To use Kik messenger, you must be a registered user and have the app installed on your mobile device. Download the Kik messenger from an app store. Once you have the app on your device, sign up to create an account, or log in if you are an existing user.
To chat with friends, search your phone?s contact list for Kik users. Click on your friend?s name, and type a message on the Type a Message bar, and then click on the Send button. You can also play games, share photos and videos, and browse the Internet without leaving the app.
To create a new account on Kik Messenger, you need to have a functional email address, username and a password. You can also provide other personal information, such as your name and phone number. The first time you sign up for a Kik account, you are asked if you want to find your friends on Kik. You must authorize Kik to access your phone records, such as email addresses, names and phone numbers, in order to establish if you have Kik users in your database. The Kik messenger app is free and available on most mobile marketplaces such as iTunes, Google Play, Android phones, Windows Phone Marketplace and Ovi Store for Nokia phones.