DirectChat (ChatHeads/Bubbles)

Contains adsIn-app purchases
15.1K reviews
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About this app

DirectChat allows you to create ChatHeads/Chat Bubbles for any application. It manages all your conversation in one place to help you to have a non interrupted conversation. You can also read and reply to all messages privately without ever coming online or showing your last seen. It comes with more than 20 messengers support by default. Additionally, it acts as your own Notification Manager to manage all your notifications in one place. Additionally, You can also customize the chat appearance to suit your needs with different colors and transparency.

ChatHead/Bubble Support for all apps
Recover deleted messages by others in chat.
Privacy Mode - Read messages without coming online or showing last seen!
MultiWindow/MultiTasking - Chat over the top of any window!
DND Mode - Pause the ChatHead Service temporary and stop receiving its notification.
Blacklist Apps
Blocked Users

Premium Features
No Ads
Instant Reply - Quickly reply by tapping on message preview.
Mark messages as read directly from ChatHead
Recent Chats and recall any past conversation anytime
Unlock all Apps for ChatHeads
Chat Bubble Appearence
Various Predefined Themes
Link Previews

Default Supported Messengers
WhatsApp Business
Facebook Messenger
Messenger Lite (for Android N+)
Android Messages
Instagram (for Android N+)
Google Voice
Discord (for Android N+)
Wire (for Android N+)

Mark as Read Supported Apps (Pro)
WhatsApp Business
Hangout (Android Auto App required)
Textra (Android Auto required & Auto integration in Textra Settings)

Messengers that manually works but are not offically supported yet
Chomp SMS
Aqua Mail
Pulse SMS
Parallel Space
Most Stock Messaging apps
and many more...

You can add your own by going to app settings and enable the apps for which you want to display chatheads. ChatHeads/Bubbles will appear when it receives its notification.

*Reply functionality will only be visible in apps that support it in their notification.

Disclaimer - DirectChat isn't affiliated with any of the messengers listed above nor does it endorse any of the products. It only lists out compatible messengers and doesn't interact directly with any of them. Instead, it uses Google's public API to read incoming notifications.
Updated on
Dec 19, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
App activity, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit

Ratings and reviews

14.9K reviews
A Google user
February 18, 2020
Had this before and it used to be great... now my messages come in normally, (no preview though, regardless of selecting it) but when you click the bubble, it just says "New message", "2 new messages" and so on... it doesnt show you what they ACTUALLY SAID... just that you HAVE a message. Never used to do that. I've gone through all the settings 3 times already.. nothing. Kinda renders it pointless.
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Damian O'Keefe
December 22, 2022
I have emailed the developers listed contact email address twice now and still haven't gotten a response. I have directchat pro but now since it's no longer a supported app I had to send my order number for the pro version to get a coupon code for premium features on the free app. Otherwise I'd probably give the app 5 stars as I've been using it for almost 3 years and absolutely love it. Please fix this issue.
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July 24, 2023
App does what it says, but only offers a subscription for most features. Can disable ads for $10, but cannot adjust basic things like transparency. For an app that already requires so many permissions it feels oddly predatory to push this hard for subscriptions, and the rate is frankly excessive at like 6 bucks a month. Unfortunate, as the functionality is solid, but hard to trust the Deb given this strategy.
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What's new

Bug Fixes and maintenance