KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text APK

Version 8.7.2 - com.kakao.talk
Last updated: 2020-01-17 05:07:40

KakaoTalk - the free, fast and fun messenger!

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text apk

APP Information

Download Version 8.7.2 (1908720)
Apk Size92.39 MB
App DeveloperKakao Corp.
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android4.4.x and up
App Packagecom.kakao.talk.apk
Website http://www.kakao.com/talk

Download KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 8.7.2 APK

App Description

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text is kakao,talk,communication,kakaotalk, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 4.19 by 102 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Kakao Corp. website who developed it. com.kakao.talk.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 4.4.x and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 8.7.2 Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 375492+ times on store. You can also download com.kakao.talk APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

KakaoTalk is a fast & multifaceted messaging app. Send messages, photos, videos, voice notes and your location for free. Make chatting extra fun with an array of emoticons and sticker collections. 

More about KakaoTalk: 
★ Chosen by more than 150 million users worldwide 
★ Fast, fun, easy way to communicate with friends and family 
★ Uses Internet connection (3G/EDGE or Wi-Fi) for calls and messaging 
★ Supports: Android, iOS, Windows OS, Mac OS 

Key Features: 
- FAST: Speedy & reliable messaging no matter what your network
- FREE CHATS: FREE messages & multimedia (photos, videos, voice notes) 
- FREE CALLS: High-quality voice calls (1:1 and group) 
- SMS MESSAGES: Set as default SMS message app to text and chat in one place(Available on certain devices and for +82 users only)
- EMOTICONS: Express it all with our included emoticons PLUS select from endless sticker collections in our Item Store
- GROUP CHAT: Chats with an unlimited number of friends 
- PLUS FRIEND: Exclusive coupons & deals from your favorite brands 
- VOICE FILTER: Fun free calls with Talking Tom & Ben’s voice filters 
- ANDROID WEAR: Reply with voice from wearable devices 

Other Amazing Features: 
- Share your location 
- See who read your messages (unread count) 
- Multitask during free calls (send messages in other chat rooms) 
- Schedule appointments, lunches, gatherings (w/ reminders) 
- Use KakaoTalk on any smartphone and PC (multi-platform) 
- Have even more fun with Kakao mobile games 

Contact us at http://www.kakao.com/talk/en/contact 
Like us at http://facebook.com/kakaotalk 
Follow us at http://twitter.com/kakaotalk

App ChangeLog

  • bug fix

App Screens

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Reviews From google play store

The app is good most of the time but for a few months now I have been experiencing late postage. I would send the first message or photo and it may take up to a minute to send. its always the first. After that hiccup it goes back to normal. Fix this and I will re-rate. I would like to give this app 5 stars but without that fix it will stay at 3 stars.

Seems that a lot of iPhone users are not receiving messages and notifications timely. I've had to message iPhone users who did not see my message on other messaging systems to have them check their kakao messages. They all commonly say that they got no notifications, but when they opened the (up to date) app, the notifications come through along with the messages with the original sent time date stamp. Please fix this!

Was going to switch to KakaoTalk as my primary SMS messenger from Pulse or Google Messages, however, MMS group chats are incompatible with KakaoTalk and it just sends each person in the MMS group chat the message and you can't see who sent you messages in these group chats. The rest of the app is fun, easy to use. However it's a major loss on not being able to MMS group chat. Unfortunately, some of us still have to use SMS for work and thus why it isn't my primary messenger app.

It used to notify me of messages via Bluetooth when I drove but it's been silent for a while now. It's not my main text message app for this reason because I can't hear the notifications that require immediate responses.

Would be great if I could change my email address. But kakao thinks you will have the same email address for the rest of your life. Only way to change is to make a new account but then that's locked to my phone number also so probably not possible. I don't want to lose my emoticons I've paid money for. Please change this feature as it's really outdated. People need to able to change settings such as email.

I downloaded this application because I thought I will be able to chat with my friend. But when I searched for friend's ID, it gave me error that I cannot send messages to user who I haven't sent message before. How the heck am I supposed to message him first time? And why would chat app not allow you to message anyone?

The login and account management features are a joke. No way to change your email address, no way to change your phone number, password reset feature is a pain in the a*s because of KakaoID, overall very poor account management features that is super restrictive and quite unecessary.

I just downloaded this app a few days prior to writing this to chat with some people from a game I play. I've since been banned twice and all I've done is send three messages in the group chat, none of which have been weird or ban worthy. Really annoyed by this app.

Since the last update, I haven't been able to use chatrooms. It says something like unavailable in my region but it's been a few months now and it hasn't changed. Edit: just updated again and it still isn't fixed 2019. 11. 6

Notifications do not work even if all permissions are enabled, in the app and in system settings, I thought reinstalling would fix the problem but it just disables your account when you try to log in again. Great job

Don't change UI layout much without careful research. I cannot find a way to make a calendar event to announcement after update. This feature has been my most used one and now I am very frustrated every time I do.

I really don't know why I'm always banned from using the open chatroom. I uninstalled this app several months ago because of the same issued I've encountered and now again????Can you please help me fix this

I already have an account but I can't login —I think It's because I delete app and re-download for 2 or 3 time. Then' I think they blocked my phone number but I don't know how to verify my number. It would be pleasure if you guide. Thank you so much.

A disgusting app ever i seen.. I just downloaded the app and it doesn't allow me to text or join in open chat...i can't understand what's wrong!?!?! I downloaded the app to communicate with my friends. What's the need when I can't text them?

Great experience overall, text, calls and video calls, but sometimes functions like sound notifications don't work and I have to reinstall the app to get all functions working again.

My Account is temporarily blocked from past 1 month. I can't even login to my account. There is not even proper response from the customer service.

For someone like me who doesn't understand Korean. It be nice to have a Korean to English translation within this app.

I've used it for years, it is great. But recently I wasn't able to download emoticons. It says user identification needed but it can only be identified through Korean phone numbers. There are many users outside of Korea so obviously we don't have Korean phone numbers. Please change this. If identification is needed, please let foreign users identify through email or their own phone number that's not Korean. It's frustrating to not be able to download emoticons.....😡

Its very good, but another feauture that would make it excellent is,The receiver able to see the sender is typing or not. Therefore, when the sender is still typing, the receiver able to wait patiently for the other line to finish telling their story. Everything will make it easier for both in the chatroom . They would not cut them in the midst of the stories.

Please translate the user identification page. It's all in Korean even though I have the English version. TT I don't wanna enter my info wrong.

It is a great app!I love it because my friends and I can text or call when we are far from each other

I haven't done anything neither i text someone nor joined anything. Just tried to join a open chat for the first time it says i have violated the policy? Now i can't unregister. Please let me know what's wrong with my account?

Tried switching phones and it failed to properly find my account. After fiddling around I managed to log in but my account became limited since I forgot the password I hadn't used for years and had to reset. Couldn't message anyone as a result. Tried switching back to see if I could salvage messages. This locked me out of my account completely so I can't even just delete my account and start fresh. No contact email on their site to reach out for help. Good app but this legitimately kills it.

I like it app but there r 3 disadvantages. Photos and videos load too long and when u send to someone a song after some time left it appears in my playlist and i have 2 copies of this song. Also I think will be better if u can see who is online cuz it's a comfortable thing. I hope u'll improve that :)

I have added someone by id in my list and when i try to send a message it says something like "you cant send message to a user you've never chated before", basicaly this i an app where you want to chat with someone but cant do that because it is not allowed :)))))) . Never seen such stupid thing in the world of mobile apps. One star rating is too much, this app doesnt deserve anything from users, is useless.

Please, please, please add the in-app translate feature that other chat apps have! It would be so helpful when communicating with friends and family who do not speak the same language. The ability to translate from Korean to English (and visa versa) would be an amazing game changer for this app!

Since the latest update it always gives me the unstable network connection message even though every other app works perfectly 🤨 so i uninstalled and re-downloaded it and now i can't even log in to my account 😒. And i am not the only one who is actually complaining since the latest update so please try to solve this problem 👍.

Good app but big minus is I can't install onto more than 1 device other than PC version. I would love to have it on my tablet

I love this app but i keep getting my messages several minutes later than when they were sent all at once. I'll look to see if there are any notifications and there will be nothing but as soon as i open a conversation, theres like 5 or 6 from 10 minutes ago. Can this be fixed please?

Since the last update, i logged in and send my friend message first but it says i can't send my friend a message first until she sends me and if i try, it banned me from using any service and i couldn't even join open chat service and not even regular chat. It's getting annoying as i love this app but it's saying i can't use this service as i violated kkt's operational policy, i don't know what i did. please fix this or tell us clear in your operation policy that what we can do if we login in

KakaoTalk is my favorite app but recently I can't use it. Always says" bad network connection however there is no problem with the wifi or the mobile data. Also the other apps work properly. It would really be appreciated if you could fix it as soon as possible. Thank you.

I try to log in many time i even reset my password twice it went successful but when i try to log oi it says my password isn't correct

This app is awesome as it will allow you to send large file were text through you carriers will not allow files larger than 3meg so sad. The video call is very good but could use some tweaking , is it some time will not receive video from thec other caller. Over all i give this app a 5 for its over all performances.

Convenient, easy to use, excellent features: send 30 (collage) pics at once, no limit on video file size (that I can tell), other file sharing, in group polls, reminders, reply feature makes group chat less confusing when busy.. oh and SUPER CUTE emoticons~~~ I've been using this app for 4 years and love it

Currently in the US and I tried to buy an emoticon pack, but they now they require a User identification but there's no option for those in the US. There's foriegn option but you have to use a S.Korean telephone company and have a korean phone number? Why did this update/requirement even happen? Those living in a different country besides S.Korea can't even buy emoticon to use in the app now.

I've tried to get kakaotalk verification code five times through sms but received no code. Now the app is telling me to try again after 24 hours. This is extremely disappointing and annoying. And also this is not happening for the first time. Extremely bad service.

i havent login in this app for a period time.now when i login it it need my veryfication number.but the problem is ,it told me press number when i want to hear veryfication number.but the call will finish right away as soon as i press that number..pls help me what should i do ?my friends are waiting me to contact with her.btw i live in china

I can't even sign up an account. It says verification code cannot be send to this number. I'm so mad!

it wont let me search open chats because its not "available in my region"(spain), why?

The calls are always clear. I enjoy the texting options and the things it holds. I can post polls in my group chat and mass send images. It's extremely helpful in keeping my messages fun and organized! The polls also help with making a group decisions with a majority vote!

After I change my phone, I try to login and it keeps showing me that the account I was try to login is not exist. So I made a new account and it say I'm banned for violation of term of service. Are you serious? Please make the app right and let me login to my account in my new phone.

Very sad that Open Chat is not supported in Spain😡😡 I just want to make friends and have the same rights as many other countries.

Used to love it until I started having issues. I was having issues trying to send messages so I uninstalled and reinstalled the app but now I can't sign back into the app because of unstable network connection. Is there a way to fix this?

I really like this app but there is one problem can't able to post on open profile why always it say not support your current region plz fix that " I recommend other (foreigner) to download it "

It works great, you don't have to be an adult to join, BUT it's all in Korean and there's no option to change the language and you can't find people in your area or filter anything. It's not like it was in the pictures. It's misleading.

as much as I like the app as a whole (chatrooms, event calendars etc) I HATE how they took the ability to buy stickers from us foreign users I'm not a Korean citizen, sorry about that, still would like to give you my money. what was so bad about Google payments or why do you need Korean information now? it makes so sense to me!

My kakaotalk got permanently banned and no way to contact Customer Service directly. Only getting an automated message. 👎👎👎 Need my kakaotalk back as I live and work in korea and all my Korean friends and business associates are on it.

Fun to use, but I found chatting with my friends failed to send a voice message, and the voice memo could not be played after sending the voice. Hope you could help fix it, thanks~

Notification sound didn't worked and when I reinstalled the app my account has been disabled

I used kakaotall for years and I am very disappointed. I used to buy stickers and now basically I can't because I live in France and I can't register myself because I don't have a korean phone number. This is really ridiculous for us, international user. I guess I have to look for another app and delete this one.

These people block anyone without any reason.... I m new to this app as i recently installed this app. (precisely on day before yesterday). And i didn't get online for a day.. And on next day when i opened. Then i noticed that i am blocked... They didn't even mention the reason..... ONE STAR IS MORE FOR THIS CRAP

I'm using it for years. I all the time love their updates and new versions. Love their free emoticons and they have lots of pretty themes that you can apply to make better look for the app. Free calls and texts are always available if you have wifi connection at everywhere in different countries. Very useful! 카톡 수년째 이용중인데, 새로운 업데이트 있을때마다 마음에 듭니다. 특히나 이모티콘들 너무 귀엽고 테마도 적용할 수 있어서 더욱 마음에 듭니다. 와이파이만 연결되면 전화와 문자가 공짜이니까 어느 나라에서든지 유용하게 쓰고 있습니다!

It needs to be easier to switch phones. Ridiculous how tedious it is. And not sure why you can't have one account on more than one device!? Like a tablet and a phone! Needs lots of work.

Kakao talk is a Great app. Very Convenient and Easy to use. I love it. I would like to suggest a New Feature to be added in Kakao Talk such as Last seen. For example: we can see if the Person is Online or offline.

The app was working good before but now it keeps telling me to get sure of my connection even when I tried mobile data and Wi-Fi, it's still the same and can't set my picture or anything .

Notification sounds and vibrations are not working when a new message arrives. Only a small icon displays on the notification bar. Please fix.

The app isn't working properly for the past two days and it has the recent update... I'm unable to receive and send messages and I can't even report the issue nor back up my chats!!

I find chatting with my friends failed to send a voice message, and the voice memo could not be played after sending the voice. Will update back to 5 stars once I can use it normally, thank~

ever since the latest update, i cannot see emoticons, profile pictures, and sometimes i am not able to send messages due to 'network issue'. (however, other apps work perfectly fine)

If kaokao auto-adds contacts then it will never receive 5 stars. I do not wish to add my coworkers, bosses, pharmacist etc .. even though they are by necessity in my contact list. Fix this sheer stupidity. Give users the choice of WHO they wish to add. NOT auto-add.

I love this app but I got a new phone and I'm trying to sign in but it won't let me. It tells me to try again later and I've tried for two days now. Fix it please!

I love to use the app.... It's very helpful.... But there are words which cannot be read... Because it's in Korean... Hope it can be in English

it only works with vpn now, are you trying to limit the countries that use the app or what? it was working somewhat and now its not working at all.

핸드폰 전체 세팅에서 말고 앱 내에서 개인이나 단톡방 알림끄기하면 소리는 안나는데 배너는 계속떠요. 아예 메세지가 안온거처럼 안뜨고 들어갈경우에만 받은 메세지가 보였으면 좋겠네요 Once i turn off the notification of a person/ group, as long as I don't check messages, i wish i do not see any notification(banner) and also number of accumulated messages on the list.

When I share a link of a youtube video, Kakaotalk no longer shows the thumbnail of the video being shared. Instead we get an ugly chat box telling us to "tap here to open the link."

The app is so cute and amazing, but there is one thing which I didn't like ; It's about the audio chat isn't clear

Great app!Just please work for the photos that we are sending and receiving because it became low quality when the receivers have that.

Great app. Only one problem. Sometimes the system gets too busy and I get cut off.

I can't send messages from it recently, so I decided to delete it and reinstall it again... Unfortunately it doesn't log in and doesn't work at all 🙋🏻 please solve the problem

After I update to the latest version I can't use the app anymore, it's always say that I internet bad, even that my wifi and my data working perfectly, please fix this asap

Please fix the "unstable network connection " problem. Every other apps works fine except katalk and its very frustrating!

Hey, I am using Kakaotalk in Xiaomi phone. But I can't hear notification of Kakaotalk. I also change Volume of my phone, but i can't hear. My job need use to Kakaotalk Help me please!

Was my fave until I lost the ability to buy stickers. Can't verify my account without a Korean phone number? Please fix it.

I literally install the app and add 1 friend and could not message them cause im banned from using open chat... i have never used the app or done anything yet im banned within seconds of it being installed for no reason?

WE NEED SUPPORT FOR ANDROID AUTO. When phone is connected to car notifications need to arrive. Please make compatible, expecially for people living in Korea. We only use KakaoTalk really

I cant buy the damn emoticon without Korean phone number verification(why? You already made me verify myself with US number) and i thought i was already being discriminated by not being allowed to buy half of emoticon for some reason(legion lock?) Anyway please fix.

Lots of Koreans use it! I am Korean too andd it's an awesome app! :D

You're forced to give permissions to use the messenger, lazy devs! Better option was to check for permission when the app needs something instead of stealing user info all the time

It worked fine for this whole year and now I cant buy stickers anymore since it needs me to do user identification even tho I dont have a korean number, nor do I live in korea. I contacted kkt's customer service on friday, which I understand that it's been during the weekend that I messaged them, so I'm trying to patiently wait for their reply lol. I'm just really sad bc I wanted to download a sticker pack but cant :/ since it thinks I have a korean number for some reason

I can't send any messages. It says my connection is unstable but my Internet is totally fine... please fix the bug

New update is so bad it always gives me unstable internet connection and messages not sent and now it doesn't even wanna log in, please fix it ㅠㅠ

I like its functions but I can't access the emoticon store since I cant access user identification. I dont live in korea so I cang buy emojis. Frustrating.

It is good app for voice talk and chat. It's awesome I like it.

the features are good and you could text the people that are not even in your country for free. Its the best texting app I have.

After the latest update, my kakao talk does not work, all the day gives massage "unstable network connection" even with a good connection

Have the Note 10+. I mute the notification alert on some of the chatrooms but the notification sound keeps popping up.

should not force user to give permissions otherwise service is denied, just look at whatsapp, telegram, line, facebook messenger even them can do it

Amazing app, good for voice and video calling and messaging in general!! Also has a lot of adorable emoticons! ❤️

I use this daily and it works great but my voice notes no longer send. Please fix.

why the open chat cant be used in Indonesia?? it shows that 'not support in your region'. so how i can get chat with other people?

Used to be a great messaging app until they decided to spam users with ads.

Complete garbage, reactivated my account after some years, unable to chat/call anyone, not even sending messages to myself is allowed.

It's good and easy to use but I redownloaded the app and it won't let me login and I don't know why

can't log in without telling me unstable network connection when my mobile data is working fine.

I can't even sign up and its always says unstable internet connection eventhough my internet is very fast. Please fix this

Good service to make long distance calls and a great way to communicate with multiple people at the same time

I cant receive verification code by sms. And cant sign in to new account. And the web didnt helpful at all.

Very good..easy to use but don' t have auto sound

Notification doesn't appear or doesn't work at all time

I have installed this app again because i really want to try this but i don't know how change the language of this app it was in korean language and i want to change it in english.. Anybody can help me with this? Thanks.


requires following permissions on your android device.

approximate location (network-based)
Allows the app to get your approximate location. This location is derived by location services using network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine approximately where you are.

precise location (GPS and network-based)
Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

view Wi-Fi connections
Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

pair with Bluetooth devices
Allows the app to view the configuration of the Bluetooth on the phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.

send sticky broadcast
Allows the app to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Excessive use may make the phone slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory.

directly call phone numbers
Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.

take pictures and videos
Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.

change network connectivity
Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.

connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.

Allows access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service.

find accounts on the device
Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.

retrieve running apps
Allows the app to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. This may allow the app to discover information about which applications are used on the device.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

change your audio settings
Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.

read calendar events plus confidential information
Allows the app to read all calendar events stored on your phone, including those of friends or co-workers. This may allow the app to share or save your calendar data, regardless of confidentiality or sensitivity.

read your contacts
Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.

read the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

read phone state
Allows read only access to phone state, including the phone number of the device, current cellular network information, the status of any ongoing calls, and a list of any PhoneAccounts registered on the device.

read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
Allows the app to read SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. This allows the app to read all SMS messages, regardless of content or confidentiality.

read sync settings
Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.

run at startup
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

receive text messages (MMS)
Allows the app to receive and process MMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.

receive text messages (SMS)
Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.

record audio
Allows the app to record audio with the microphone. This permission allows the app to record audio at any time without your confirmation.

reorder running apps
Allows the app to move tasks to the foreground and background. The app may do this without your input.

send SMS messages
Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.

draw over other apps
Allows the app to draw on top of other applications or parts of the user interface. They may interfere with your use of the interface in any application, or change what you think you are seeing in other applications.

control vibration
Allows the app to control the vibrator.

prevent phone from sleeping
Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

add or modify calendar events and send email to guests without owners' knowledge
Allows the app to add, remove, change events that you can modify on your phone, including those of friends or co-workers. This may allow the app to send messages that appear to come from calendar owners, or modify events without the owners' knowledge.

modify or delete the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to write to the SD card.

edit your text messages (SMS or MMS)
Allows the app to write to SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. Malicious apps may delete your messages.

toggle sync on and off
Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.

install shortcuts
Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

In-App billing
In-app Billing on Google Play provides a straightforward, simple interface for sending In-app Billing requests and managing In-app Billing transactions using Google Play.

receive data from Internet
Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.

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