Secure messaging.

Element lets you choose where your messages are stored, putting you in control of your data.

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You're in control.

  • Choose where your data lives
  • No phone number required
  • No ads, no tracking or datamining
  • Structure people, groups and communities

No limits.

  • Talk to anyone, not just those in Element
  • Unlimited calls, video and messages
  • Create unlimited number of rooms
  • No room size limits

Connect with anyone.

Whatever app they are using. You shouldn’t have to switch apps just because you’re talking to a different friend. Element works with all Matrix-based apps and can even bridge into proprietary messengers. It’s an open network so there’s no walled gardens.

Discover Element One, bringing your WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram chats into Element.

Secure encrypted messaging.

Your conversations stay private with default end-to-end encryption, cross-signed device verification and decentralisation to let you choose where your data lives.

Create an account without a phone number, so you don’t have to share those details with the outside world.

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Element is unique.

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WhatsApp
Signal
Telegram

Own your data

Choose where your data is kept, or host it yourself, instead of being forced to use the app’s own server.

Interoperable

Connectivity with other apps, directly or via a bridge so you're not stuck in a walled garden.

End-to-end encrypted by default

So that the server(s) can’t see your data.

Cross-signed device verification

Ensure other users are genuine, without having to verify each login.

Keep your mobile number private

Create your account with a username; a mobile number is optional.

Element Home faster messaging on Desktop and mobile.

Upgrade to Element Home.

Fast messaging, five user accounts and a personalised home.

Matrix is an open network for secure, decentralised communication, connecting 60M+ users over 80K+ deployments.

Governed by The Matrix.org Foundation, the Matrix protocol is an open standard with open source implementations, supporting a vibrant developer ecosystem. Element was founded by the team behind Matrix as a way to bring it to the mainstream.

Open source

Element is incredibly proud to build in the open, sharing almost all of our own code with everyone.