In this post, you will learn How to use Hike Messenger 🙂
Hike Messenger app is a chatting app that is easy to use and users can create customizable Chat emojis with their own image to make the chatting experience even more fun. Let’s dive in, to learn how to use hike messenger app to chat.
Step 1: On your phone, open the play store/app store and type “Hike Messenger” in the search bar.
Step 2: Tap on the “Hike Messenger” from the list of apps shown, mostly, it will be the first item on that list. But make sure it is the correct one. This will open the app’s store listing page, with the option to Install.
Step 3: Tap on the Install (Android /Get (iOS)) button and the app starts downloading to your phone
Step 4: After downloading, the Android play store then installs the app.
Step 5: Once the app gets installed, tap on the Open button to start the app.
Step 6: Now on the screen that appears, tap on the “Get Started” button.
Step 7: To create an account, fill in your details like Name and number on the registration page.
Step 8: A “Verification Code” will be sent to the contact number that you have provided as your mobile number.
Step 9: Enter the code and you can start using “Hike Messenger” now.
Configuration of your Chats:
Open the settings tab and then tap on Chat to customize your chat settings.
You have the option to Double-tap to Nudge, a feature that lets you send a “nudge” notification to someone in a chat window when you double-tap inside the chat window.
– Turn on / off Send free SMS to offline contacts in India.
– Earn free SMS that you can use to send messages to other phones.can change any of the options mentioned above according to your preference.
Creating a HikeMoji
When you sign up, the app requires you to create an avatar based on your own image, known as Hikemoji. Let’s learn how to create a Hikemoji.
Step 1:While registering, the app prompts you to create a Hikemoji. Choose your gender and tap on Take selfie.
Step 2: Once your image is captured, the hike app processes it and creates an illustrated avatar of yourself.
Step 3: You can then customize the look with different make overstyles on offer inside the app.
Step 4: Once you have setup your Hikemoji, you can tap on the “done” button on the top right corner.
Initiating a Chat:
Step 1: To initiate a chat with someone, tap on the Chat section icon from the bottom menu.
Step 2: Once the Chat section opens up, tap on the New chat icon
Step 3: From here, choose a friend who is already on your contact list and then start messaging them.
Step 4: Hike offers a variety of stickers called Hikemoji, that can be used in between the conversations.
You can carry out a normal conversation now like in any other social media. 🙂
Sending an attachment-
Step 1: On Hike, an attachment can be a video, audio, image, file or a location. Choose the contact you want to send an attachment.
Step 2: Tap on the pin symbol on upper right corner.
Step 3: From the drop-down list choose the type of attachment that you’d like to send.
Step 4: The file manager view opens up, where you can navigate and choose the attachment from any folder on your phone and send it.
How to see someone else’s profile-
Step 1: On the home screen > press on the rightmost upper corner button.
Step 2: Tap on the contact you want to see the profile of.
Step 3: Once the chat window opens, Tap on the three dots on the top right corner.
Step 4: Tap on View Profile option and now you can see the profile of that person.
You also have the option to take other actions on the menu for this contact.
1- You could change the chat theme.
2- Perform a search using a particular word in the chat.
3- Mute the chat for a period of time. When you enable this, whenever the contact pings you, you won’t get notified for the period of time mentioned.
4- Clear the chat deletes all the contents in the chat window for that specific contact.
5- E-mail the chat to someone.
6- Block a person, so that they do not contact you on the platform.
How to Use Hike Web?
Step 1: Hike messenger allows anyone to connect to the web version of their mobile app, go to your desktop browser and log onto https://web.hike.in
Step 2: Enter your phone number and a verification code would be sent to the registered number.
Step 3: Once logged in, you can chat through the web browser. Your phone doesn’t have to be connected to the internet.
Other features offered by Hike-
Hike Daily – It sends the user two messages per day. Of these one is a general fact and the other one is a quotation which helps in a good start for the day.
Just for Laughs (– This is a daily dose of laughter for the user. This feature provides us with 3-4 funny pictures every day.
Games (This feature is now defunct in the latest version)– You can also download various games to pass your time. The games are Word Rush, India Puzzle, Word Search, Number Rush, Sudoku, Snake and Solitaire. Hike keeps coming with new updates on games frequently.
News– Hike also comes with the attribute of daily news which is very essential for a person. The news is briefed in just a few words which save our time as well.
Coupons (This feature is now defunct in the latest version) – Hike provides you with the best deals over 100 brands like Snapdeal, Amazon, Dominos, etc. All you need to is register for it by Tapping on “Save Money“. You can avail coupons for food, restaurants, and shopping.
Photo Filters and Doodles– You can add filters to your photos from the gallery or can make your own drawing over it which is really fun to do. 🙂
Hike Direct (This feature is now defunct in the latest version)– Via Hike Direct, you can share your files without any internet charge i.e. zero data charges.
One of the greatest advantages of Hike is that it comes with a feature with which you can Hide your Chat.
Step 1: Tap on the leftmost upper corner of your home screen which is symbolized as “hi“.
Step 2: Since you are new to hike you can provide a password for the hidden chat. Make sure you don’t give any password which can be guessed easily.
Step 3: Long press on the chat you want to hide and press the option “Hide Chat” from the flashed menu.
Step 4: To retrieve the chat press on the symbol again, enter the password and the chat will reappear again.
You can view the latest updates of your friends in the form of profile picture change or new status update.
You can change your own status and can set a mood of your wish as well.
Sometimes, it happens that we send a message to someone and that person is not able to get that message because they might not have a data pack or any WiFi connection. Hike helps the users sending an Offline Text if the message doesn’t get delivered to the person within one minute.
You can also call the person whom you are chatting with by using the calling feature of Hike. This feature is available at no extra cost, only your mobile data pack or Wifi internet bandwidth would be utilized.
I hope you learned how to use Hike messenger. In case you have any questions, please do post it in the comments section below.
Why am I not able to install Hike?
You should have a good internet connection while downloading the app. Also, there should be enough disk space on your mobile phone before you start downloading.
Does HIKE work offline?
Hike application can be opened when you don’t have any net connection. You can see the previous chats and access the media as well but you cannot send a new message to someone, for that you need an internet connection.
Who is the founder of Hike?
Hike was founded by Kavin Bharti Mittal and was launched on 12 December 2012.
Which OS is compatible for downloading HIKE?
Hike works in iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry OS and Symbian.
Is Hike an Indian App?
Yes, Hike is definitely an Indian app and you can find “Made with <3 in India” written at the end of the Settings tab.
Where can I get a Hike clone script messenger app?
You can get a Hike Messenger Clone script app HERE