Gryphn Secure Text Messaging

Gryphn Secure Text Messaging


(4 stars)


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The most popular upgrade to your stock texting app on the Android Market, Gryphn defends and secures all of your texts messages, for free! Now you have control over what your text message does after it leaves your phone. Send and receive all regular text messages in the app and choose to use additional features: sent-message encryption, image self-destruct, on-device message encryption, and forward/save disable on sent messages, all with a simple and beautiful user interface.

★ Uses your current phone number
★ Uses your phones address book
★ Images can be set to Self Destruct
★ Screenshots are disabled
★ Messages, videos and images are protected from export via an encrypted database
★ Encrypts all SMS/MMS messages locally on the device
★ Control if your encrypted text messages can be Saved by the recipient
★ Control if your encrypted text messages can be Forwarded by the recipient
★ 30 Second Setup
★ 100% Free

When composing a New Message just slide the on/off switch in the upper right-hand corner to turn encrypted text messaging ON and hit send. In order to Decrypt a your secure message the recipient will need to have Gryphn Secure Messaging installed.

To enable/disable (enabled by default) go to Settings>Security>DRM>Self Destruct.
This feature only applies to picture messages sent with the security (i.e. encryption) turned on. The recipient must also have the app installed. Once received, the recipient will have 15 seconds to view the message, at which point it will automatically be deleted.

Gryphn Secure Messaging is a true text messaging solution, not a chat client. There is no new social network to join or friends to add. Gryphn Secure Messaging becomes your primary texting application allowing you to conduct your secure text messaging as well as regular text messaging within one application. No more jumping from app to app

**International Support Coming Soon**

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Special thanks to the Guardian Project ( for their work on IOCipher and SQLCipher for Android. These security libraries are free, open source and secure. Go check them out.


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Recently changed in this version

Added Message Self-Destruct feature.

Settings>Security>DRM>Self Destruct
- Causes a picture message to automatically delete on the recipients phone
- Added DRM encryption at rest

Enhanced international support.

Comments and ratings for Gryphn Secure Text Messaging
  • (61 stars)

    by Zefareu Privatis on 27/06/2013

    Must connect to Google account to function. No thanks.

  • (61 stars)

    by Randy Hoopes on 26/06/2013

    Would be 5 stars if no password

  • (61 stars)

    by Samuel Davidson on 17/06/2013

    Its an ok app serving the purpose of privacy but the lack of being able to change the password without having to uninstall and then reinstall the app is quite a nuisance. Plus it would be nice if you could set the lock clock at intervals, perhaps to the

  • (61 stars)

    by Jake Bryan on 13/06/2013

    I really like the features in the app but I think it has some work to go. I had problems when I received voice mail SMS the app just crashed and I had to delete a whole conversation due to that. Please fix it immediately!

  • (61 stars)

    by Chris Swinney on 10/06/2013

    I gushed over this app initially, but after some use, I discover it has a persistent tendency to lose (or corrupt?) stored public keys, resulting in everything sent "decrypting" as blank messages.

  • (61 stars)

    by Jake Hale on 09/06/2013

    Won't receive it's own activation message so it's useless to me.

  • (61 stars)

    by Mattie Perry on 07/06/2013

    I put in my password and hit wrong key and now I can't access my text. This is crazy. What can I do to get access without losing everything???