not a criminal lawyer so no assertions on how it would fare against determined law enforcement, but for civil law work I think it's the only app you should ever use for sensitive communications. In 10 years it will be considered malpractice to send messages any other way. Don't miss the boat, it makes you look good - ahead of the pack plus it could save the case or the deal from the client who loses their phone weekly. Please note that if you want to recall a message you sent or read an old one, basically anything beyond the most basic functionality, it will cost you $5. I don't know if that's per feature or what, just be advised that mistakes might be fixable --- for a price. The developer's sales technique is bit annoying, but I don't feel I was bait and switched like most other apps that do this, and these guys have to make money somehow so no insult intended.
  • Jul 23, 2021

    By Glenn Mclean
    It's an exceptionally well put together app. Hi thank you very much for it and keep on keeping on thank you very much though seriously for the app wonderful asset to my device and my social media skills thank you.
  • Screen View Jan 11, 2018

    By M99inspect
    I like the app and all and now you can’t do screen shots which is a good thing but I have a comment having to do with using an iPhone. If I double tap the Home button (I have a 7+) you see programs that had been opened and one of them in my case would be Confide. Well the name of the person I “Confide in” shows up so maybe there’s a way to illuminate the name from showing.
  • Issues Oct 31, 2017

    By Smitty Werben jager man jenson
    The app is great but you need to make it so they cant screenshot it at all, or at least tells you if they do. I tested it with myself and you can hold on the text and still take a screenshot. Also i cant send a picture by using the "take a picture" button but i can with camera roll. Other than those issues it is great.
  • Photos Oct 30, 2019

    By ika1ka85
    When I go to the Photos app, or take a screenshot of my screen on a different app, if I want to share it, I can’t find Confide on the list of apps to use to send the photo. I see iMessage, Signal, and other apps to share the photo with, but not Confide. Is this intentional or it’s supposed to be on the list if I want to share a photo from the Photos app?
  • Seems pretty secure & it’s free!!! Aug 12, 2018

    By ZeeeDatzMi*
    However, it’s version that cost money seems more secure and I would recommend it if you’re really trying to fly under the radar. Because the regular app has a flaw and allowing people to screenshot your messages when using iOS at least.
  • Good very good Jul 22, 2020

    By My third name
    I like this app & security but i would like to be able to keep a message a day or 2 if i could. I feel very safe using the app. No problems & very easy to use.
  • Love the app, but dark mode doesn’t work on iOS 13.1 Sep 25, 2019

    By Drevil007
    Great way to text when you want to make it hard for recipients to screenshot.
  • Great App (Question) Sep 26, 2017

    By sultansportal
    This is a great app , just wanted to check with ios11 update with video screen recording , will this record the chats and the videos received ?
  • I like this app Aug 29, 2019

    By cell2071
    But is it possible we can get a threaded messenger I hate reading messenger then going back to open it again ?
  • Great Jun 28, 2019

    By rjriera
    Let’s face it, the one and only use of this app is cheating, for that, is a little expensive, but the basic functionality for one recipient it’s enough Keep faithful and save some bucks
  • Icon Feb 16, 2021

    By ShortstopKing
    It didn’t allow the Icon to show up on my phone for quick access. I have to go to the App Store to open it up
  • Invite friends Dec 1, 2020

    By SWARGRL
    Hey I never got any rewards and I had 5 people download confide?! What’s my reward? Where does that show up? What “reward” can I get for my 5 friends who joined?
  • Mar 30, 2021

    By Brandi McCarty
    Not as great as I thought! I will receive a notification that I have a message. I'll go to check it sometimes I don't even see a message anywhere. and if a friend writes me three or four times back to back I go to check it and I can only read one message... Waste of money
  • May 9, 2021

    By Faith Unwavering
    Useless unless the person you're writing to or receiving a message from also uses this service. Otherwise, it's a great idea.
  • Apr 15, 2021

    By Tina Gunnels
    everything cost money to do even simple stuff like changing the text color. you are alloted 5 attachments a month, that's stickers, personal photos and videos.
  • Wanted to Like This App Apr 9, 2020

    By VS4Many
    Loved all of the features, but it wouldn’t allow me to enter contacts manually. It wanted to send invites from the email connected to my iOS and I didn’t want clients having my personal email address. It absolutely wouldn’t let me send a message to anyone without trying to get into my contacts. Deleted app and searching for another one that allows me more privacy.
  • Stay Away if you need Anonymity Oct 3, 2017

    By fourdoorvolvo
    This app requires an email to set up potentially tying you to all messages ever sent and received from the account. And it doesn’t state anywhere that it’s open source, so it’s likely not. Meaning that there is ZERO GUARANTEE that that don’t keep logs or that account hacking can’t happen. There are better apps out there. Do some homework.
  • You are not protected Aug 28, 2019

    By wadesterk
    For the reason(s) many seek to use such an app there actually is a false sense of security. Confide hands over any and all authority-requested data with zero resistance. The app itself functions quite well and for all intents and purposes is a solid for messaging. Just don’t think you have any secrets.
  • Waste of time May 29, 2018

    By Eryximachus69
    Easy to defeat, and not useful to evade LE. If you have a girlfriend who wants to use this, it’s probably a bad sign. This app is effectively useless in my opinion. Four years later, if the 1,500 contacts I have, only 7 use this app. The market has spoken.
  • Takes two to Tango Jan 3, 2018

    By GMac803
    Unfortunately, you can’t just send confidential texts to people contacts or other if they don’t download and install the app. Disappointing.
  • No phone or face to face video available Mar 26, 2021

    By classy lady 48
    Cannot tell when message was written and are not able to call or have face to face video. Going back to Signal.
  • Fails sometimes May 31, 2020

    By butta
    Inconsistent with message indicated but I can I Only see a blank screen! No obvious tool or way to fix this , even by deleting and reloading.
  • Jun 15, 2021

    By Milton David Trabal
    Very disappointed in how they calculated the days of free trial... to the minute on the 7th day... I would've thought I had until midnight of the 7th day... wrong... I started it at 1 am Day 1 and it expired at 1 am day 7... not 11:59 pm... so they charged me $99 for a year's subscription and when I contacted them, they never responded. It's OK, they obviously need the money more than me, and obviously don't know the power of word of mouth and the internet. STAY AWAY. YOU'VE BEEN WARNED ⚠️
  • Jun 25, 2021

    By Lawrie Rajendran
    I never rate but this is The Worst! Stay away and you'll thank me later. This is the worst app, which clickbaits you into a loop where you would've no other choice than to invite others to have the pro subscription to be able to read your confidential messages. They are a big scam i now found and apparently the founder only is involved in such scamming apps. Stay away!
  • Careful Jan 27, 2020

    By The Hidebehind
    Beware if you think you’re downloading a free app. The $59 subscription will be billed to your account days later and Apple will be unable to issue a refund since Confide abides by Apples policies. You can avoid being charged if you cancel the auto renewal in your Apple ID subscriptions tab: settings, Apple ID, subscription, Confide. Unlike most subscriptions that tend to offer a prorated refund, Confide, by default, locks you into a year of service. I emailed Confides customer service and was told that Apple handles all refunds. I was hoping to love this app but it’s difficult to convince other recipients to pay to receive messages, especially when they’re at risk of unintentionally signing up for a $59 service that they thought would be free, or at worst, be billed $4 for a month of service. $59 billing surprises can’t be a smart business model.
  • Good idea but faulty if used within the iMessage app Nov 30, 2020

    By xoxoang
    The reason I am rating this 1 star is because I tested it out within the iMessage app and it doesn’t prevent screen shots for texts or pictures. Within the Confide app itself, it works the way it’s supposed to, but the other person would need to have the app downloaded as well and not everyone is going to do so. So if I want to send a confidential message to someone who doesn’t have this app, and so I choose to use this application via the iMessage app instead, it’s 100% faulty. If this were fixed I’d rate it higher. But for that reason...I’m out. A good alternative to this is the ‘Off the Record’ app which functions properly within the iMessage app as far as sending confidential messages or pictures, self destructs, and prevents screen shots, etc.
  • Jun 30, 2021

    By M. Faizan
    I can't send sim card messages using this app. You have to create account and the other person too, than you can chat with him. Useless for me.
  • Aug 3, 2021

    By xXRev MaynerdXx
    Everyone in the network of friends has to have the app it's a great idea I would pay for it if it will stand alone
  • Jun 5, 2021

    By Serge Kannon
    Riiiiiggghhhht! I'm going to pay $10 a month for a messanger app for all the comments are complaining that they can't stop their subscription. 😂😂😂 I'll also wager that you're five star ratings are fake and purchased.
  • Mar 22, 2021

    By Matt King
    For everyone that is complaining about being charged, after they canceled. Some solution to your issue. Before the free trial is over, (I'd do it personally the very next day of getting the app,) call your bank and tell them to stop payment on whatever the business name is. That way, you can use the free trail, and not have cancel and not have to worry about the charge anyways. Clearly, this company needs to be reported, as they are taking people's money on purpose. Lawyer up on them.
  • Jun 25, 2021

    By An Ban
    Can't even add a friend. Not doing what it's supposed to.
  • Mar 8, 2021

    By Angela Keys
    Wouldn't return my money. I didn't even sign up for this and there was no reasoning available.i will give confide bad review everyday while I am made to keep their service that i don't use.

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