Threema 2.0 for Desktop
This beta software is available for the regular Threema version for iOS and for Threema Work for iOS only (support for Android devices is being developed). It enables to use the multi-device functionality with a mobile device and a computer. Even though the desktop app is still being developed, it is generally stable; however, you may occasionally encounter issues. For more details, please refer to this FAQ entry.
1 Unpack the ZIP file and double-click on the “ThreemaDesktop” executable to start the application.
Once opened, you can pin the application to your task bar: right-click on the Threema icon in the task bar and select “Pin to taskbar.”
Run the following commands in your terminal:
$ flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://dl.flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo $ flatpak install --from https://releases.threema.ch/flatpak/threema-desktop/ch.threema.threema-desktop.flatpakref
Note: Update the Threema beta version for desktop through your software manager or by running
flatpak update in your terminal.
For security reasons, Threema Beta doesn’t have full access to your files, which is why “drag and drop” is restricted in some cases. To allow full access, please run the following command:
$ flatpak override ch.threema.threema-desktop --filesystem=host