Following WhatsApp’s latest privacy gaffe, Signal witnessed an unprecedented exponential rise in subscribers Signal recently begun testing attributes that make the messaging app feel a little meaner in an attempt to shine a spotlight on its increasing popularity.
Signal v5.3.1 (Beta)
* Chat wallpapers have arrived! Choose unique wallpapers for individual chats or just set one default background for everyone if your patience is wallpaper thin.
* This update includes support for animated stickers along with the first official animated Signal sticker pack, “Day by Day” by Miguel Angel Camprubi. You can create your own APNG animated sticker packs in Signal Desktop too!
* Optionally tell your friends what’s going on or share something new “About” yourself in your Signal Profile.
- 12 Preset Wallpapers
- Select Your Own Wallpapers
Blur your wallpaper
- Keep it abstract and expressionistic of your Chats
Dark Theme dims Wallpaper
- Depending on the ambient light, the wallpaper can therefore be dimmed – this keeps the wallpaper into sync with the rest of the theme.
- Search, discover and deliver your buddies interactive cartoonish stickers!
Share something new “About” yourself
- Tell your mates what’s happening in and around or Share something on your Signal profile!
For now, these latest features to Signal seem to be in the app’s beta version. Probably soon, evaluation goes as planned so that it is possible to add them to the stable build. We’ll be sure to let you know when this comes live – Do join our Telegram channel for more updates..!
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