Today anything that makes socializing easier and communication with friends and family easier becomes popular. KakaoTalk is an Asia based mobile messaging application marketed as a freeware mobile instant messaging application that was developed by Kakao Corporation, a South Korean internet company that was formed after the merger of Daum Communications and Kakao in 2014; formerly named as DaumKakao later changing its name to Kakao. KakaoTalk was launched on 18th March 2010; initially developed as a freeware smartphone instant messaging client, which later extended its offerings for different devices such as personal computers, desktops, tablets, etc. and different operating systems such as Apple IOS, Mac IOS, Android, Bada OS, Blackberry, Windows Phone, Windows NT and Nokia Asha.
KakaoTalk for iPad can be downloaded from the Apple iTunes Store that is accessible and available in the iPads. KakaoTalk for iPad can be downloaded and installed very easily, once the appdownload for KakaoTalk for iPad. After the installation is done, the KakaoTalk user is required to perform the registration process using a mobile number. The KakaoTalk users are required to enter their number for registering KakaoTalk for iPad. After entering the mobile number for registration, a 4 digit verification key code will be sent via SMS. The 4 digit verification key code must be entered to complete the KakaoTalk for iPad registration and verification process.
The next step for KakaoTalk for iPad is to register to make an account by filling in the form and set a username that will be used into log in KakaoTalk for iPad. Even there are options to sync your smartphone data to your iPad or PC without any sorts of delays. KakaoTalk for iPad is available on 15 languages of the world.
The reason that KakaoTalk is available in 15 different languages of the world has made it available for different people in different regions of the world; therefore it is used in 130 countries of the world, mainly on the Asian side, specifically in Korea.
KakaoTalk is the first freeware smartphone instant messaging application to acquire ISO 27001 certification in the world. KakaoTalk is widely used in Korea, with a mobile download statistics of 95 percent and usage statistics of 93 percent in Korea, mainly South Korea. With this being said, KakaoTalk had 220 registered users from worldwide by the mid of 2017, out of which 140 million registered users were from Korea alone. Presently, KakaoTalk has more than 50 million active users worldwide.
Extending its compatibility to increase it user stats, KakaoTalk not only made its application compatible to different devices and operating systems but also started expanding its offerings. Beginning with a free text and free call messenger service, KakaoTalk expended its options and offerings by including features that enables the users to share photos, audios, videos, voice messages, contact information, location, location details, stickers, emoticons, GIFs, animated emoticons, URLs and navigation services as well as well as other kinds of content. Besides, offering options for conference call and group chats all along. Specifically for South Korea, KakaoTalk introduced a payment option for South Korean users with the name of KakaoPay that could be used for mobile payments as a digital wallet service. Moreover, KakaoTalk also offers riding and carpool services with Korea only for Korean users.
KakaoTalk was although developed as a smartphone application but it can be used on iPad and PC as well. KakaoTalk offered this kind of compatibility with different devices to ensure that if a person is on work trips, office or meetings, communication with contacts, friends and family is easily possible on KakaoTalk for iPad. KakaoTalk for iPad offers customization offers that are available on KakaoTalk for smartphone as well, such as, change of style, background image, opacity level, fonts, etc. KakaoTalk for iPad offers multiple features on the downloadable KakaoTalk for iPad such as; media file sharing with friends and family, customization of application and text themes, excel style chatting, private and discreet chat, remote log out options, chat locking options and free desktop calls as well.
KakaoTalk for iPad does not only provides free texts and free calls, but it also offers conference call options and various chat rooms for its users. KakaoTalk for iPad also provides features that enables the users to share photos, audios, videos, voice messages, contact information, location, location details, stickers, emoticons, GIFs, animated emoticons, URLs and navigation services as well as well as other kinds of content. KakaoTalk for iPad also includes walkie talkie features, options for customization of application themes along with polling and scheduling features. KakaoTalk for iPad also offers a payment option for South Korean users with the name of KakaoPay that can be used for mobile payments and as a digital wallet service, just like the KakaoTalk smartphone application.
Documents, audios, videos, animations of a size less than 100MB can be sent from to contacts. The customizable excel style chatting offers options to change theme of the application background, wallpaper, text, font style, size and colour. Moreover, option for secret chatting can be done just as mobile chats. Therefore, no record of chats can be kept. Moreover, incase if a person ever forgets to logout from KakaoTalk for PC or KakaoTalk for iPad, the KakaoTalk profile can be logged out remotely using the smartphone application, etc. Besides, chats can be made privacy protected and locked to make sure nobody reads them. KakaoTalk also offers free calling options of the desktop, smartphones and iPad users for free.
KakaoTalk for iPad has made the communication inexpensive and easier, remotely. Since communication is expensive in most parts of the world. Mainly communication with friends, family and acquaintances that live far away in different parts of the world, communication with people living farther is tough. KakaoTalk has made the communication free and easier. Besides, it has made it available and accessible in different parts of the world. KakaoTalk for iPad has been developed to make communication easier for people on the go.