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Briar is available on Google Play again

Status update Update (February 28, 13:20 UTC): Briar is available on Google Play again. Briar was briefly removed from Google Play because we didn’t provide Google’s review team with a username and password for testing the app. We … Read more →

Briar 1.4 released - offline app sharing, message transfer via SD cards and USB sticks

Press release The Briar Project released version 1.4 of its Android app today. This release adds a couple of new features, highlighted below. First of all, users can now share the app offline. Prior to this release, the only way to get the app was to … Read more →

Briar 1.3 released - image attachments, profile images and disappearing messages

Press release The Briar Project released version 1.3 of its Android app today. Thanks to support from eQualit.ie, this release adds several new features that have been requested by many users over the years. With today’s release, users can … Read more →

Briar 1.2 released, contacts can now be added by exchanging links

Press Release The Briar Project released version 1.2 of its Android app today. This release allows users to add each other securely by exchanging links. Previously users needed to meet in person or ask a mutual contact to introduce them. Most … Read more →

Briar 1.1 released with dark theme, new emoji and more

Press Release The Briar Project released version 1.1 of its Android app today. This release adds new features following the app’s first public release in May. Thanks to support from the Open Technology Fund, the new release has a dark theme … Read more →

Briar - Secure P2P Messenger Releases First Version, Receives New Funding

Press Release The peer-to-peer messenger Briar released its first stable version today. It is available for Android devices from Google Play or F-Droid. This release follows a security audit and a 10 month public beta period during which many bugs … Read more →

Briar - Darknet Messenger Releases Beta, Passes Security Audit

Press Release After extensive private beta tests, the first public beta of Briar was released today. Briar is a secure messaging app for Android. Unlike other popular apps, Briar does not require servers to work. It connects users directly using a … Read more →