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📱😀 Video & audio calls through Nextcloud on Android

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Nextcloud Talk for Android

Video & audio calls through Nextcloud on Android

Nextcloud Talk is a fully on-premises audio/video and chat communication service. It features web and mobile apps and is designed to offer the highest degree of security while being easy to use.

Nextcloud Talk lowers the barrier for communication and lets your team connect any time, any where, on any device, with each other, customers or partners.

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Download from Google Play Get it on F-Droid

Please note that Notifications won't work with the f-droid version due to missing Google Play Services.

Why is this so awesome?

Because it is self hosted!!! Audio/video calls and text chat typically require a central server. Some projects go commendably far in trying to ensure they can't see the data, so nobody, not government, advertising company or somebody who broke in the servers, can follow conversations. But the servers still have to mediate every call and text message, allowing them to map out who talks to who and at what time. This 'metadata' is as useful, if not more, to track people, than the full content, especially for mass surveillance purposes. Even if the data is not stored by the chat server, the hosting provider or a hacker could simply gather the data.

By hosting your own server, all meta data stays on your server and thus under your control!

If you have suggestions or problems, please open an issue or contribute directly :)

Contribution Guidelines

Please read the Code of Conduct. This document offers some guidance to ensure Nextcloud participants can cooperate effectively in a positive and inspiring atmosphere, and to explain how together we can strengthen and support each other.

For more information please review the guidelines for contributing to this repository.

Testing

So you would like to contribute by testing? Awesome, we appreciate that very much.

To report a bug for the alpha or beta version, just create an issue on github like you would for the stable version and provide the version number. Please remember that Google Services are necessary to receive push notifications.

Beta versions (Release Candidates)

via Google Play

Sign up at Google Play Beta channel to get Release Candidates via Google Play.

via github

You can also get the Release Candidates at github releases.

Alpha versions

via Google Play

To become an alpha tester you have to be signed up for the Google Play Beta channel and additionally you have to join the Alpha testing Google Group. After that you will receive the alpha versions via the Play Store (initially, this might take some minutes after signing up). However, in the Play Store the app will still be named "Nextcloud Talk (Beta)" even if you are an alpha tester, but you will receive the alpha versions. If a beta was released that is newer than the alpha version, you will get the beta in the alpha channel.

via Download page

In addition to google play, the alpha and beta apps can also be obtained from the Nextcloud Download page Please make sure to remember that these versions might contain bugs and you don't use them in production.

Apply a license

All contributions to this repository are considered to be licensed under the GNU GPLv3 or any later version.

Contributors to the Nextcloud Talk app retain their copyright. Therefore we recommend to add following line to the header of a file, if you changed it substantially:

@copyright Copyright (c)   ()

For further information on how to add or update the license header correctly please have a look at our licensing HowTo.

Sign your work

We use the Developer Certificate of Origin (DCO) as a additional safeguard for the Nextcloud project. This is a well established and widely used mechanism to assure contributors have confirmed their right to license their contribution under the project's license. Please read developer-certificate-of-origin. If you can certify it, then just add a line to every git commit message:

  Signed-off-by: Random J Developer 

Use your real name (sorry, no pseudonyms or anonymous contributions). If you set your

user.name
and
user.email
git configs, you can sign your commit automatically with
git commit -s
. You can also use git aliases like
git config --global alias.ci 'commit -s'
. Now you can commit with
git ci
and the commit will be signed.

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