### 1. Get [Signal](https://signal.org/download/) - [ ] Verify your connection to [signal.org](https://signal.org/) is secure. - [ ] Download the [Signal app](https://signal.org/download/) for your mobile and desktop. - [ ] [Register your phone number](https://support.signal.org/hc/en-us/articles/360007318691) - [ ] Fill out your profile, name and avatar image - [ ] Get a screenshot walkthrough at [Tom's Guide](https://www.tomsguide.com/how-to/how-to-use-signal) - [ ] Set a Signal PIN - [ ] Never record your pin or passcode in un-encrypted space you don't own ### 2. Join a few open-invite Signal Groups & introduce yourself Share with the group your: 1. preferred name, 2. how you joined Signal, and 3. what your are inspired by this year | Signal Group | Entry Page | | ---- | ---- | | ESC Welcome Circle | [[ESC Welcome Circle - Entry page]] | | WikiWe Signal Lobby | [[WikiWe Signal Lobby]] | | Krono.Works Signal Lobby | [[Krono.Works Signal Lobby]] | ### 3. Invite your people - [ ] Invite people sending them this message: > Let's use Signal as our Secure Group Messaging app going forward. If you have it already, join our collab channel here: {your-signal-group-link} If you don't have Signal on your phone and computer, follow these instructions for [Getting Started with Signal](https://link.wikiwe.org/Signal-Getting-Started) to get setup, then join our collab channel. ### 4. Learn more about Signal - [ ] Adminstering Groups at [[Getting Started with Signal Groups (Coming Soon)]] - [ ] If you are wondering "Why not email?" read: [[Why can't we count on email anymore?]] - [ ] If you are still considering Whatsapp or Telegram, read: [[Which Secure Messaging app can we trust?]] 🗄️ Licensed under [CC BY-SA 4.0](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/) by [WikiWe™](https://wikiwe.org/) Commons • Updated 2024-02-09