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How to chat for free: Do you want to make new friends but, thanks to a little shyness, you don’t know how to meet new people? Would you like to know if there are free chat services that can be used without registration, or if there are downloadable apps on smartphones, tablets or computer programs suitable for the purpose? If so, you will be happy to know that there are several solutions that I believe can work for you.

If you wonder how to chat for freeall you have to do is continue reading: in the course of the next chapters of this guide, in fact, I will talk to you in detail about what I believe are the best chat and instant messaging services, which can be used online, but also as an app for smartphones and tablets or as a computer program.

That said, if you’re curious to know more now and can’t wait to get started, sit down comfortably and just take a few minutes of free time. Read carefully the instructions I am about to give you, in order to identify the service that best suits your needs and start using it. I wish you a good reading and, above all, a lot of fun!

Is it possible to chat for free?

Before explaining to you how to chat for free, let me give you some preliminary information regarding this operation. In fact, you must know that succeeding in this intent is possible, as there are various online chat platforms that allow you to make new acquaintances. Nowadays, however, for chatting, more modern tools are generally preferred, such as dating apps (eg. Tinder) and instant messaging apps (e.g. Whatsapp), which, following registration, allow you to chat with other people.

Having said that, in the course of the next chapters I will explain how to use both solutions: if you want to know more about it, then, you just have to continue reading this tutorial and choose the solution that seems most suitable for you.

Chat for free without online registration

Would you like to chat for free with other people over the Internet but without having to register? In that case, take a look at the services I will tell you about in the following lines, in order to identify the one that best suits your needs.



eChat is one of the most famous online chat services and does not require registration to be used. Having said that, to get started, connect to the its official website and press the button Enter the chatlocated at the top of the menu bar.

Now, in the new screen that is proposed to you, type the username you intend to use to chat, referring to the text field Enter your nickname. After that, put the check mark in the box relating to the acceptance of the privacy and of conditions of use of the service. Finally, click on the button Enter the chat.

Once this is done, you can start writing messages in the public chat or you can chat privately with connected users. In the first case, type the message text in the text field Send a message and send it by pressing the key Enter.

To chat with a user privately, instead, click on theirs first name located in the right sidebar, then use the text field Send a messageto type and send your message (in the new tab that will be proposed to you).

At any time, you can switch between the private and public chat screens by clicking the first name of the same.



Another solution that you can use to chat for free online is the chat platform provided by the website Chat Italywhich stands out for its extreme simplicity of use.

That said, to start using it, connect to his official website and type the username you intend to use to chat, in the text field Enter your nickname. Also, if you wish, type in other optional information as well, such as theagethe sex and the city where you live. Once this is done, click on the button Log into access the chat.

At this point, all you have to do is start chatting: type the message you want to publish in the text field Send a message and press the button Enterto send it.

Do you want to chat privately with someone online? If so, click his usernamelocated in the list on the right, then press the button Messageto open the dedicated private chat and write a message, proceeding as already explained in the previous lines.

At any time, to return to chat publicly with other users, click the first name public chat, located in the left sidebar.

Free chat app

You would like to use some free chat app or you wonder if there are gods free chat programs to download on computer? If so, you’ll be happy to hear that I’m about to tell you about some of the major chat apps, like Tinderand messaging apps, such as Whatsappwhich in many cases can also be used on a PC through special clients or Web interfaces.


Tinder chat

Among the chat apps that I want to recommend you to use is Tinder: surely you have already heard of it, as it is one of the most famous freemium services aimed at those who want to make new friends and, perhaps, even establish new romantic relationships.

Tinder can be used from smartphones and tablets, by downloading the app of the same name for free Android And iOS / iPadOSbut it is also possible to use it from a computer by connecting to yours official website.

You also need to know that basically how Tinder it is free but, for unlimited use (for example to find out who has liked your profile) it is necessary to subscribe. Prices start at € 9.99 per month (Tinder Plus) or from € 32.99 per month (Tinder Gold).

That said, if you intend to avail yourself of it on Androidlinked to Play Store and press the button Install, to download and install the app. On iOS / iPadOSinstead, presses the button Getthen unlock the download and installation of the app via the Face ID, Touch ID or password of your iCloud account.

At the end of the procedure, start Tinder, pressing on its icon added to the home screen and / or to the drawer of your device. When starting the app, sign up via telephone number or through your account Facebook and, consequently, personalize yours profile. Also, make sure you have enabled geolocation services.

Once this is done, you will be shown the profiles of users registered on Tinder in your vicinity: in order to chat with a person, however, there must be the condition of compatibility and, therefore, a mutual interest. In this regard, if you want to chat with a person because he interests you, press the icona of the heartin correspondence of his profile that will be proposed to you, to put “like”.

In the event that the “like” is mutual, then both will be notified of the condition of compatibility. At that point, you can chat with the user in question by pressing his name in the section Messages of the app (the comics) and using the dedicated chat, through which to send text and multimedia messages.

If you have any doubts or problems, refer to my tutorial where I explain how to start a conversation on Tinder. Furthermore, for more information, I suggest you read my in-depth guide in which I explain in more detail how Tinder works.



Whatsapp is definitely the most popular free instant messaging app in the world. It can be used for sending single and group messages to your contacts. Whatsapp can be downloaded for free on Android And iPhonebut you can also use it on a PC, via its desktop client for Windows and macOS or its online interface, WhatsApp Web, accessible from all major browsers. In both cases, the content of the app on the smartphone is repeated (device that must be turned on and connected to the Internet for the service to work).

That said, let’s take action. After downloading the WhatsApp app from the Play Store Of Android or fromApp Store Of iOS (in this regard, if you do not know how to proceed, refer to this tutorial of mine), you must register for the service through the telephone numberso you can start chatting with your address book contacts.

Once this is done, refer to the section Chat, to start a private or group conversation with other people subscribed to the service and start sending text messages, in the text field that is shown to you. Among the other most prominent features are those concerning the ability to send multimedia attachments such as photo, video And papersas well as the ability to call (the handset icon), video call (the video camera icon) and send voice messages (microphone icon) to contacts.

In this regard, in case you need more information about it, I suggest you read my tutorial completely dedicated to how WhatsApp works.

Other free chat apps

Other free chat apps

Would you like more tips on apps to use for free chat? If so, you’ll be happy to know that there are several other services available to you, both in terms of messaging apps and chat apps. Find some more examples in the following lines.

  • Telegram (Android/iOS/iPadOS) – is the most popular alternative to WhatsApp when it comes to instant messaging apps. It allows you to chat free of charge over the Internet with other users subscribed to the service, as well as offering other features such as the ability to make voice calls and send voice messages. Telegram it can also be used from a computer by downloading its desktop client for Windows and macOS or by accessing his web version. It works even when the smartphone is turned off. I told you about it in more detail in this tutorial of mine.
  • Badoo (Android/iOS/iPadOS) – it is another famous dating app, through which it is possible to chat with unknown people, even using its Web version. The use of the service is basic free, but the unlimited use of some features is a payment, with prices starting from € 7.99 per week, for the subscription Badoo Premium. For more information on using the service, read my guide dedicated to the subject.
  • Facebook Messenger (Android/iOS/iPadOS) – Messenger is the instant messaging app you need to be able to chat with your Facebook contacts, thanks to which you can send voice, text, multimedia and much more. If you want to know more about the subject, I suggest you read my tutorial dedicated to its operation.