Gap, is a unique cloud-based communication app with value added service like no other international messaging apps, it fulfils all communicational needs of different users such as private encrypted conversation, the creation of group and channel, group chats. And another unique feature is having the backend for developers!
Yes, for registering in Gap, you must enter your mobile/ cell number.
No, neither party will see the others phone number, however, there is an exception. if you have somebody‘s number saved as a contact and then when you send him/her a message, your number also becomes visible to him/her.
It depends on your device operating system, (iOS, Android) you can download Android version of Gap from the URL https://www.Gap.im/en. or Google plays store and for iOS, you can download from the Apple store. After installing Gap, for activation, you should enter your mobile/cell number in the relevant box so that you get the 4-digit verification code via SMS. If you did not receive the text message, the code would be announced to you by a voice call.
For accessing gap on your PC or laptop, you should use our web version. Just go to URL https://www.Gap.im
After entering the Gap, you can see 4 sections in the top of the first page as below:
5- Value added services (VAS) you can activate your desired service!
My Gap: A cloudy space for archiving files, images, information and ... as private data.
Stickers: Here, you can install new stickers or delete the existing ones.
Favourites: there is a list of all images, videos, files, messages and ... that you marked them as your favourites.
Login to the web with QR Code: you can access your gap account via our web client just by holding just your mobile's camera opposite the shown barcode in web client page.
Support: If you have any question about Gap, you can contact relevant experts here.
Settings: here is some settings for Gap (This section will be described in its related section)
Invite friends: The basic invitation is done by a simple SMS. It will be charged as standard outgoing SMS by your carrier. Naturally, you have other options to bring your friends here. Try sending them a download link via any other messaging service such as email, Telegram, WhatsApp and etc.
For updating the contacts, in the contacts section, touch the page and drag it to the bottom to be updated.
Watch:It means your message is now sending to the server.
One tick:your message has been received on the server but as your contact is not online and he/she has not received the message on his account.
Double tick: Your message has been received by your contact account but it is unread.
Eye: Your contact has received and read the message.
At the conversation section with the related contact, touch on his/her name at top of the page then adds him/her to the blacklist.
Tap the green "plus icon" in the down right corner in the chat screen then select the "Create Group" item. Now select the contacts you want to add to the group. Tap the word "continue" on the top right of the current page. At the next page, write a name for the group and select the type of that (private or public), make an identifier then write the Group description (It is not necessary).
The process is like the group creation but you tap the Create Channel at the first screen.
At the private channel/group, new members can be added just by the owner of the channel/group but at the public channel/group, new members can be added by all members of the channel/group. And, at the public channel/group, there is a link for joining others but we do have not such a link in private channel/groups.
there are two ways:
A) After entering to the related channel/group, tap the setting in the top right of the current screen then select the "silent".
B) After entering to the related channel/group, tap on the channel/group name then activate the "Silent" from settings.
Enter to that channel/group then tap on the setting in the top right of the current screen. Now, tap on the "Delete History and Leave channel/group".
If you are the owner (channel/group creator), enter to the related channel/group, tap on the channel/group name then touch the setting on the top right and tap "Set Admin". Now touch "Add admin" then tap on each member that you want to set as admin.
Enter to the related channel/group, tap on that channel/group name then touch the setting on the top right and tap "Change Group Name". Now, write a new name then Ok it.
Touch the related group and hold it to a menu be opened then tap on the "Delete History". Now your history in this group is deleted.
After entering to the user menu, tap on the circular icon or image at top of the current page. Here you can change your name, image, username and the description that will be shown to others.
For changing the font (size and type), background and theme of your Gap APP, go to user menu -->settings -->chat settings.
To do this, go to user menu -->settings --> notification settings. Here, you can turn the notifications on or off for chats, groups, in-app Notification.
To do this, go to user menu -->settings --> notification settings -->Badge. Here, you can change the status of that for messages.
If you're looking for more security and privacy protection, you can define a password in order to enter to Gap. To do this, go to user menu -->settings --> password. Here, you can activate the password then enter your desired password. Changing it is also possible here.
Go to user menu -->settings --> Blacklist. Here, you can remove the black status from any blocked contact.
To do this, go to user menu --> settings -->Auto download. Here you can activate or deactivate the auto-download while using mobile data or Wi-Fi.
Go to user menu --> settings --> clear Cache. Here you can delete the Cache of videos, images, voices and so on separately.
It is enough to go to user menu --> settings --> language settings. Here you can change the language of the Gap.
Gap messenger has been translated into Persian, Arabic, Turkish and English.
Go to user menu --> settings --> Always enabled. Now, APP service is running in the background and always will be accessible.
To see that, go to user menu --> settings --> active sessions. You will see all the sessions that have been connected to your Gap account.
If there is any unknown session, you can delete it. In this case, that device will not able to connect to your account and his/her access will be terminated.
To do that, go to user menu --> settings --> active sessions -->delete account.