In this guide, we will show you how to send automated replies in Signal app. In recent times, many of the smartphone users have converted to the online messaging app, Signal as it has proven to be a safe messaging platform. Signal is characterized by a plethora of features, concerning security and other aspects of a messaging app that has made the experience of Signal a lot improved, but there still are some things that it lacks.
An important feature that messaging apps should have is the automatic reply functionality. Talking about which, it is not seen in many of the major messaging platforms. This feature is not available for many of the top messaging apps, including Messenger, Instagram and even telegram. This feature vastly improves a user’s experience of using a messaging platform and is looked forwards to by many users.
In order to make it possible to send automated replies in Signal, a developer that goes by the name TK Studio has released an application known as the Autoresponder for Signal. TK Studio has been doing related work in the past few years as it has already launched an app that allows to send automatic replies in the Instagram app. So in this guide, we will be looking at how to use the Autoresponder for Signal app to send automated replies in Signal. Read on!
Send Automated Replies in Signal
The good thing about the autoresponder for Signal is that you do not need to sign in separately into your Signal account in the responder app. The autoresponder for Signal only requires access to your notifications and from the notification section, the autoresponder can send automatic replies to messages from your contacts. You should not be worried about your privacy being endangered by a third party app as the auto responder by TK Studio is completely safe to use.
What is integral is that you have to grant access to your notifications to this app. It is necessary so that the auto responder can send replies to your conversations, otherwise, it would not be able to show you the various replies you could send to your conversations over the Signal app. So in this tutorial, we will be looking over the download and installation of the Autoresponder for Signal app along with how to use it to send automatic responses to your chats on Signal.
STEP 1: First of all, you have to download and install the Autoresponder for Signal – Auto reply bot from the Google Play Store.
STEP 2: Open the application on your device once the installation is completed.
STEP 3: Then you have to tap on the Get Started button that shows on your screen. When you click on it, the app will ask for permission to access your notifications, which you will have to grant.
STEP 4: After that, you are required to switch on the toggle for “Autoresponder for SGNL” under the notification access menu.
STEP 5: Once done, you will have to tap on the ‘+’ icon that appears on the main page of the autoresponder. Tap on it.
STEP 6: Now you have to set the criteria for what the received message should be and what will the reply to that corresponding message. You are free to add as many automatic replies that you want.
STEP 7: The Autoresponder app comes with a free version and a paid version. With the free version, you only get options of “exact match” and “similarity match.” But once you buy the paid pro version, you will get access to additional features such as “pattern matching,” “expert pattern matching,” and even a “welcome message.”
STEP 8: When you have added the rule or the automatic reply, you also get the option to choose whether you want that criteria to be set for individual conversations or your group chats. If you choose “individuals,” you will only be able see automated replies in your notification area for individual chats in the Signal app, but if you choose “groups”, this will mean that you will see automated replies in your notification area for group chats. Furthermore, you also can choose “Both,” which will show automated replies for all kinds of chats.
STEP 9: In addition to that, you also have the option to choose automatic replies for specific conversations. Apart from that, you can also classify a list of ignored chats to which you will not be able to send automated replies from your notification area.
STEP 10: If you buy the paid version, you also get the luxury of setting time intervals and days in which you can send the automated replies in Signal.
STEP 11: Then finally to save your rules, you need to tap on the check mark button that appears on the bottom of the screen.
Initially, you can preset replies to certain messages such as “Hello”, “Hi” or “How are you” or other common words or phrases. Then whenever you want to set automated replies for any other words or phrases, you can keep on adding them as rules to the “Autoresponder for Signal” application.
Autoresponder for Signal features:
There are a lot of features that the Autoresponder for Signal provides to you. The list of features is available at the main page of the app. The list goes as:
- Auto-reply to Signal messages
- React to all messages when you’re busy
- Send replies to specific messages
- Welcome message for new chats – requires Pro
- Live answer replacements
- Multiple replies in one rule – requires Pro
- Works with contacts and groups
- Ignore and specify contacts and groups
- Automatic scheduler with delay
- AI with Dialogflow.com – requires Pro
- Tasker plugin — requires Pro
- Backup rules for easy recovery
So that was it! This is how you can send automated replies in Signal app without keeping your privacy at risk. We hope that you found this guide helpful. If you have any queries, let us know in the comment section below.