On the Google Play Store, Mastodon now has an official Android app

On the Google Play Store, Mastodon now has an official Android app

If you don’t like being on Twitter, then the decentralised platform called Mastodon is your best alternative on the market. And the good news is that Mastodon is finally available on the Google Play Store for smartphone users. Mastodon has adopted open protocols and claims to be everything that Twitter is not, becoming the go-to choice for those who seek greater transparency and the right to freedom of speech on social media.

On the Google Play Store, Mastodon Now Has An Official Android App. The Mastodon app for Android cellphones is now available on the Google Play Store. For Android handsets, the Mastodon app is now available on the Google Play Store. Mastodon is a Twitter alternative that provides services to users via an open platform, and it is now available on the Google Play Store.


  • Mastodon might be a Twitter alternative but its interface, behaviour and mannerisms are much like the micro-blogging platform, which caters to millions on the internet. The open nature of Mastodon means you can connect to any community and talk to any individual. The platform claims it does not collect any data, and its timelines are authentic, without going through your preferences.

  • The Mastodon app on Play Store for Android users comes in the 1.0 version and will be compatible with any device that runs on the Android 6.0 version or later. Also Read: You May Not Be Able To Record Phone Calls On Android Smartphones From May 11: Here’s Why The Play Store listing of Mastodon says it has 1000+ installs already, in addition to the 4 million+ already using the platform since its debut a few years back. You Can’t Expect To Get Away With Whatever You Say Online: Koo App Co-founder Tells News18.


The other good thing about platforms like Mastodon is that you can operate between different apps. So, a person on Mastodon can like pages or communities from other apps like PixelFed, which is nothing but an open-source version of Instagram. HP Working On Its First Laptop With Foldable Display, Could Launch This Year The Mastodon app on Android allows you to switch to the dark mode, or retain the default colour code. Mastodon has confirmed that more features will be rolled out for its Android app in the coming months, and also, the app will be available on F-Droid very soon.