5 Hike Features that you will not find in Other Messaging Applications

essential features of Hike Messenger

Hike is India’s first home-grown messaging platform focused on privacy, expression and bite-sized content.  In addition to text messaging there are several essential features of Hike Messenger, like Hike users can also send emoticons, graphical stickers, images, videos, audios, files, voice messages, contacts and user location. It offers several interesting features that can improve your chatting experience on mobile, along with news, cricket scores and jokes in an easily consumable format.

Here we are sharing 5 essential features of Hike Messenger

1. Hike ID

Hike ID

Hike ID gives you complete privacy by providing a custom username that removes the need for sharing your phone number. The Hike ID can be searched easily for someone with their Hike ID, without needing to go through the cumbersome process of saving a friend’s number before being able to send him/her a message.

2. Groups up to 1000 members with more Admin controls

Hike Group

You can add up to 1000 members in a single Hike group. The advanced Group Admin settings gives you the option to choose whether it’s a Public or a Private group and even control if members can send messages, stickers or nudges. More power to you!

3. Hidden Mode

Hike Hidden Mode

You have the option to hide the chats that you want to keep private with the Hidden Mode. Once hidden, they can be accessed only with a password, and no one will ever know they exist unless you tell them. So, no need to get worried that someone might read your chats.

4. Explore

The Explore feature gives you the option to stay updated with news, showbiz, cricket and jokes.

Hike News

Hike News is the best way to stay updated with the latest happenings around India and the world. The Hike News comes in 8 Indian languages apart from English – Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati and Kannada.


The Showbiz feature on Hike let you catch up on all the latest masala in our very own Bollywood. With byte-sized gossip, Showbiz keeps you up to date with the latest happenings.



You can just tap on Explore and go on to Jokes, to enjoy the latest memes and jokes compiled for you by the Hike team. So, now you can make your bestie smile, by sharing a hearty laugh with your friends and LOL with endless Jokes.


You can enjoy cricket score updates on the go without missing the latest scores even while you’re on the go and can’t catch the match.

5. Stickers

From Hike Sticker store you can choose from over 20,000+ stickers in over 40+ local languages. These stickers reflect emotions, your love for cricket, your local lingo, your favorite festival and your favorite stars – name it and the sticker store has it. So you can have a little hatke conversation.

Animated Stickers

Animated stickers

Several animated sticker packs to bring your conversation alive. Feeling zingier than usual?

Text to Stickers

essential features of Hike Messenger

Funk up your words with Text to Stickers – in your language because sometimes, simple text is just not enough.

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About the Author: Ranjit Ranjan

More than 15 years of experience in web development projects in countries such as US, UK and India. Blogger by passion and SEO expert by profession.

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