How to use Signal App in your Desktop or Laptop
How to use Signal App in your Desktop or Laptop

How to use Signal App on your Computer?


Signal, the most secured and popular messaging app, lets you access your account on a Windows, Mac, or in Linux Laptop or Desktop.

Signal has grabbed popularity for its enhanced security and privacy features. They also claims that all messaging that you access on your laptop or desktop is private and secure.

Using Signal on your computer is slightly different than using other messaging app. You need to download their web app on your desktop or laptop for using it.

Here are the steps you will need to follow to start using Signal on your Desktop or Laptop.

Download Signal App on your computer

  • First of all open Signal official website.

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  • Now, click on download for Windows, Mac, or Linux.
  • Signal app will start downloading.
  • Once downloaded, run the application and it will show you a QR code.
  • Now, open your Signal app on your smartphone.
  • Click on your profile picture.
  • Here, you can see a ‘Linked Devices’ Option.
  • Click on Linked Devices and then click on ‘+’ button.
  • Now, scan the QR code opened in your computer.
  • Scan it, and a popup opened in your smartphone click on ‘Link Device’.
  • Now, your computer will ask for ‘device name’ to enter.
  • Enter your device name and click on ‘Finish Linking Phone’.
  • It will start syncing your contacts and groups.
  • Done, you can now use Signal on your computer.
How to use Signal App in your Desktop or Laptop

How to Unlink your account

To unlink your account from desktop or laptop, follow the simple steps:

  • Open your Signal app on your smartphone.
  • Click on your profile picture.
  • Here, you can see a ‘Linked Devices’ Option.
  • Click on ‘Linked Devices’ Option.
  • Here, you can see all your linked devices.
  • Click on that, and a popup will open.
  • Now, click on ‘Unlink Device’ Option.
  • Done, your account will be unlinked from computer.

Some FAQs related Signal

  • Is Signal Desktop Secure?

Yes, all messaging that you access on your laptop or desktop is private and secure.

  • Can you use Signal on Desktop?

Yes, you can access your account in desktop or laptop by following just simple steps.

  • How do I connect Signal to my desktop?

First of all open Signal app on your smartphone, click on your profile photo, here you can see a option of Linked Devices option, click on that and then click on ‘+’ sign.

Now, scan the QR code which is shown in your desktop. Done your Signal account is connected to your desktop.

  • Is there a web version of Signal?

You can use Signal on your computer by just downloading their app on your computer. Here in this article we include steps to download and use it.

  • Does Signal desktop sync messages?

Yes, After scanning QR code, it will start syncing your contacts and groups.