Hello everyone, Today I will tell you one more interesting social messenger app Telegram
Still, If you don’t know about how to use telegram & its features or want to learn how telegram works then this post will definitely help you to understand about it
What you get
- What is Telegram
- How to download and install the Telegram app
- Learn to create a Telegram Account
- How can I join a channel in Telegram
- How to use Telegram application and its features
- Why Telegram is different from WhatsApp
- Frequently Asked Questions
What is Telegram
After the success of WhatsApp, one more application comes in the market which is Telegram, Telegram is a free messaging app similar to WhatsApp available in both android and ios devices.
Launched in 2013 This company based in Berlin, Germany
It has 100 million-plus downloads & 4.5 ratings in the play store, till 2020 Telegram has more than 400million users all over the world which is a big audience.
How to download and install the Telegram app
As we discussed in the above paragraph telegram app is available in android and ios devices.
If you want to download telegram application in your android smartphone then you follow these instructions
First, open the play store on top of the screen you get a search box click on it and type application name you want to download and search After searching you can see some results related to your app find and download.
For ios devices
Go to app store find search bar & write application name which you want to download then search when you show the results tab on top first result & click on the download
It will also work in PC, Windows or Mac, so you can download it for PC
Learn to create a Telegram Account
- Once downloading is completed
- Open the app then it shows you for sign up with mobile number put your mobile number on that box then it will send you verification code in your phone number, verify it
- After verifying, it will tell you to put your first name & last name which is showing you & others in your profile.
- You can also upload your profile picture it is not necessary but if you want,
- Then click on three lines which are showing in the top left, it shows you many options tab on settings
- Click on the camera icon that’s it now you can change your profile picture
- You can also select any username so people can find you very easily & also write 70 Characters BIO which will show in your profile.
How can I join channels in Telegram
- Now the homepage of the telegram application has appeared where you can see the name of the app in the top
- In the top right corner you can see the search bar by this you can search for any groups, channels, friends you want.
- If you are want to join any channels in the telegram then this is very easy,
- To join it you just need to search the name of the channel in the search box and when you get your desired channel in the results,
- click on that channel, then it will show the join button in the bottom of the page, that’s it.
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How to use Telegram application and its features
If you are completed the download, install & sign up process then by this you will understand how to use features of telegram application.
Find Contact Friends
- When you open the homepage of the app, In the homepage, it will show you pencil icon in the right bottom of the screen,
- Click on it and it will ask you contacts permissions so it can scan your contacts and see who are available in a telegram from your contacts,
- Then automatically it will show you all the list who are available in telegram. Now click on the name & start the chat with your contacts.
This is a different new feature comes in the telegram app with the help of this, you can chat privately no one other can read those messages, you can even save settings for self destruct your messages, photos, videos, document, etc.
If you will delete the message from your chats then this will inform to another person to delete that message as well.
And one more point is that all the chats you are doing in this feature even it is not saved in the telegram database, once you delete messages or any file from your device, then it will not able to recover it.
You can share unlimited messages, photos, videos, documents in this app and all of this stored in the cloud, If you have any file but not stored in the device then you can store it here.
Besides if you want to share your location with friends, family, colleagues, etc. Then you can.
If you want to invite your friends to tell them you are in telegram app then follow some of these steps
- First, come on the homepage then open the menu bar,
- some options will appear in this find “invite friends” & tab on it
- Select the name of your friends and send.
In the telegram app you can manage multiple accounts together you don’t need to logout or login again and again. This feature saves your time if you have multiple accounts
- To add a new more account you just click on three lines
- After it will show you an arrow tab on it & press it
- Then, it shows you add account option, click on it
- Then follow all steps of signing up.
Create a new group
As similar to WhatsApp in telegram also you can create a group, for doing it open the menu bar where you see an option “new group” tab it then it shows you all list of your available in telegram.
Click on that name to add in the group, after selecting all the names in the group, tab on arrow sign,
After it Enter your group names and you can add some emoji too and set a group profile picture by clicking on the camera icon.
Some cool features in groups why you should use
- The biggest thing is to create a large audience in one group around 200k
- Many people can converse together easily find any messages by search box
- if you are an admin of the group then you can use pinned features by using everyone can see that message any time
- you can write any message and tagging it to mention their name in it.
- It also has an option to “mute“ the conversation so messages notifications will not annoying you again & again, when you want to keep notification OFF it, otherwise ONN it.
- Anyone can share any file like images, videos, etc. (size up to 5GB each)
- In the group you can delete your message anytime.
- In the group if you want to join it is not necessary to share your numbers with others, anyone can join & leave anytime
Create a new channel
To create a new channel in the Telegram application
Go to menu and tap on new channel option from the list, then it will tell you to enter your channels name and Description of the channel,
You also add emojis in the names & profile picture, In last after filling all details click on the tick mark on top right corner that’s it.
Now your new channel is created successfully.
How to enable night mode in telegram app
Telegram also provides you the feature of night mode so it will help you to reduce the eye stress, in the night or dark environment.
To apply this mode, open the app then click on top left corner three lines when options appear in the top the half-moon icon shows click on it that now you see your theme colour changed.
How to customize the theme of telegram application
Yes it is right in this you can even customize your telegram app them or styles
To customize the app first you need to go on the settings options
Open the settings then it will give you some categories like
- Notifications and sounds
- Privacy & security
- Data & storage
- Chat settings
To change the colour of theme visit the chat settings then scroll it and you will see color themes try one by one and set which you like.
Languages are available in telegram application
Why Telegram is different from WhatsApp
If you want to know the difference between Telegram and WhatsApp
There are so many differences in it but the main thing about the Telegram is,
- Telegram can do everything what WhatsApp does such as calls, chats sharing media files, invitations, create groups, change the background, almost every feature what WhatsApp have it also has
- But telegram has many more useful features like secret chat, create channels, add accounts, send more than 5 people, colour theme, chat list view, etc.
- You even can’t imagine how many features inbuilt in this application which is very useful comparison with any other application.
We will discuss some most important points so if you are a beginner or want to learn about how to use telegram then it will benificial for you to use telegram and for better understanding
Frequently Asked Questions
Ans: Yes, there is no doubt that telegram is more secure than any other messaging application. And it have one more feature which is secret chat which is more safe.
Ans: If you have doubt in your mind to who can see your phone number in telegram app then i will tell you only those person’s who are available in your contact list are able to see your phone number.8
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