Here is how you can download Sandes app on your mobile in competition of WhatsApp privacy policy

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Modi Govt is trying hard to launch its own desi app for Indian users named Sandes app in competition of whatsapp post various rumors of whatsapp stealing users data and peeking into users privacy as there were talks that the data will be shared with facebook. 

Is Sandes app available for everyone ?

You can not download this app from play store or apple store because this app is not yet available there. There is an APK link on the Govt website where Sandes app can be downloaded however it is still not ready for everyone to use. The link is still not publicly circulated, and is not yet ready for public however it will launch soon and it will be available on google play store and apple app store. 

Post privacy and security concerns over whatsapp, and notifications sent by whatsapp regarding new privacy policy, Indian users are apprehensive about sharing their data with the app. If Sandes app is launched under the guidance of Indian Government, called a native messaging app for Indian users which will give competition to Whatsapp. 

What is Sandes App ?

Sandes is a messaging app developed by Indian Govt for Indian users. The app is developed by NIC (National Informatics Center) under the guidance and supervision of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEIT). If users start uninstalling whatsapp and install Sandes app, then users will not fall under the new privacy policy set by whatsapp.

How to download Sandes App

Officially, this app is not yet launched for everyone and that’s why this app is not available on app stores online. We request you to not fall in trap of other apps as there are many similar apps available and none of them is from Indian Govt at the moment. If you want to download the app, then you can go to the link shared below to install the APK which is from the Govt website and start using the app directly from this link. 

Check this link

Above link shared is the only trusted source at the moment and this app can only be downloaded using this link. We believe this link means that this app is ready and it will be launched soon for everyone including its available on app stores too. 

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Here is how you can create an account and setup Sandes app

You will need your mobile number or email id once you have downloaded the app using the APK link.

  • You will receive OTP soon after entering your mobile number to verify.
  • Post receiving OTP, you will then need to verify your details.
  • You will have to fill your name and other information like gender etc. 
  • Upload your profile photo when it asks.
  • You will need to say YES to permission this app asks for. 
  • Once setup is complete, this app is ready to use.

Please note that officially, this Sandes app is available to government employees only. And APP administrator has full right to allow you to use the app at the moment or not.

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