I’m searching for an “noob-proof” matrix messenger that is supposed to replace WhatsApp.

It should have E2EE enabled by default and a backup/restore function for contacts, chats and settings (preferably local backup, but nextcloud would be fine aswell).

It would be nice if you could also mention matrix clients that work on iOS, Linux and Windows as well (if there are any), since not all of my contacts use android or are always reachable per phone.

Happy to hear your recommendations and experiences.

Thank you!

Fluffy chat is by far the easiest as it behaves more like an Instant Messenger with less focus on groups which is what makes element confusing. There’s also much easier key handling and verification across devices. For anyone using a mainstream app like WhatsApp, element is a mess…confusing as hell.

As someone who uses Element, this is music to my ears. Great install choices too! (Links taken from <a href=“https://fluffychat.im/”>fluffy.im</a>, I’m just messing around with styling in the post)

<style> .smallimg img { width: 20%; height: 20%; } </style>

<div class=“smallimg”> Mobile App:<br> <a href=“https://apps.apple.com/app/fluffychat/id1551469600”><img src=“https://i.imgur.com/xCD3zW4.png” /></a> <a href=“https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=chat.fluffy.fluffychat”><img src=“https://i.imgur.com/ckEP22u.png” /></a> <a href=“https://f-droid.org/de/packages/chat.fluffy.fluffychat/”><img src=“https://i.imgur.com/TWX93TU.png” /></a> </div>


<div class=“smallimg”> Desktop:<br> <a href=“https://fluffychat.im/web”><img src=“https://i.imgur.com/dJ8285u.png” /></a> <a href=“https://snapcraft.io/fluffychat”><img src=“https://i.imgur.com/dTZDwVW.png” /></a> <a href=“https://flathub.org/apps/details/im.fluffychat.Fluffychat”><img src=“https://i.imgur.com/Nvc8YjE.png” /></a> </div>

This comment proves Web 3.0 is here.

How so?

Comments have download buttons. It is like a mini webpage within comments. Explodes my mind as a millenial who has used the internet for so long.

idk, it’s just markdown, that’s nothing new.

it’s just markdown

Echedenyan looks at the full HTML code without even a Markdown reference (even if are the Markdown engines the ones which provide support for it).

Unfortunate time to comment this. I’ve realized my error now too, not that it matters.

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