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Syphon

A privacy centric matrix client
New in version 0.2.2
0.2.2

🔮 New Features:
- Edit Messages
- Rename Devices @EdGeraghty
- Delete Messages @Florian-Sabonchi

🐛 Bug Fixes
- Cert issues on old devices
- Reworked Syncing and Message Handling
- Pulling messages since last open correctly
- Notifications not displaying with local service
- Various issues with keyboard height for the media preview list

📐 Refactoring
- Lots!
Please be aware Syphon is in Open Alpha.

Syphon is a privacy centric matrix chat client built on the foundations of privacy, branding, and user experience
in an effort to pull others away from proprietary chat clients to the matrix protocol.

Syphon is a not for profit effort, and will always be a community driven application with a mission to help others communicate freely.

Email us with any questions, concerns, or to get involved for hello@syphon.org.

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Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 0.2.2 (2003) suggested Added on 2021-11-23

    This version requires Android 4.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.USE_FULL_SCREEN_INTENT
    • android.permission.SCHEDULE_EXACT_ALARM
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

    Download APK 38 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.2.0 (2000) - Added on 2021-10-25

    This version requires Android 4.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.USE_FULL_SCREEN_INTENT
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

    Download APK 38 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 0.1.13 (230) - Added on 2021-08-29

    This version requires Android 4.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • android.permission.USE_FULL_SCREEN_INTENT

    Download APK 31 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log