10 Best Chat Applications for iPhone

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Chatting. One of my favorite activities on my phone. Whether you are a talkative person or just chat occasionally, there are lots of chat applications for iPhone that let you chat like a pro. Whether you are running a business and want to collaborate with your colleagues or just want to catch up with your friends, chatting is a great way to do it. With that in mind, here are 10 chatting apps for iPhone that you should try:


IM+: The mother of all chat programs for iPhone. Chat on Twitter, GTalk, Yahoo, ICQ, MSN, and … with IM+.


FlowChat: one of the best looking IRC clients for iPhone. You can upload and share photos easily. And managing multiple chats can’t be easier.


Ember: a CampFire client that lets you create your own chat rooms and start your group chats fast!


Beejive IM: a competitor to IM+. Lets you chat on Facebook,, Yahoo!, Google, and … No extra costs for chatting with this.


Colloquy: a very powerful IRC chat client for iPhone. Allows you to find new friends and chat with your existing ones easily your iPhone.


Agile Messenger: has a professional look and feel to it. Allows you to manage your contacts more effectively.


Touchat: it’s essencially a GTalk app for iPhone. But here is the catch. You can also sketch your messages as well.


Yahoo! Messenger: the official Yahoo! app for iPhone. As you might expect, you can add photos, links, and …


LimeChat: a complete IRC client for iPhone. It’s easy to use and comes with everything you need to manage links and chat easily on your phone.


Chat Rooms: need someone to talk to? Chat Rooms provides you with an easy way to find people to chat with.

There you go: 10 killer apps to help you chat like a pro on your phone. Who knew chatting can be this much fun?

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  • Free iPhone Apps

    Thanks for the list!

  • Sira

    I found “Chat World” in the IPhone Market its so cool.
    Sometimes over 200 Users at the same time chatting !
    You can also access with your pc
    Just to share for your Top 10 Chat List

  • Zoe

    I like the Are you interested app 🙂

  • CoolGuy

    I use iFindFriend+ – nearly 100 chat rooms in this app!

  • Voice Messenger , should have( or required to have ) the restrictions 'upped' to at least 17 or older, in my opinion, there is/are more filth & abuse on this site than "chat-world! Can Anyone respond to this report? Is this what Apple wants?

  • Bob

    palringo is also very good!

  • You can Use 's live chat iPhone app. Its free and can be downloaded from Apple App Store.

  • colloquy is very nice, I recommend it.

  • I use parlingo, It's so cool

  • Andre

    Power Chat is my favorite.

  • nice list of apps! I just found this new free app Who's Free that can be added here – perfect way to contact and actually meet up with Your Facebook friends. they are part of the Social Media Week, check it out:

  • hassan

    ping chat is the best, even though its not on the list

  • sglux

    Chatmosphere is the latest and greatest..

  • Transfire is the best chat app for chatting with counterparts overseas.

  • Usman Sarfraz

    Banckle Live Chat is a free App for iPhone that allows you to provide online help and customer support to your website visitors on the go.c

  • Roberto

    i love touchat use it every day on my iphone . Sound hound is also one of my favorites but it's not in the top 10 here :p

  • Becky

    I just switched from Samsung Galaxy and used the GO Sms Pro app. Is there anything like this for iphone? It allowed me to add a private box for messaging my private contacts outside of my regular contacts hat was readable by entering a passcode? Please help!!! I am regretting switching

  • Jodie

    Does anyone know of any apps where you can have large groups chatting? Whatsapp is good but you can only have a maximum of 50 people in the group and we have far more than that. Currently we are using whatsapp and have several groups but it would be good to have them all in the one group.