Sandes GIMS: How to Download and set up Sandes App India’s WhatsApp Alternative

Sandes Government Instant Messaging system: Check here step by step guide on how to download and set up Sandes India’s WhatsApp Alternative app on Android and iOS Phone


Just like WhatsApp, the indigenous instant messaging app has become Sandes. According to the report, it is currently being used by some government officials. Last year, the Indian government said it would work on an app called WhatsApp. Now it seems that this app is ready. Initially some government officials are using it. This may also be on the testing page right now.

The Sandes app logo is on the website. In which Ashoka Chakra is appearing. Usually these people have three layers. The three layers together form a triangle and in the center is the Ashoka Chakra. The second layer looks like WhatsApp but it is dark green. According to media reports, some ministry officials have already started using the Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS).

Sandes GIMS: How to download and set up Sandes App India’s WhatsApp Alternative
Sandes GIMS: How to download and set up Sandes App India’s WhatsApp Alternative

National Informatics Center (IMC) has launched the indigenous version of WhatsApp ‘Sandes’ in India. It is an instant messaging app. Let us know that right now the state and central officials use ‘Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS)’. But now they will use the Sandes app. If you are worried about the privacy policy of WhatsApp then now your worry will be over. Along with government offers, other citizens of India will be able to use the Sandes app. So let us tell you how you can download Sandes app and how you can sign-up in this app.

How to Download ‘Sandes App’

Sandes app is available for both iOS and Android users. The phone must have Android version 5.0 or above for this app. The iphone should have iOS 12 or above. Users can download the APK file of this app through GIMS portal, the official website of the government. This app is not currently available in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

After downloading, users just have to sign-up with their mobile number or email ID. After this, you will get six digit OTP. After this, you have to give the details of gender. After this, the sign-up process will be completed. The best part of this app is that foreign apps will not be able to steal your privacy and data. The app has been developed by NIC (National Informatics Center), which is part of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).


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