Overview of WeChat Application: The overview of the WeChat application is as given below

Application name Wechat
Developed by Tencent holdings limited
Released on 21 january 2011
Initial ios release is 7.0.8
Initial release for android 7.0.9
Initial release for macOS 2.3.28
Operating system Cross platform
Available languages 20
Application type Instant messaging


Wechat is a Chinese messaging application which can also be used for mobile payment. This application is released in 2011 and the app is determined as app for everything and super app as it consists of huge set of features.

Wechat will access the data regarding registration data and log-in data to set up and login to user account on wechat to notify about the changes that happens on wechat, to provide user support and to provide communication. Wechat will also access user profile search data to provide quick access to the last searches. Wechat will access profile data that consists of profile name profile ID and photo to provide help and instructions to provide languages and location customization to develop existing servers. Wechat will access shared information to provide personalized help and instructions and to provide language and location customization, for developing new services and to improve the services of existing one. Wechat will access contact list to connect with other wechat users by making use of recommended friends feature.

Features of Wechat:

The following are the list of features that are associated with wechat application.


Wechat provides text messaging hold to talk voice messaging, broadcast messaging, video calls, conference calls, photography and video sharing, location sharing, contacts through Bluetooth. Wechat provides instant messaging methods as text messages, voice messages, walkie talkie, stickers, live pictures and videos, lucky money packages.

Official Accounts:

Wechat users can be registered as the official account which allows to push news feed to the subscribers and to interact with subscribers. There are three types of accounts are available as service account, subscription account, enterprise account.


Moment is a feature that allows the users to post images, text, short videos, share articles, and music.