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Element iOS is an iOS Matrix client provided by Element. It is based on MatrixSDK.

Download on the app store

Beta testing

You can try last beta build by accessing our TestFlight Public Link. For questions and feedback about latest TestFlight build, please access the Element iOS Matrix room:

Build instructions

If you have already everything installed, opening the project workspace in Xcode should be as easy as:

$ xcodegen                  # Create the xcodeproj with all project source files
$ pod install               # Create the xcworkspace with all project dependencies
$ open Riot.xcworkspace     # Open Xcode

Else, you can visit our installation guide. This guide also offers more details and advanced usage like using MatrixSDK in its development version.


If you want to contribute to Element iOS code or translations, go to the contribution guide.


When you are experiencing an issue on Element iOS, please first search in GitHub issues and then in If after your research you still have a question, ask at Otherwise feel free to create a GitHub issue if you encounter a bug or a crash, by explaining clearly in detail what happened. You can also perform bug reporting (Rageshake) from the Element application by shaking your phone or going to the application settings. This is especially recommended when you encounter a crash.

Copyright & License

Copyright (c) 2014-2017 OpenMarket Ltd
Copyright (c) 2017 Vector Creations Ltd
Copyright (c) 2017-2021 New Vector Ltd

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this work except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License in the LICENSE file, or at:

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.