Ayoba is an all in one app that offers free instant messaging, games, music, news, entertainment news and other content as well. What’s different about ayoba? You can chat to anyone regardless of whether they have the ayoba app or not - they will get the message by SMS.

Our instant messaging platform is free to use and allows you to securely send and receive text messages, voice messages, videos, images, audio and other files with any of your contacts, using your mobile internet connection (data).
Made in Africa for the world, ayoba celebrates the diversity of Africa by providing a world-class application available in more than 22 local languages!

Always keeping you in the know - ayoba allows you to subscribe for free to channels where you can read articles about various topics - with everything from fashion, sports, music, education to current affairs. You can guarantee to keep yourself entertained with our fresh music playlists and our interactive games - In certain territories you can also use MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) to send and receive money in a safe and secure way - all while never leaving the ayoba app!

Ayoba is proud to be named Mobile App of the year 2020 in the Africa Digital Festival 2020. Visit their page: https://africadigitalawards.com/

Instant Free Messaging: ayoba is free to use, but you will need data to use it
Free Data for MTN customers : Limited free data is offered every day in certain territories
Text and voice messaging : Instant and free to all your contacts
Secure Messaging: End-to-end encryption means that messages in a conversation cannot be read by anyone else.
22 languages : English, isiXhosa, isiZulu, French, Arabic, Dari, Pashtu, Hausa, Afrikaans, Igbo, Jula, Kinyarwanda, Luganda, Pidin [Cameroon], Pidgin [Nigeria], Portguese, Sesotho, Setswana, Swahili, Twi, Yoruba
Chat with everyone : Send messages with anyone in your contact list, whether they've installed ayoba or not. If they don’t have the ayoba app installed they will receive the message via SMS.
Group Chat: The more the merrier! Set up group chats to easily communicate with friends and family in a single chat.
Sharing is Caring : Share videos, images, audio, and other files with your contacts.
Listen to Music : 200 trending songs per week in our great playlists
Play Games : 150 free games for your gaming pleasure
Read the News: Browse our channels to find articles about all your favourite topics like sport, fashion, music, celebrities, education, current affairs and more.
MTN Momo : Make and receive payments via MTN Mobile Money in certain territories.
Status : Set your status with our new status features

Features list:
About you
Text chat between ayoba users
P2P & Groups
SMS continuity for non ayoba app users
Voice notes
Multimedia sharing
Sharing statuses (like stories on Instagram, LinkedIn or Whatsapp)
Block users
Listed by categories
Sharing inside of ayoba and in other apps
Music player for Music Time playlists
Full screen
Money transfers, on P2P chats
Only on enabled countries
Historic of transactions
Report inappropriate content
Virtual assistance Aya (Onboarding helper)

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What's New

Ayoba! In this release, we wanted to introduce you to Aya, our very own virtual assistant. Aya is going to help you explore the app and discover new features. Find Aya in your Chats today.
We’ve also squashed a few more bugs. Update today for a much improved experience on the app.
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Additional Information

January 4, 2021
Current Version
Requires Android
4.4 and up
Content Rating
Interactive Elements
Users Interact, Shares Location
Offered By
C/O Globefin Management Services Ltd, Rogers House 5 President John Kennedy Street Port Louis Mauritius
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