KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text apk download for Android

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KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text

Latest Version: KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.8.0


What's New:

  • Added Secret Chat mode for group chats
  • Design improvements for Free Call feature
  • Official launch of Notification Cover feature
  • Announce your friends’ messages in a chatroom
  • Improved security for Passcode Lock feature
  • Deregister desktop devices individually
  • KakaoTalk now asks you to allow access to Bluetooth for features using short-distance wireless communication.
  • Other bug fixes

App Description

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, BlackBerry, Windows OS, Asha, Bada

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)
  • 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

Other Amazing Features: 

  • Share your location
  • Add friends using BlackBerry PIN
  • 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

Older Versions of KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.2.3

Added on June 18, 2012


  • Now able to search name with consonant
  • Friends’ names appearing as phone numbers on KakaoTalk’s friends list.

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.3.0

Added on June 26, 2012


  • Standard emoticons evolved
  • Optimize call quality
  • Optimized LED alert display for Galaxy S3
  • Fixed photo transmission error on LG Optimus 2X
  • Fixed an error where push notification resetting itself when user changes Plus Friend chatroom notification setting
  • Fixed an error when product page not displaying while purchasing animated emoticons
  • Issue resolved when pressing back button while app is initiating still proceeds to main tab
  • Chat room list disappearing error fixed

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.3.1

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.3.2

Added on July 27, 2012


  • Fixed the thumbnail image display error of shared photos.
    Thumbnail image of shared photos were not displayed on chat bubble if the photos were edited to minimum size.
  • Fixed the screen rotation error of HTC chacha models.
  • Fixed Plus friend block problem.
    Under certain circumstances, plus friends were not blocked.
  • Other minor fixes & updates

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.3.3

Added on August 13, 2012


  • Plus friend recommendation tab improved
    Status message of plus friends will be displayed on recommendation tab as well
  • Fixed [Send with enter] error
    In some devices, messages were not transmitted with enter key even if [Send with enter] option was on
  • [ICS device] Warning sign for photo share
    If developer’s option (Inactive) is set, photos are not shared properly. Warning sign to inform this error has been added
  • Length of status message is changed to 60 bytes
  • Other minor bugs fixed

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.4.0

Added on September 12, 2012


  • [Theme] Official KakaoTalk Theme item provided & Item Store facelift
  • [Theme] When official KakaoTalk Theme items are applied, my mini profile theme also gets customized and displayed to other friends as well.
  • [Free call] UI facelift
  • [Free call] Voice filter ‘Talking Tom(with outfit7′) added
  • [Find Friends]In addition to search by ID, search by QR Code feature is added (both displaying my QR code and reading other’s code are possible)
  • Other minor bugs fixed

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.4.1

Added on September 13, 2012


  • Chat room list display error fixed
  • Friends name not matching with designated contact information error was fixed
  • Other bugs fixed

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.5.0

Added on October 18, 2012


  • Plus Friend recommendations are now sent to each friend’s 1:1 chat room when recommending Plus Friend to two or more friends
  • The ‘Invite Friend’ list, which helps invite friends easily, and other improvements to the ‘Find’ tab
  • Improved usability of 320×240 resolution phones
  • New app icon and front page design
  • Problems associated with sorting the friends list have been corrected

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.5.1

Added on November 1, 2012


  • Bug that caused app to terminate when entering chat rooms on Nexus S, and Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean OS version fixed
  • Other bugs fixed

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.5.2

Added on November 2, 2012


  • Fixed error where downloaded emoticons are not shown on the tab (except Korean phone number)
  • Fixed error on entering chat rooms which include animated emoticons when some devices are out of memory
  • Fixed error where announcement is displaying again even when set ‘Don’t show again’ in a group chat room
  • Fixed other minor bugs

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.5.3

Added on November 8, 2012


  • Fixed error that prevented users of certain devices from entering chat rooms
  • Fixed error that made pre-set chat room names or group chat room photos disappear occasionally.
  • Fixed an error on displaying contacts name when clicking ‘contacts’ received in chat rooms.

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.5.5

Added on November 28, 2012


  • Added ‘Favorite Group Chat Room’ feature
    Frequently used group chat rooms can be displayed on the top of the friends list.
  • Suspended [Contacts sync] support, which displays KakaoTalk on user’s phone contacts
  • Paid theme’s speech bubble can now be shown in friend’s KakaoTalk
    Displayed if friend’s theme setting is set to [KakaoTalk default theme]
  • Improved compatibility with Galaxy Note’s multi-window
  • KakaoTalk’s password screen now supports the horizontal mode

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.5.6

Added on December 13, 2012


  • Fixed problems where the chat room name or Group chat room Favorites settings are changed to the initial settings
  • Fixed problems where the friends list was moved to the top after the user visits the chat room from the friends list
  • Changed the pattern of chat room’s default background
  • Fixed other bugs

[Plans to open in Dec. for both Android & iPhone]

  • Revamp chat room’s multimedia sharing screen
  • ‘Schedule’ function which enables to share schedules within chat rooms

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.5.7

Added on December 18, 2012


  • Fixed problems where the friends list was moved to the top after the user visits the chat room from the friends list
  • Fixed other bugs

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.5.8

Added on December 26, 2012


  • Revamp chat room’s multimedia sharing screen
  • ‘Schedule’ function which enables to share schedules within chat rooms
    Fixed other bugs

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.6.0

Added on January 8, 2013


  • Make a group call by choosing friends.
    Choose 5 friends out of more than 6 people in a chat room.
  • Make a group call by inviting friends while you are making a free call in 1:1 chat room.
  • Turn off a chatroom alert for 1:1 chats with certain friends
    Change the setting in Chatroom> Menu button> More> chatroom alerts.
  • Put up an announcement notice at the top of a 1:1 chat room.
    Long-tap the message you have sent.
  • Fix other bugs.

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.6.1

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.6.3

Added on January 29, 2013


  • Fixed the problem where a bookmark in a chatroom was sometimes not seen properly.
  • Fixed the problem where the set background image of chatroom changed to the default background.
  • Messages from chatrooms where alerts are OFF will no longer appear in the notification center at the top of the screen.

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.6.4

Added on February 5, 2013


  • Improved the speed with which the thumbnail images of friends’ profiles are loaded on the friends list.

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.6.6

Added on February 13, 2013


  • Fixed a problem where updating to v3.6.6 failed with a message popup saying “Failed to update”

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.6.7

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.6.8

Added on March 8, 2013


  • Actions taken for security issues

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.6.9

Added on March 13, 2013


  • For OS with ICS or higher versions, settings for ‘Message Alerts’ on KakaoTalk will follow notification settings for the device
  • When viewing all the photos uploaded within the Chat Room, the number of images displayed in a line is changed from 6 to 4: For devices with high resolution such as Galaxy Note 10.1, it will remain 6 in a line
  • When ‘Message Alerts’ is OFF, the LED indicator on your device will also be OFF
  • A menu for ‘Kakao Account’ is added to [More > Settings]

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.7.0

Added on April 19, 2013


  • Sticker is displayed on the new message alert pop-up
  • Improvement in loading speed for images such as mini-profile images on friends list
  • Revamped [Plus Friend] UI
    : Modifications have been made so that the Plus Friend Home can be viewed by pressing the [>] button.
    : Made modifications on other designs and improvements in the UI.

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.7.1

Added on April 22, 2013


  • Fixed a problem where KakaoTalk was not working on OS v2.1 (Eclair) and older versions

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.7.2

Added on April 24, 2013


  • Fixed problem where proximity sensor was not working when using Free Call in certain devices
  • Fixed a problem where KakaoTalk was not working on OS v2.1 (Eclair) and older versions

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.7.3

Added on April 26, 2013


  • Fixed problem for versions 3.7.1 and older, where the name of your friend changed into the name set by your friend when you tap mini-profile in the chatroom.

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.8.1

Added on June 5, 2013


  • Fixed a problem where “Enter” key was not working when sending messages using Bluetooth keyboard
  • Fixed a problem where original photo gets deleted when sending a photo from Gallery via “Share” icon

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.8.2

Added on June 10, 2013


  • Fixed a problem where a message bubble was not displayed while the message was being sent when sending the first message in a new chatroom
  • Fixed a problem where Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 was displayed as incompatible in Google Play.
  • Android OS 2.0.1 or older will no longer be supported

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.8.3

Added on June 10, 2013


  • Fixed a problem where an unnecessary temporary file was created in the SDCard on certain devices

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.8.5

Added on June 27, 2013


  • Improved speed for loading mini-profile image
  • Made modifications in the page for viewing all photos in the chatroom to improve usability
  • Improved performance and usability
  • Fixed other bugs

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.8.7

Added on July 3, 2013


  • Improved the messaging method for certain types of messages

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 3.8.8

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.0.2

Added on September 11, 2013


  • Added a feature to share locations(map) with friends
  • Improved messaging performance
  • Made other improvements and fixed bugs

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.0.3

Added on September 13, 2013


  • Fixed a problem where a shaded box was shown in the text field in the chatroom
  • Made other improvements and fixed bugs

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.1.0

Added on November 6, 2013


  • Added a photo edit feature including photo filters and Kakao Friends stickers
  • Revamped Item Store UI
  • Made other improvements and fixed bugs

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.1.1

Added on November 13, 2013


  • Improved messaging speed
  • Bug fixes

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.2.2

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.3.1

Added on February 5, 2014


  • Fixed a problem where emoticons were not displayed properly in the recent emoticon tab
  • Fixed a problem where notification was not removed from notification panel despite checking the message
  • Fixed bugs

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.3.5

Added on March 12, 2014


  • Choose to receive game messages from friends only.
  • Added Do Not Disturb feature.
  • Enhanced filters for photo editing
  • New provided designs for your chatroom wallpaper
  • Set notification tones for individual chatrooms
  • Friends’ themes now shown on mini-profiles
  • Note!

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.3.6

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.4.1

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.4.2

Added on May 21, 2014


  •  Fixed a bug where emoticons and photos were distorted.

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.5.1

Added on June 27, 2014


  •  Added Kakao Friends emojis to the basic emoticon tab
  •  Fixed a problem where the app occasionally crashed when downloading a file from an OS version 2.x.

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.5.3

Added on July 4, 2014


  •  Added Kakao Friends emojis to the basic emoticon tab
  •  Fixed a bug where multiple Kakao Friends stickers sent at once were displayed as different emoticons.
  •  Fixed bugs

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.6.0

Added on July 29, 2014


  •  Improved notification settings
  •  Added Summer Story theme
  •  Bug fixes

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.6.5

Added on August 26, 2014


  • Added Notification Cover under Kakao Lab menu
  • View notifications from KakaoTalk and other apps on your lock screen
  • Bug fixes

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.6.6

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.6.8

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.6.9

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.7.1

KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text 4.7.5

Added on January 30, 2015


  • Revamped designs for mini-profile
  • Improved designs for chat bubbles


  1. Commenter's Gravatar Andy

    The download of older Versions of KakaoTalk doesn’t work.
    If you press the download button, you’ll redirected to another app (UC Browser).


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