Full-featured chat and messaging SDK and API | SendBird Features

In app messaging as engaging as any messenger app

Captivate your customers and community with private messaging, group and public chat rooms - from two users to a million.

Full-featured chat and messaging in a snap

  • Push Notifications

    Deliver real-time updates and reach customers at the right time.

  • Typing Indicators

    Typing signals from users writing messages in real-time.

  • Send & Receive Structured Media

    Send images, videos and structured messages using custom data.

  • Auto-Thumbnail Generation

    Automatically render images and videos in an easy-to-see thumbnail.

  • Read Receipts

    Track the read status of messages sent to other users.

  • User-to-User Blocking

    Block and unblock bad actors, spammers, or toxic users.

Chatbot interface

Register chatbots as users, so they can send and receive messages, and assist with customer support, product recommendations and more.


Allow users to send and receive, to accept and decline chat room invitations in private and group channels.

Features for secure messaging and global accessibility

Auto translation

Automatically translate messages in 50+ languages.

Share encrypted files

Enable users to share files securely using AES256 encryption.

Chat history

Access your messaging history in private and group channels.