The hike is an instant messaging application that developed with some unique features that are unavailable in any other application. The Hike application has a vast novel set of stickers for the users to have fun. Multiple advantages associated by using the Hike application, to know them briefly go through the information below.
Technical Information Of Hike Application:
The additional information regarding the Hike application
|Author||Kavin Bharti Mittal|
|Headquarters||New Delhi, India|
|Developer||Hike private limited|
|Initially Released on||December 2012|
|Android stable version||6.3.23|
|Android stable version released on||June 26, 2020|
|iOS stable version||16.2.210|
|iOS stable version released on||March 23, 2020|
|Compatible OS||Android, iOS, Windows phone, web app, blackberry OS, Symbian S60|
|Avaialble in||10 languages|
|Size for android||38.06 MB|
|Required android||4.4 and above|
|Size for iOS||466.4 MB|
|Compatible iOS||iOS 11.0 and above, iphone,ipad, ipod touch|
|Available Languages||English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish|
Permissions Required For Hike Application:
The list of permissions that the Hike application required is as given below
The app allows purchasing inside the application
Device and App History
The user has to permit the Hike application to read device sensitive data and the internal system state. The application also requires access to the web bookmarks, history and the data regarding the list of running apps.
Cellular Data Settings
The Hike application requires a permit to access the data regarding cellular data settings to connect with the internet connection.
Details regarding the identity to find accounts on the device required for the Hike application, it also requires the authentication over to read contact card, modify contact card.
The user has to grant the permissions to read device contacts and to modify.
The Hike application requires rights to read calendar events and confidential data. Retrieves the calendar events and send emails to guests without owner involvement.
The Hike application consists of a feature of share live location and current location so that it requires the access of approximate location to share the current location. It also requires extra location provider commands.
For transmission and receiving the messages, the Hike application requires permission to send, receive, and edit text messages.
The features of audio calls and video calls require access over the call log to read and write. The user has to provide access to reroute outgoing calls and make calls without user involvement
The Hike application supports sharing the multimedia messages; to do this, it requires authentication to read the contents of USB, modify and delete USB contents.
To take the picture and to record videos access over camera required by the Hike application
The hike application requires access of microphone to access the audio and video calls
Wi-fi connection information
The Hike application can connect with the internet through cellular data or Wi-Fi connection. To connect with Wi-Fi, it wants to retrieve the data regarding Wi-Fi information.
Bluetooth connection information
Hike application requires access to the Bluetooth connection to know the nearby Bluetooth devices.
While using the application, it requires retrieving the information regarding the wearable sensors
Device ID & Call Information
The hike application requires access over the device ID, phone numbers. Device ID provides access to read phone status and identity
The Hike application requires access over the social stream to write and read; it also requires access for the subscribed feeds.
Advantages Of Hike Application
The list of pos that associated with the Hike application given below
Allows Group Creation With 1000 People: The hike application allows the users to create a group that will enable more than 1000 people, the hike application enables the creation of large groups.
Allows Sending Messages Without Internet Access: By using the hike application the user can make use of the hike direct feature so that they can exchange messages without a network connection, but sender and receiver should stay within 100 meters.
Multiple Admin Controls: By creating the group, the admin can have absolute control over it so they can assign some tasks to other people of the group.
Hike Stickers: The stickers that available in the hike application are unavailable in any other application which is unique and fun.
Hike ID: By creating a hike account, the user gets generate with the hike ID so, that it can share to other people to connect on the hike.
Disadvantages Of Hike Application
The list of cons that associated with Hike application given below
Support For Video Call Unavailable: The hike application doesn’t have a feature of video calling. So, a user can’t attempt for a video call by using the Hike application.