Hike App

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

Application Hike
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
Languages used C++, Java, Objective C, Swift, React Native, Javascript, HTML, Python, Golang, Node.js
Compatible OS Android, iOS, Windows phone, web app, blackberry OS, Symbian S60
Platform ARM, x86/x86-64
Avaialble in 10 languages
Type Instant messaging
License Freeware
Website Hike. in
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
Age rating 12+
In-app purchase HikeStar

Permissions Required For Hike Application:

The list of permissions that the Hike application required is as given below

In-app Purchases

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.

Identity

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.

Contacts

The user has to grant the permissions to read device contacts and to modify.

Calendar

The Hike application requires rights to read calendar events and confidential data. Retrieves the calendar events and send emails to guests without owner involvement.

Location

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.

SMS

For transmission and receiving the messages, the Hike application requires permission to send, receive, and edit text messages.

Phone

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

Photos/media/files

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.

Camera

To take the picture and to record videos access over camera required by the Hike application

Microphone

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.

Wearable sensors

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

Others

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.

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