Signal has added chat wallpapers to its Android and iOS app with update 5.3, adding to list of features that are similar to what WhatsApp offers. Chat wallpapers will allow Signal users to set individual backgrounds for their chats or use a default background for all chats. This feature was seen in a beta version of Signal last week and has now made its way to the stable version of the app. The team shared the development on Twitter, along with a post that describes new data management options that have been added to the app as well.
Through the, messaging service shared that it has added chat wallpapers with version 5.3 for and users. Chat wallpapers, just like with Signal’s competitor , allow users to set an image as the background for chats.
WhatsApp has had chat wallpapers for quite some time now and it addedfor chats in December. Introduced to Signal now, this feature is another addition to the list of features being added to the app that are already present in WhatsApp.
, another online messaging service, has been taking at WhatsApp ever since the -owned messaging service earlier this month. Signal being another competitor to Telegram, was not spared either. Telegram’s official account replied to Signal’s tweet about chat wallpapers and said, “You mean like the ones we’ve had since 2019?”
Additionally, Signal alsothat it added a setting in the app to use less data for calls, and it can be controlled by the user. This is part of and Signal users can choose if they want to make calls while on mobile data only, on Wi-Fi or mobile data, or never. Android users can tap on their profile in the app and select Data and Storage. This option is labeled Data Usage for iOS users. Here, they should see a Use less data for calls section with the three aforementioned options.