Fun, free messaging for life. With hike, messaging has never been simpler.hike is a new messenger that lets you send free messages to your friends and family! With hike you can message friends that are on hike and also those who aren’t on hike too! You’ll never have to use another messaging app again. Better yet, its absolutely FREE!
hike uses your 2G, 3G or WiFi (when available) to message with friends and family.
WHY USE HIKE:
★ CHAT FOR FREE: Once you download the application, you can chat with any of your friends for free. Hike to hike messaging is free, always, worldwide.
★ FREE HIKE2SMS TO INDIA : We’ve also built in FREE hike to non-hike SMS. So if your friends aren’t on hike you can still message them. And better yet, for free! Free SMS can only be sent to India.
★ FREE SMS INVITATION: Invite anyone & everyone via SMS for FREE.
★ GROUP CHAT: Create a group chat with friends and family on hike and also with those who aren’t on hike via Free hike SMS. All in one group!
★ SEND PHOTOS, VIDEOS: You can send photos videos and more to friends on hike and also those who aren’t on hike via Free hike SMS!
★ FAST: hike is super fast. With sent, delivered, read and typing notifications, it feels like you’re having a chat with someone in person.
★ SIMPLE, PERSONAL: We’ve spent countless hours making hike a gorgeously simple app. Messaging has never been simpler and we mean it.
★ NO USERNAME & PINS: Just like SMS, hike works with your phone number and integrates flawlessly with your existing phone address book. Its that simple.
★ ALWAYS ON: hike is ALWAYS ON. There no more confusion about logging in and logging out. With hike you’re ALWAYS CONNECTED.
★ AS OPEN AS SMS: With hike you never need to add “buddies”. Your Address Book is used to automatically connect you with your friends and family. You can message all your friends, even those who aren’t on hike,
★ EMOTICONS: We did say it was ‘Fun, free messaging for life’. hike has some awesome emoticons that you can share with friends. You’ve never seen more emotional and funnier emoticons!
★ OFFLINE MESSAGES: Just in case your phones off, hike saves your messages offline until you turn your phone on again
★ 128-bit SSL ENCRYPTION: Messages on hike are now encrypted over Wi-Fi
★ MOVE TO SD CARD: The app can now be stored on the SD Card!
★ FAVORITES: Discover friends on hike and add them to your favorites
list with ease
★ PROFILE PICTURES: Tap on a friends profile picture to enlarge it
★ LOCATION SHARING: Share your location with friends
*** PIN Issues: Please contact [email protected] for any PIN related queries. We’ll get back to you within the hour! ***
We’d love to hear from you about hike If you have any feedback, questions concerns, please email us at:
What’s in this version:
- MP3, PDF, DOC, PPT: Now you can send all kind of files including doc, pdf, ppt and much more!
- Big Files? Not a problem any more! Share files upto a 100MB each. Now that’s what you call big!
- Multi-Select: Select multiple files to send on the go!
- Chat Themes: Hike is now packed with 11 new awesome chat themes that you’ll love!
- Multiple Chat Select: Select multiple chat bubbles inside a chat and quickly copy, forward or delete them
- Loads of bug fixes
THIS APPLICATION HAS ACCESS TO THE FOLLOWING:
- SERVICES THAT COST YOU MONEY
DIRECTLY CALL PHONE NUMBERSAllows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn’t allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.
- YOUR LOCATION
PRECISE LOCATION (GPS AND NETWORK-BASED)Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as mobile towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.APPROXIMATE LOCATION (NETWORK-BASED)Allows the app to get your approximate location. This location is derived by location services using network location sources such as mobile towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine approximately where you are.
- YOUR MESSAGES
RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGES (SMS)Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
- NETWORK COMMUNICATION
FULL NETWORK ACCESSAllows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
- YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
READ YOUR CONTACTSAllows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your tablet, including the frequency with which you’ve called, emailed or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge. Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you’ve called, emailed or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
- PHONE CALLS
READ PHONE STATUS AND IDENTITYAllows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active and the remote number connected by a call.
MODIFY OR DELETE THE CONTENTS OF YOUR USB STORAGE MODIFY OR DELETE THE CONTENTS OF YOUR SD CARDAllows the app to write to the USB storage. Allows the app to write to the SD card.
- SYSTEM TOOLS
PREVENT TABLET FROM SLEEPING PREVENT PHONE FROM SLEEPINGAllows the app to prevent the tablet from going to sleep. Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
- YOUR ACCOUNTS
FIND ACCOUNTS ON THE DEVICEAllows the app to get the list of accounts known by the tablet. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed. Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
- HARDWARE CONTROLS
CONTROL VIBRATIONAllows the app to control the vibrator.
- NETWORK COMMUNICATION
VIEW NETWORK CONNECTIONSAllows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.RECEIVE DATA FROM INTERNETAllows apps to accept cloud-to-device messages sent by the app’s service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.
- SYSTEM TOOLS
RUN AT STARTUPAllows the app to start itself as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the tablet and allow the app to slow down the overall tablet by always running. Allows the app to start itself as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
TEST ACCESS TO PROTECTED STORAGE TEST ACCESS TO PROTECTED STORAGEAllows the app to test a permission for USB storage that will be available on future devices. Allows the app to test a permission for the SD card that will be available on future devices.READ CALL LOGAllows the app to read your tablet’s call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. This permission allows apps to save your call log data, and malicious apps may share call log data without your knowledge. Allows the app to read your phone’s call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. This permission allows apps to save your call log data, and malicious apps may share call log data without your knowledge.