SchildiChat for Android is a Matrix Client based on Element Android.

Compared to the Element app, SchildiChat features following changes:

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SchildiChat comes in two variants:

While the variants differ in whether they support FCM push notifications, they both do support UnifiedPush, which allows users to choose an alternative push provider. Please refer to the UnifiedPush website if you are interested in how to set this up.

Depending on the installation method, you can get either stable releases only, or beta releases, if you want to help testing the latest features and don't mind some extra bugs. All official sources to install SchildiChat are listed in the following.

Easy installation

SourceVariant
Google Play StoreFCM
F-Droid (*)FOSS

(*) Built by the F-Droid team. Updates often delayed for a couple of days.

Fast stable updates from the SpiritCroc F-Droid repo

App nameVariant
SchildiChat[f]FOSS
SchildiChat[g]FCM
SchildiChat (*)FCM

(*) Updates compatible with the version from Google Play Store.

Beta releases from the SpiritCroc test-builds F-Droid repo

App nameVariant
SchildiChat.Beta[f]FOSS
SchildiChat.Beta[g]FCM

Direct downloads for the latest stable version

App nameVariant
SchildiChat[f]FOSS
SchildiChat[g]FCM
SchildiChat (*)FCM

(*) Updates compatible with the version from Google Play Store.

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