Future Me
66M

If I’m not mistaken, the devs backpedaled after user backlash, and made the PIN feature optional.

Twitter screenshot as source

Pavot
46M

advanced users who don’t want to lose their ability to lose everything.

Does this come off as a bit snarky to anyone else? Why not “advanced users who want more control over their device.” which is the reality.

Future Me
56M

From the article: “Eventually, users can get rid of phone connection during logging in. That’s certainly a good point.”

@thegergo02
36M

Make it optional atleast.

Sure seems like people are going to removed no matter what Signal does. First, they cry about having to use a phone number. Now they cry because Signal asks them to use a PIN. These guys can’t win, seemingly. Maybe someone could come up with a method that satisfies everyone and share it with the devs. Then, everybody wins!

Oh shit, that’s what it’s doing. I thought it was just added security for my phone. Damn it.

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