iOS users, see information on a separate page here. Android users continue below.
Signal now has video calls! Like all Signal messages and calls, these are private too! Read more on our blog post.
FIRST, update to Signal Android version 3.29+
SECOND, allow video calling
- Open Signal
- View Settings
- Choose Advanced
- Tap "Video calling beta" until the slider is blue
THIRD, start or open a conversation thread with a contact
FOURTH, message your contact and request they complete the FIRST and SECOND steps listed above
FIFTH, initiate a call and enable video
- Tap the phone icon with a lock towards the top right
- Verify and accept a safety number change if there is an alert
- Tap on the camera icon to allow the camera from YOUR side of the call