What Is Sarahah App? Why Going Viral? Is it really anonymous?

From a week or more you might be seeing an app making its way on social networks. The app is called Sarahah. Actually, it was launched a few months ago and was becoming popular in the regions like Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Now, it is becoming hit in India also.

The Sarahah app is developed by Zain al-Abidin Tawfiq who is an app developer from Saudi Arabia. The app is meant for sending and receiving feedback from others, impersonally. The makers of the app described it and said,  Sarahah helps people self-develop by receiving constructive anonymous feedback.

What is Sarahah app?

According to Google Play Store, this app helps people self-develop by getting useful anonymous feedback.

If you search the meaning of Sarahah, it shows "honesty" in the Arabic language. Android and iOS users can avail Sarahah in two languages – Arabic and English.

How Does Sarahah App Works?

Sarahah app works like just all other apps, you need to download it and set an account. Enter the username, name, email, and password. You don't need to give your contact number and after logging in you must share your Sarahah link on Social sites like Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp. Everyone who gets your link can message you, whoever it can be friends or strangers. Anyone can visit your profile without logging in and can visit your profile.

When they logged in the messages are still nameless but the user can choose to tag their identity. On the receiver's app, the incoming messages will show in an inbox. You can flag messages, delete it, reply or favorite them to find it later.

Though the app has become popular, it's quite separate. At present, the app has 10,305 5-star reviews on Google Play. It also got 9,652 1-star reviews.

What Is Sarahah App? Why Is It Going Viral? Here’s Everything About The App

How to send a message?

You need to click on the link and a box with a message “Leave a constructive message” will come. Type the message you want to send and then click on 'send'. To whom you have sent the message will not get any of your identity.

What else does Sarahah offer? Is it like a regular messaging app?

Sarahah app is not same as the regular messaging app. The tabs are limited to  Messages, Search, Explore, and Profile. All the messages are shown in 'Messages' tab. After you receive the message you can favorite it or block the user. We don't know what happens after you block the user.

The creators of the app are looking at ways to improve the experience.


This app has four tabs, Messages, Profile, Explore and Search. The Message tab shows all the sent, received and favorite message. You can even mark a message as a favorite and even report it. In Search tab, one can search for people to who you want to send an anonymous message.

“SOON This feature will be available in next update!”

Profile tag allows the user to manage his or her profile and to display the profile pic, username and the messages you have received.

So guys who want to use this new messaging app? Sarahah App Is Going Viral on the Internet and must try it once.

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