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Self-destructing messages

Confide is your confidential messenger


by Confide, Inc.
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What is it about?

Confide offers off-the-record and “self-destructing” communication with text messages instead of images (as with Snapchat). Once messages in the app are read, they disappear for good. What’s more, it effectively deters users from taking screenshots of messages by concealing words until they are swiped and making each word disappear after it’s passed over.

Why we love it

The best feature of Confide is the ability of the app to prevent screenshots from your device. Self-destructing messages are also nice, allowing you to be sure that secret message won't be around forever. Confide takes privacy to the next level, allowing you the ultimate in secure messaging.

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App Details

Business Social Networking
Last updated
February 5, 2018
Release date
January 8, 2014
More info
Confide siri commands

Confide supports Siri commands

Send a Confide message to Steve saying revenue is ahead of projections but please keep this between us
Show my Confide QR code
Send a Confide message to Steve saying revenue is ahead of projections but please keep this between us
Show my Confide QR code

Confide is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $3.99

    Confide Plus

  • $6.99

    Confide Plus

  • $4.99

    Confide Plus

  • $1.99

    Confide Plus (Introductory Pricing)

  • $47.99

    Confide Plus

  • $35.99

    Confide Plus

  • $41.99

    Confide Plus

  • $34.99

    Confide Plus

  • $20.99

    Confide Plus

App Store Description

Confide is your confidential messenger. With end-to-end encrypted, self-destructing, and screenshot-proof messages, Confide gives you the comfort of knowing that your private communication will now truly stay that way.

• Messages are end-to-end encrypted
• Messages disappear forever once they are read
• Screenshot-proof messages with our patent-pending ScreenShield technology
• Send text, photos, videos, documents and voice messages
• 1-to-1 and group messaging
• Available for mobile, desktop, iMessage and Siri

Also available from Confide:

Confide Plus — More features. More control.
• Unlimited attachments
• Retract ("un-send") an unread message
• Themes
• Priority customer support

Confide has been used in over 180 countries and has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Bloomberg/BusinessWeek, NYT, WSJ, Washington Post and more.

Confide allows you to communicate digitally with the same level of privacy and security as the spoken word.

Download Confide and retake control of your digital conversations.


ScreenShield for iOS is a new technology which is only supported when the message recipient is using a recent version of the Confide app. But don’t worry, older versions of Confide are still screenshot-protected by our reading experience.


Confide for iMessage allows you to send and receive Confide messages entirely within the iMessage app. It’s completely frictionless – there’s no need to create an account. Due to technical limitations of iMessage apps, Confide for iMessage does not offer the same level of screenshot protection as the main app.


Price may vary by location. Subscriptions will be charged to your credit card through your iTunes account. Subscriptions are offered for either 3-month ($29.99) or 1-year ($59.99) periods, and will automatically renew unless canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. You will not be able to cancel the subscription once activated. Manage your subscriptions in Account Settings after purchase.


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