Chat and messaging app builder - Create a chat app

Build a Chat & Messaging App. No Coding Necessary.

Easily create a Chat and Messaging App for Android and iOS using Shoutem’s no-code app builder.

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Your mobile apps will be suitable for both Android and iOS. No additional effort.

Make a chat app without coding

Intuitive dashboard

Intuitive dashboard inside chat app builder

Choose from existing templates and features to kick-start your app development.

Chat & messaging app features

Build a chat & messaging app that has the following features:

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How To Make a Chat App in 3 Easy Steps

Design and publish a mobile app in just a few minutes.

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1. Choose a template

To make a chat app, choose from one of the pre-built Shoutem app templates

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2. Set features

Select features from the Chat app builder that best suit your needs


3. Publish

Hit the publish button and upload your app to Google Play and the App store

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With Shoutem Pro, our team of expert developers will help you take your idea from idea to fully-functional mobile app, including:

  • App design
  • App development
  • Content import
  • App publishing
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Using Shoutem to Build Your Chat & Messaging App

Chat messaging apps are one of the most used and commonly downloaded apps ion the App store and Google Play. If you’re looking to build your own chat messenger app but don’t know where to start, Shoutem’s no-code, drag-and-drop app builder can help you turn your idea into a fully functional mobile app.

Here are some of the chat & messaging app features you can build using Shoutem.

Features Inside Shoutem’s Chat & Messaging App

Personal Chat

The personal chat feature allows the users to chat with each other directly. Within personal chat, users can send photos, videos, and other important attachments to other users.

Group Chat

 Shoutem also allows you to create group app features so multiple users can chat together at one time.

Video Calls

Give your users to speak face to face with the video calling feature. The video call features allows your users to take a break from texting and chat together using their phones mobile cameras.

Voice Call

Allow your users to make voice calls internationally using wifi. Shoutem allows you to build a voice call features so your users can stay in touch using your mobile app.

User Profiles

The user profile feature allows your users to add custom profile images and about me sections.

Location Sharing

The Location Sharing feature allows your users to track each others physical location. This feature can be used to find other users’ mobile devices, track arrival times for social events, and more.

Features inside Chat & Messaging App Builder

Benefits of Using Shoutem’s Mobile Chat App Builder

No-code Mobile App Builder

Using the Shoutem platform, you can build an instant messaging app for Android and iOS without writing a single line of code.

Pre-built App Templates

Shoutem’s pre-built templates allow you to quickly bring your apps ideas to life. The drag-and-drop functionality also allows you to easily add new features to your app.

Customer Support

Need help building your app? The Shoutem team is available via email in case you need help troubleshooting or publishing your mobile app.

Chat App Builder FAQ

How do you create a chatting app?

To create a chat app, you need to build a backend to handle messaging and a frontend with a chat interface to connect users. However, Shoutem’s mobile app builder allows you to easily build a chat app using our no-code, drag-and-drop interface.

How much does it cost to build a chat app?

The cost to build a chat app can range from $10,000 to over $100,000 depending on its features and complexity. You can also use Shoutem to build a mobile chat app for free and only pay upon publishing.

How do chat apps work?

Chat apps work by connecting users via a backend server, and then allowing them to exchange messages in real time through a frontend user interface on their mobile devices.


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