KakaoTalk is a cross-platform messenger apps available for smartphone
users. KakaoTalk allows users to send messages without paying because
he uses the internet to transmit the message. KakaoTalk also features file
sharing, group chat, and features - other features
Table Of Contents
• 1 History
• 2 Registration
• 3 Supported Platforms
• 4 Usage
o 4.1 Connection Stability
o 4.2 HP or ID number as a PIN
o 4.3 Notifications
o 4.4 Signs and Sent Messages As Read
o 4.5 Group Chat
o 4.6 Mini Profile
o 4.7 Display
o 4.8 Plus Friends
o 4.9 Features - More Features
7 Customer Service
10 External links
KakaoTalk was first released on March 18, 2010 by Cocoa
Inc. At first, KakaoTalk created for Android users and iOS
operating systems, which means KakaoTalk can be used
on iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. More than one year later,
KakaoTalk for BlackBerry beta version was released on
August 11, 2011 .
On July 28, 2011, just 16 months after launch, KakaoTalk
has had a total of 20 million users, with an estimated 16
million to 17 million people use this app every day. 6
months later, in January 2012, KakaoTalk has had a total
of 30 million users, with 1 billion messages sent every day
To be able to use KakaoTalk, first - first you have to install the app KakaoTalk in
the following way:
1. Download the application from the website  or of the respective
application store - each platform, such as Google Play , iTunes , and
BlackBerry App World .
2. Install the application on your smartphone or gadget.
3. You will be asked to register your phone number using international format,
ie without using the number 0. This is because KakaoTalk use your phone
number to register you in its database.
4. KakaoTalk will then send you a confirmation code via SMS to your phone
number, and you need to enter the confirmation code to the next step. Once
you confirm, you can use KakaoTalk.
5. KakaoTalk will automatically record your phonebook, and they are already using
this application will automatically become your contacts on KakaoTalk. To see it,
you only need to press the tab "Friends", and they are already using KakaoTalk will
appear, with the status and avatar next to their name.
To be able to use KakaoTalk, first - first you have to install the app KakaoTalk in
the following way:
6. To start a chat, you just need to click on the name of your friend in the
7. You can change your profile, such as displaying the profile picture, change
the display name and status message, as well as make your KakaoTalk ID by
pressing the Settings tab, then press the My Profile tab.
8. You can search for your friends by entering a phone number or your
friends on KakaoTalk ID tab "Name / Phone No. Search "on the tab" Friends
", or by
pressing the tab" Friends? "Tab and click on" Add "on one of the
Friends Plus you want.
9. You can also invite your friends to use the app KakaoTalk using the "Tell A
2. iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad)
3. BlackBerry OS
4. Bada OS
5. symbian os
KakaoTalk can be used by users of Android, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and
BlackBerry. By using this application, users of Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry
can communicate with each other, and can even communicate with the iPad
and iPod Touch users for free. However, KakaoTalk app can only be used to
communicate with other KakaoTalk users.
KakaoTalk uses phone numbers and ID which can be set at the beginning of
the use to interact. KakaoTalk can either be downloaded for free from their
website  as well as from the respective application store - each platform, and
can be said as the development of WhatsApp and Yahoo! Messenger. By
using the push feature, KakaoTalk will always tell you the message you just
received. Some things to consider in the use KakaoTalk is
KakaoTalk uses internet connection through GPRS, EDGE, 3G, or WiFi to
run it. However, KakaoTalk will not stop (quit) when there is no internet
connection. You can still open the application, and then view the contacts and
see the conversation that you have done. But, when you try to send a
message, the message will not be sent and a notification will appear that says
you are not connected to the Internet network.
In addition, it will also appear a red triangle with an exclamation point in it that
indicates that you are not connected to the Internet network. When you have
connected, these markers will be replaced with a balloon-shaped mark of white
noise with a lightning symbol on it that indicates that you have connected to the
HP number as a PIN or
KakaoTalk uses hp numbers to add friends on KakaoTalk contact you. In fact, you
only need to add the hp numbers your friends in your phonebook smartphone or
gadget, and your friends will automatically appear on your friends list in the app
KakaoTalk, because KakaoTalk will synchronize with your phonebook.
In addition, you do not have to know the number of your friends hp. If you know your
friend ID, you can search for it and then add them as your friend, or you can add a
friend when you're doing a group chat with that person.
There is the option to set notifications on the tab "Settings". The first is the
tab "Notices" contained in the "Basic" that you can use to view notifications on
the latest developments from KakaoTalk and information service
To manage notifications about incoming messages, you can look at the "Alert"
and press the tab "Message Alert". In this section, you can set whether or not
the notification appears when there is a new message, whether the initial part
of the message will be shown in the notification, whether or not appearing popup when a new message appears whether or not pop-up when the screen is
turned off (locked), presence or absence of noise and vibration when there are
new messages, and whether or not notification when a new chat group.
Notification sound for new messages can be set more protracted the tab "Set
Alert Sound", where you can select the ringtone either contained in your
smartphone or gadget or provided by KakaoTalk.
Signs and Sent Messages As Read
As with BlackBerry Messenger and WhatsApp, KakaoTalk app also has a
special notification to notify the status of messages that you send. When you are
in the process of sending a message, it will appear a circular mark which
consists of a line - a white line that continues to spin at the edge of the balloon
message to illustrate that the message you are currently in the process of
delivery. After you sent the message, it will appear a straight line at the edge of
the yellow balloon your message, which indicates that the message was sent but
not yet read. After you read a message, yellow lines will disappear and you will
be clean balloon message from mark - any mark.
KakaoTalk application is also equipped with the ability to group chat well
with people - people who are listed as your friend in KakaoTalk, as well as
people - people who are not listed as your friend, but a friend of one of the
people who are members of the chat group.
To start a group chat, you just need to start with a personal chat or "1:1 chat"
with one of your friends. Then, you just need to press the menu button and
pressing the "Invite". After that, you are free to choose the friends you want to
invite to join in the chat group. KakakoTalk application does not have a limit on
the maximum number of members who can join in a group chat.
Mini profile is the profile that you have in KakaoTalk consisting of a profile picture, display name,
status, phone number, and your ID. To set this profile, you only need to press the tab "Settings", then
press the tab "My Profile" contained in the "Personal".
In My Profile, you can set up your ID with the stipulation that the ID you selected does not exceed 20
characters. Even so, this ID can be created only once and can not be changed anymore.
Changing the profile picture you can do by pressing your current profile picture, and you will be given
the option to select an image from the gallery or take a new photo, or delete photos that are used
today. You can also set your display name provided that the name you choose does not exceed 20
characters. As for status, the limit you have is a number of 80 characters. profile picture, display
name, and your status can be changed whenever you want.
At My Profile is also an option if you want your ID can be seen in the search by others or not.
Moreover, in the My Profile also contained your phone number, which will appear next to your profile
Mini profile is also useful to see information about your friends. Through this mini profile, you can
register your friend as one of your favorite contacts by pressing the star icon at the top of the mini
profile of your friend. In addition, you can also change the display name of your friend who will only be
seen by you by pressing the pencil icon in the mini profile.
KakaoTalk is one of the benefits zoom that can be changed at will, through the
"Chat Room Settings" located in the "Settings" tab.
Through this option, you can change the background of your KakaoTalk chat by
pressing the tab "Default Background Skin". You then will be given a choice whether
you want to replace the background with one of 10 colors available, take a new
picture, or choose from a collection of images that you already have.
Friends Plus is one of the features possessed by KakaoTalk and not owned by another messenger application.
Through Friends Plus, you can make friends with the artist, brand, or your favorite media. You then will receive a
variety of the latest news and content - content Plus Friends specials through this feature.
So far, there are 22 Plus Friends is available in Indonesia, namely:
1. KakaoTalk Indonesia
5. KBS World
11. SUPER JUNIOR
13. FNC Ent.
14. Vidi Aldiano
15. f (x)
17. GIRLS 'GENERATION
20. Trinity Optima Production
21. Wonder Girls
Friends Plus account to add this as a friend, you just need to press
the tab "Friends?" And then press the add tab located next to the
name of the account you want Plus Friends. You can also see the
profile of that account by pressing the Plus Friends account name
you want, and then pressing the "Home Visit". Unfortunately, Plus
Friends now still not available in certain countries.
Features - More Features
• 12 different language options
• Integration of search with the import and export contacts from the contact list
• Passcode Lock
• Various emoticons
• File sharing
• Data Backup talks
Some advantages of using KakaoTalk application is:
1. KakaoTalk application allows you to do file sharing and send and receive pictures, videos,
voice notes, and contact
2. KakaoTalk application is integrated into the system, so that new posts will be accepted even
if your smartphone or gadget in the off condition, and will be delivered when you turn on your
smartphone or gadget.
3. Message will be delivered directly, and status messages sent can be seen through a variety
of existing notification
4. KakaoTalk application is global and not limited
5. There are no ads that appear when you're using the KakaoTalk app
6. Your privacy will be maintained because there is a Passcode Lock feature, and you will be
able to store the data your conversation by using the Backup feature and sends the data to
Although the app KakaoTalk has an impressive number of users with the
use of a relatively stable, but failed to get KakaoTalk significant income. This
can happen because the company Cocoa Inc received only two percent of the
total profits earned by KakaoTalk application .
In addition, like most other messenger apps, KakaoTalk has no clear profit
models. Even so, messenger applications are expected to increasingly widely
used, and in the next few years will get a greater income.
KakaoTalk provide three contact customer service:
1. Through the website .
2. Via twitter .
3. Through facebook .
Some achievements are owned by KakaoTalk application include:
1. CNet's # 1 Free Messaging Application on 26 September 2011 
2. Top Developers on Google Play 
3. Free messenger app number one on Google Play