In addition to WhatsApp and Telegramusers of social networking and instant messaging platforms also have other application options in which they can set conversations direct with contacts as it is signala platform similar to the previous ones and that offers various security options for people.
Among the features that this application has available to users who have a profile within this platformis to establish group chats with a limit up to 1,000 people included in the same conversation space. However, to be included in these groups, users must receive an invitation from one of the members who created the group and be administrators of the same.
The only options for sharing access to one of these group chats are that one of the administrators directly share the access link (or that you configure the conversation to allow anyone to make a invitation), or failing that, use a QR code that provides direct access to this conversation.
It may interest you: This texting app is stealing data and should be removed
How to send an invite QR code to a Signal group
According to the app support page of signalsending an invitation to join a group chat is a feature that corresponds to what the platform refers to as “New Groups” that offer security options to each person invited.
To use the QR codes invitation, people must open the group chat window and touch the name of the group, in this way they will be able to see the “Chat settings” button, which will be the starting point to access this special code of invitation.
Once this option is entered, you will find the function corresponding to “Link to the group”. In this section you will have access to the button Share and among the options that appear, you must select the one of QR code.
It may interest you: How to identify WhatsApp messages that download viruses and generate automatic advertising
with the image of code on the screenusers will be able to show it to the person they want to invite so they can enter any application of their choice and scan the code from their phonethis will automatically take you to the group of the platformalthough for the link to work correctly the invited user must have the application installed signal previously on your device.
How to send an invite link to a Signal group
The support platform signal indicates that they can only be generated invitation links for New Chat Groups and not for those who have previous versions of the function.
Similar to the generation of QR codespeople will have to enter the group chat settings and then the Link to group option.
Within this section, you will have to activate the function. Optionally, if the person performing this action is a group administrator, you can click the option approve requests so that people with access to the link go through a prior filtering process before being part of the conversation.
It may interest you: 30 years ago the first text message was sent, this is the story
Once this feature is active, users will be able to click on the Share option to copy the link set for the group chat and share it on the platform they want. In any of the options, it is preferable that the person receiving the invitation Have the app already installed on your cell phone.