KakaoTalk, Korea’s no. 1 mobile social app is now in the Philippines!

A new free mobile messaging application has arrived in the Philippines! KakaoTalk, Korea's number 1 mobile social app is now ready for download in the Philippine market. Providing free call and text messaging services, it can be used in all platforms such as iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows, Bada and even on Personal Computers. Currently, it has over 100 million users with a maximum daily traffic of 5.2 billion messages (as of early this year). KakaoTalk allows users to send messages, pictures, video, URLs, contact details and schedule. It also supports voice call and group call with as much as 5 people. Aside from the pre-installed stickers, KakaoTalk plans to eventually add Pinoy stickers! Wow! How cool is that?!

Here are some of the key features of KakaoTalk

  • Group chat and multimedia sharing: Users can create group chat rooms with an unlimited number of friends in KakaoTalk. KakaoTalk supports sharing of text, photos, videos, voice notes, contact information and schedules.
  • Free 1:1 and group voice call: KakaoTalk offers both 1:1 and group voice calls with as many as five speakers. Features including Talking Tom and Talking Ben voice filters add fun and excitement to voice chat. KakaoTalk is also the worlds’ first to provide free group calls in HD quality.
  • Animated/sound/still emoticons and themes: KakaoTalk is the first mobile instant messaging service to offer animated emoticons and stickers, which users can include in their chat bubbles. KakaoTalk offers tens of thousands of different emoticons, including localized digital content in Japan and Indonesia.
  • Security: Kakao securely encrypts all messages to ensure user privacy and all messages are deleted from the servers after a minimal length of time.
  • "Plus Friends" feature - Designed to allow users to select and receive content related to their favorite brands, companies, and stars. Connect with K-Pop stars such as CNBlue, Wonder Girls, Big Bang, Girls’ Generation and Super Junior. This feature is available in the Philippines and other countries.

KakaoTalk is so easy to install and it's absolutely FREE!


1. Enter you mobile number, click "Next"

2. A 4-digit verification code will be sent to your mobile number, click "OK"

3. Enter the 4-digit verification code, click "Submit"

4. Read on the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, tick "Agree" and click "Agree and Continue" button

5. Enter your name (maximum of 20 characters) and click "Done"

You're now ready to use KakaoTalk!

Friends Tab

Start the conversation at the Chat Tab

Find friends at the Find Tab

Other cool features and settings at the More Tab

Add me up at KakaoTalk ID "adventuristaako"!

With KakaoTalk, you can now chat with your friends across devices, from their smartphones to the desktop (currently available on Window PCs). Join in the fun and conversation online with KakaoTalk!

To know more about it, here are KakaoTalk’s official social media accounts are:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/kakaotalkph
Twitter: www.twitter.com/kakaotalkph
YouTube: www.youtube.com/kakaotalkph


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