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With numerous Android users out there, and most of them might use the same apps as others are using. Well, we all have been in such circumstances where we’ve downloaded various applications on our smartphone or tablet, however then all of a sudden, we have experienced difficulties with various features of the app that gets updated from time to time.
A bunch of developers over at XDA chose to throw together an application called AppChat, that can allow users to have a chat room for each of the apps they have installed on their devices. Basically, it allows the users to chat with other like-minded people who might be using the same apps on their device.
With AppChat users can talk with other fellow users via live chat rooms. One can use the app, in order to help fellow users who are having problems in using the app.
On opening the app, users will see a thorough listing of all the apps that have been installed, along with the total number of users and new messages. Some of the most common features of the app are mentioned below.
- The app, AppChat – automatically detects, for which app the screen-shot is for and after that it offers to upload it to that chat.
- AppChat also includes a shortcut, which will help the users to open the chat room for any app from inside the app itself. They will just need to swipe up from the bottom right corner of the screen to call up an AppChat button.
- Users can send text and images, mention other users, and flag inappropriate posts.
Some Recent Updates Made For The App – AppChat
- An update has been provided for the app, i.e. , users can now post clickable links in the messages.
- The app also now features a like button and it will even show you the like count.
- More messages will now be visible per chat. This can be considered as a good or a bad sign.
- Users can delete their own messages, if they make any mistake within the chat.
- Spam filtering and banning is based on flagged messages.
- The app comes with a clean & neat UI.
- The app does not collects personal information about the users, and allows them to chat anonymously.
- Low and minimal permissions are required in order to fully operate the app.
- Usage of low RAM space.
- The app automatically adds screen-shots to the specific app chat window.
- Users can flag the inappropriate and offensive messages.
As the app is still in its development phase, that the developers call as Alpha Stage. Hence, the application is not Bug free. Still there are a lot of features which need to be looked after
- A delay time has been seen while posting the messages.
- No confirmation messages appears after posting the screen-shots.
- Many reports of the app crashing down have come.
Although the app, AppChat is available for a free download from the Google Play Store, still there are some vital features which needs to be figured out. But still, it should not deter you to try the app for your smartphone. Just keep in mind, as the app is still in the development phase, and the developers are still trying to fix things, don’t expect top-notch quality features for the app. We will have to wait for sometime, before it comes out with all latest features in it and by fixing the flaws.