When comparing Kik vs FairEmail, the Slant community recommends FairEmail for most people. In the question“What are the best Android apps?” FairEmail is ranked 3rd while Kik is ranked 26th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Push is quick
Push notifications are extremely quick.
Support for iOS, Android, and Blackberry.
Pro Built-in browser
Kik is the first messenger with a built-in browser.
Pro Easy to use interface
Pro Open source
Pro Multiple account support
Multiple identities per account, notifications per account or contact.
Pro Fast and customizable
Privacy features are excellent.
Pro Identities support
Pro Two way synchronization
Pro Flat conversation threading
Pro Encryption support
Supports standard OpenPGP encryption for total privacy.
Pro Can show plain text of html mails
Pro Support for safety and low-bandwidth
Allows to configure maximum size of email downloaded immediately.
Con Not for young people
Kik has a lot of sexual predators and can be dangerous for kids.