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Dec 23, 2020ClosedTip
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iOS badge counter shows unread messages, even when all chats are read
Badge counters inside the app and on the app's icon may sometimes show unread messages while there are no unread chats in the list. Workaround Tap 10 times on the Settings tab icon > Reindex Unread Counters.…
Nov 12, 2020Issue, iOS
16
0:52
Automatic saving of incoming photos doesn't work
Workaround Disable Automatic Media Download and manually download the images. Automatic saving of incoming photos doesn't work, after the February update (v 7.5) Sometimes random old photo from telegram…
Feb 24Issue, iOS
17
Improve the ability to search chat history for Asian regional languages, such as Chinese and Japanese
Improve the ability to search chat history for Asian regional languages, such as Chinese and Japanese. Telegram's chat history search function is based on words, and is suitable for languages such as…
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, General
70
2547
Emoji reactions
An option to react to messages using small emoji (e.g.👍,❤️,👎) instead of replying in the chat with messages or stickers. Use Cases 1. Quick feedback that doesn't take up space in the message history.…
Nov 5, 2019Suggestion
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2507
ADDED
Group Video Calls
Group Video Calls has been implemented in June 2021. Related suggestions: Group Video Calls with Contacts, Screen Sharing in private chats.
Dec 11, 2019FixedSuggestion, Calls
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1581
Cryptocurrency donations for bots, groups and channels
Show a button for sending quick donations to maintainers of bots, groups or channels using cryptocurrency. This could use either an established cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Etherium, EOS, etc. – or some…
Dec 25, 2020Suggestion, General
94
1409
Screen sharing in calls
Screen sharing from mobile and desktop apps, in one-on-one calls and voice chats (also in group calls when they become available).
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion
84
1374
Silent sign up
A feature to join Telegram incognito, making the phone number privacy set to Nobody before creating a new account. Current users who have that number added to their contacts list will not get a new c…
Dec 11, 2019Suggestion
82
1282
Live video streaming
A feature to share and experience live videos across groups and channels in Telegram. Broadcasting from a channel or your personal account (in group chats) so that others can view, react, and interact.
Dec 11, 2019iOS, Android, macOS, Telegram Desktop, Suggestion
66
1017
Choose a different default folder instead of "All Chats"
An option to pin one of your folders as the main folder instead of All Chats. When you open the app, it would show you the folder you chose. Pressing the back button would bring you back there when you're…
Nov 16, 2020Suggestion
55
976
1:52
Emergency passcode to hide chats
Option to set an alternative passcode ("double bottom") that either opens a limited set of chats, opens a different account, or destroys one of the connected accounts completely when entered. Use cases…
Feb 27Suggestion
21
969
In-app translator
Translating specific messages via the context menu like Twitter does for tweets. Use cases Built-in translations save a lot of time – translating messages on the go would remove the need to move away…
Nov 5, 2019Suggestion
62
857
Unlimited favorite stickers
Increase the limit for favorite stickers. The current limit is five stickers. When you add another one, the first sticker is replaced. Use cases Choose a limited set of stickers which you will always…
Dec 11, 2019Suggestion
41
779
Allow site owners to make their own Instant View templates
Instant View templates are currently created and maintained by Telegram, the list of supported websites is expanded gradually. Some site owners would like to get IV support for their websites sooner.…
Jan 23Suggestion, General
39
771
Notify all group members
An option to notify all group members or admins using a special mention (e.g. @all and @admins). Use cases Important news and major updates in big communities. Potential issues Some group admins already…
Nov 4, 2019Suggestion
51
754
Alternate profile pictures
When setting a profile picture or video that's only visible to contacts (or certain users, groups etc.), allow choosing an alternate picture or video that will be shown to everyone else. Use cases -…
Nov 17, 2020Suggestion
30
718
Option to hide "all chats" tab
An option to hide "All chats" tab in main menu on all platforms in Telegram apps
Jan 30Suggestion, Android, iOS, macOS, Telegram Desktop
56
607
Add Instant View to Telegram Desktop
Add Instant View to Telegram Desktop. The feature is there right now for MacOS Telegram App, but missing from regular Telegram Desktop. Preferably, it should open an article in the existing telegram window…
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, Telegram Desktop
15
604
Custom icons for folders
Add the ability to choose icons for folders on mobile platforms – like in Telegram Desktop and Telegram macOS. Sync them on all devices. Use cases - Find folders you're looking for more easily. - Save…
Nov 17, 2020Suggestion, iOS, Android
12
529
Requests to join group or channel
If enabled, the user attempting to join the group/channel will only be able to view the content and send things after being accepted by an administrator (optional: only admins who have the "accept/decline…
Nov 23, 2020Suggestion, General
38
498
Telegram downloads images instead of using bitmap data from clipboard
When I paste an image copied from Firefox, Telegram downloads it again instead of using the bitmap data from the clipboard. This happens because the clipboard also stores the image URL. If I paste the…
Jun 27Issue, Telegram Desktop
2
464
Disable "New Contact Joined" chats
Users receive a notification when one of their contacts becomes available on Telegram. It is currently possible to disable the notification: the new chats will appear in the list without sending a notification.…
Dec 11, 2019Suggestion, General
38
464
Call Transfers between Devices
An option to transfer ongoing calls from phone to a desktop PC and vice versa.
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, General, Calls
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462
Stories / Statuses
An option to share moments (media, like photos or short videos, texts, etc.) with your mutual contacts (this can be adapted with granular privacy permissions) to view, interact, and forward. Such statuses…
Dec 12, 2019Suggestion
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457
Different background images for each chat
A feature to set a individual wallpaper for specific chats. (f.e. One wallpaper for a specific group, another for a chat with a friend...) Use cases This would make navigation between chats easier, especially…
Nov 5, 2019Suggestion, General
30
453
More Two-Factor Authentication methods
An option to add an authenticator app with temporary, one-time passwords (e.g. Authy, Google Authenticator) as another second factor.
Nov 5, 2019Suggestion
17
445
Better global search
Make global search a place to find all communities in channels and public chats.
Feb 8Suggestion, Android
15
442
Separate passcode lock for specific chats or Archive
Option to lock certain chats with a separate passcode. On a chat-by-chat basis, or for an entire Chat Folder, e.g. the Archive. Use cases Family iPads and other shared devices. Can also be used in environments…
Nov 5, 2019Suggestion
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439
Transfer ownership if creator account was deleted
Option to transfer ownership in groups and channels if the creator was deleted so the first admin with all permissions will become a creator! Thumbs up if you want this to happen 👍 App: all
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, General
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400
Partial reply
Reply only on parts of a message. This would be very useful, if someone wrote a very long message and you only want to refer to one or two sentences - or even only one or a few words.  If you click on…
Jan 23Suggestion, General
18
344
Starred Messages
An option to bookmark/star a message. Marking a message would add it to the separate Starred Messages section on the profile page, for quick access to messages. While Telegram doesn't have Starred Messages…
Dec 12, 2019Suggestion
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327
Show folders when forwarding a message
An option to see your folders when sharing or forwarding messages. Use case Find the chats you were looking for more quickly. Workarounds - Use the search option to find the chat if it's not at the top.…
Nov 16, 2020Suggestion
4
312
Hide messages from blocked users in groups
Sometimes you don't want to see messages from people you blocked, even in the groups you share with them. Such messages could be automatically collapsed and hidden under a spoiler (like 'You blocked Doge.…
Nov 5, 2019Suggestion
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303
Syntax highlighting in code blocks
An optional extension to the backtick syntax to specify a language to highlight. Similar examples are the likes of Gitlab and GitHub comments.
Dec 27, 2020Suggestion, General
20
301
Way to mark messages as sensitive
An option to mark a message or photo as sensitive before sending. Sensitive messages can be revealed or re-hidden with a tap and default to hidden when a chat is opened. App: all
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, General
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292
Bookmarks in channels
A feature to mark a message in a channel, and to continue reading the channel from this message. Use cases Long stories, broadcasts, and 'I will read it later' situations. Workaround Forwarding a message…
Nov 5, 2019Suggestion
14
283
Privacy settings for Bio
The Bio section in Telegram profiles is currently always public. Add an option to configure 'Who can see your bio?' to the Privacy and Security Settings. Use cases Putting more sensitive or private info…
Nov 5, 2019Suggestion
15
283
Automatically use the best proxy in the list
An option to automatically check and connect to the best MTProxy if several proxies are available.
Dec 11, 2019Suggestion
7
275
Chat permissions: Can Talk
Please add chat permission: Can Talk. How it works If it's enabled, user can talk in a voice chat. Otherwise user is muted. For users In apps it would be useful for chat owners - they will be able to…
Aug 3Suggestion, General
3
273
Detailed 'Read' receipts: time when read, who read messages in groups
A message info screen with more information about the 'read' status of messages: When the message was read in private chats. Which group members read the message and at what time. Use cases Knowing…
Dec 12, 2019Suggestion
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265
Sign up for Telegram without a phone number
You currently need a phone number to sign up for Telegram. Add an option to sign up using an email address or another method, like some messengers do (e.g., Wire, Matrix, Threema, Session). Potential…
Dec 30, 2020Suggestion, General
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257
Tmail - Telegram Email Service
Telegram is a great messenger, but it can also be a great Email service. So without further introductions, let's start. Mail app can be separated or it can simply be integrated inside the Telegram messenger…
Jan 24Suggestion, General
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252
Change file names in Telegram
Option to change file name on Telegram without needing to re-upload the file. App: all
Dec 24, 2020Suggestion, General
15
251
Secret Chats on Telegram Desktop
An option to create Secret Chats using the multiplatform Telegram Desktop client.
Jan 5Suggestion, Telegram Desktop
20
249
Statistics for Bots
An option to view Bot statistics in Bot Father, for example how many users started a conversation with the Bot! App: all
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, Bot API
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248
Recording calls
Add ability to record calls in app App: all
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, General
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242
Transfer ownership of sticker packs
Add the ability to transfer ownership of sticker packs to other users. There are some packs I had originally made for others, but there needs to be a way to transfer these packs to them without deleting…
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, General
13
239
File manager
A feature for viewing, moving, selecting, and deleting all downloaded/cached items (files, media, etc.) in one place, perhaps under Storage Usage in the app's Settings. This can also be enhanced with…
Dec 11, 2019Suggestion
10
226
Allow to remove "Your contacts on Telegram" from the home page
The "contacts on Telegram" section is currently shown in the chat list when you have fewer than 10 chats. Workaround Have more than 10 chats in your list.
Jan 29ClosedSuggestion, Android
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220
Improve invitation links
Let's say I buy a lot of advertising, let there be 5 placements every day, how do I understand which link belongs to which channel? Constantly going in and looking at whether it's a link or not is hard…
Sep 11Suggestion, General
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0:34
In-Call Messaging
Reply to incoming messages from your call partner without leaving another page currently open in the app. Demo – 00:19 on the attached video.
Nov 19, 2020Suggestion, Calls
5
213
Secret group chats
Secret group chats with end-to-end encryption (like it is done in Signal)
Jan 28Suggestion, General
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194
0:07
Request 2FA for important actions
Right now, anyone who accesses your account can delete it, change phone number, or close all of your sessions. Solution: request 2FA for these actions.
Apr 19Suggestion, General
10
188
Feed or Stream with posts from Subscribed Channels
Show posts from channels you're subsribed to in a single view, one post after another – without the need to open each channel seprately to see what's new. Like Twitter and other feed-based social networks.…
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, General
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Custom profile pictures for contacts without one
Allow choosing a profile picture for users in your contacts who didn't upload one. These images would only be visible to you. Use cases - Improve the visual appeal of your chat list. - Find people more…
Dec 12, 2019Suggestion
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Group Voice Calls
Voice calls with three or more people. Related suggestion: Group Video Calls Workaround You can use Voice Chats in any of your groups to achieve similar goals.
Nov 6, 2019Suggestion, Calls
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160
Spoilers in Groups
Ability to send a message its content is hidden or blurred media that contains spoilers. Any member can display and read the content of the hidden message or display the blurred media simply by tapping…
Feb 1Suggestion, General
10
159
Full-screen message input field
What's the benefit of full-screen message input? • You can write and edit long messages without being distracted by searching for the desired piece of text using the slider • You will not have to use…
Aug 29Suggestion, Telegram Desktop
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144
voice chat music plug-in
When we open Group Voice Chat, I want the group to have a music plug-in so that they can listen to music with everyone. So the music sound is clearer and better. Anyone can enjoy it. Please help us with…
Mar 22Suggestion, Android
5
143
Chat preview for desktop apps
Related: Chat preview for mobile apps A feature to preview chats without marking them as read, e.g. by hovering the cursor over a profile picture in the Chat List > Preview Chat.
Nov 19, 2019Telegram Desktop, macOS, Suggestion
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141
New Chat Request
An option under Privacy and Security Once enabled new chats from unknown contacts will have the option to accept or block Sender: User A Receiver: User B User A can initiate a new chat and send unlimited…
May 29Suggestion, General
10
139
Pin more chats
You can currently pin up to 5 chats in your main chat list. Sometimes you want more. Potential issues Pinning too many chats at the top of the list would mean that you no longer see new messages without…
Dec 11, 2019Suggestion
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139
Add shuffle music option
The Music Player on desktop doesn't have a shuffle /random button. App: Telegram Desktop
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, Telegram Desktop
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137
Add translated beta languages into apps
If you respect user's privacy, you should respect their native languages also. Many people don't know English. And users love to have apps in their language. Please consider adding translated beta languages…
Jan 24Suggestion, General
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132
Synchronizable music player
A way to sync the music you're listening with your chat partner or group members. Once accepted, you will be able to listen together. Workaround Start a Voice Chat in a group (even though voice chat audio…
Dec 24, 2020Suggestion, General
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130
Double-time playback for shorter audio files
2x playback is currently available for voice and video messages, as well as any audio files longer than 20 minutes. It could be expanded to audio files of any length. Use cases Handy when listening to…
Dec 11, 2019iOS, Android, macOS, Telegram Desktop, Suggestion
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129
Standalone watchOS app
An independent Watch app that allows the user to receive messages and reply to them even when their paired iPhone is out of range.
Dec 11, 2019iOS, Suggestion
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Allow for popular bots to get verified without Facebook/twitter/Instagram
Bots on telegram shouldn't require a verified Facebook/twitter/Instagram to get verified. Reasoning for this is that a lot of bots are telegram specific, and have no reason to have any presence on other…
Dec 25, 2020Suggestion, Bot API
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[Folders] Mark a folder as read
Add the ability to mark all chats in a folder as read on mobile and desktop apps.
Dec 26, 2020Suggestion, Android, iOS, Telegram Desktop, macOS
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122
Add Safe Search option in Telegram
Add the Safe Search option and then make it the default after the installation of the Telegram app, the advantage of this option is that we can only do global searches if Safe Search is off. This is an…
Apr 30Suggestion, General
6
121
Search in Instant View
An option to search inside Instant View articles. The Android app offers this feature. Workaround You can open articles in Safari (or another browser app) and use the internal search there.
Dec 11, 2019Suggestion, iOS
2
121
Chat Export in mobile apps
An option to export chats, including all the media they contain, using mobile apps. Workaround This feature is currently available in Telegram Desktop. Go to Settings > Advanced > Export Telegram data.…
Dec 12, 2019Suggestion, Android, iOS
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120
0:58
Link support for Bio
An option to interact with links right from the Bio without copying the text and then pasting it to the Telegram global search (for t.me/ and @username instances) or in the browser (for website URLs).…
Jan 3Suggestion, General
5
119
360 degree photos
Would love the ability to share and view 360 degree immersive photo. This feature is available is Facebook Messenger and sadly not supported by Telegram yet. App: Telegram for Android
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, Android
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119
Ability to send / share checklists / todo lists in the chats
Possibility to send/share checklists / todo lists in chats. The lists may be visible for both sides, to monitor progress, or to add new items. Usefull to fill the to buy items or to assign sssome simple…
Feb 7Suggestion, General
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Add "Nobody" to the privacy setting “Who can add me to the group & channels”
Add "nobody" option in who can add you to groups section Some people have a large audience because of their business and do not want to join a group (without their knowledge)
Jan 24Suggestion, General
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Multiple Profiles (Profile Picture and Display Name) in a single account across group chats and contacts
This is an extension of the feature suggestion https://bugs.telegram.org/c/406 Allowing users to have granular control of how they present themselves to different groups of contacts and chats, in such…
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, General
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Group Directory Feature
An option to list your group in a Group Directory. Users would be able to find groups which cover topics they're interested in via a native option within the app (e.g., by browsing categories). Currently…
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, General
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widen WebP support
Telegram developers in January 2015 recognized the advantages of WebP. (“Thanks to the WebP file format, Stickers on Telegram are displayed 5x faster compared to the other formats usually used in messaging…
Jan 22Suggestion, General
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0:34
Banner-style incoming calls
Redesigned call actions to prevent calls from appearing on the entire screen when the app is in the foreground, expanding call actions to allow a Respond With Text feature. Demo – 0:11 on the attached…
Nov 19, 2020Suggestion
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111
1:33
Integrate Nano into the Telegram Bot Payment API
Add Nano as a payment option within the Bots Payment API. Integration docs: https://nano.org/en/accept-nano
Jan 30Suggestion, General
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Drag folder to send as zip
Sending folders in Telegram
May 18Suggestion, Telegram Desktop
1
108
Reply to multiple messages at once
With this feature we no longer have to reply to several message multiple time, you just reply to one message and then it should be possible to select more messsage to include to your reply. It will be…
Jan 27Suggestion, General
3
108
Add "Undo" option for a short time after deleting a message for yourself only.
If you accidentally leave the box "delete for others" UNCHECKED when deleting a message, there isno way to.fix it, because you can't see the message and long press it, to re-select with the option "delete…
Jan 1Suggestion, General
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Allow emoji in custom admin titles
Admin titles currently only support text. Emoji in titles could make titles more expressive – or offer a more compact way to present information. Use cases Big groups sometimes have a hierarcial admin…
Dec 25, 2020Suggestion, General
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Shadowsocks Support
Add Built-in VMess, Shadowsocks, SSR, Trojan-GFW proxies support The ( vmess / vmess1 / ss / ssr / trojan ) proxy link in the message can be clicked
Apr 11Suggestion, General
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Sharing images from external app
When sharing an image from external app option(share button)... Would be great to have the option to edit the image before send it. But that option is only allowed when you share an image from the telegram…
Dec 26, 2020Suggestion, Android
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2x audio speed is too fast
Improve 2x audio speed function by adding other speeds, like 1.5x and or 1.25x (2x is too fast!)
Feb 1Suggestion, General
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Support sending webm videos
I have various video files in the webm format, this is also what google's Stadia service saves clips as, so when sharing webm videos with friends on telegram, they have to download the video as a file…
Feb 17Suggestion, General
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Make it possible to "load more" Global Search Results 🔄
Currently, the "Global Search Results" loads only 10 results for public channels/groups/profiles/bots, and ONLY 3 when there are messages containing your searched phrase, make it possible to "load more"…
Feb 6Suggestion, General
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Rooms inside a group chat
The ability to have different "rooms" inside a group chat. Meaning, you'll be able to categorize the group chat into different topics without needing to open a whole new one just for one purpose alone.
Feb 2Suggestion, General
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Scheduled messages 2.0
Scheduled messages 1.0 Is great but now it is time to develop it further. 1. Plan faster and more than one year ahead(set reminders), (scroll 1 year take some time now. 2. snooze message: re-schedule…
Jan 23Suggestion, General
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Delete photo from phone after sending
Sometimes you don't need some photos in your phone after sending it. Finding the ones you sent in gallery app is difficult and deleting can be tedious. A few lines of code can help streamline this
May 17Suggestion, Android
3
90
Encrypt media
Downloaded media from encrypted conversations should also be encrypted when stored, or at least the option should be given. If your government is on you, or worse, your wife, then you need to be able…
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, Android
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90
Font Settings
A wider range of options for font customization: changing the size of interface text using system fonts and system text size. Workaround: Device settings like Display Size, Screen Zoom and DPI will…
Dec 12, 2019Android, Suggestion
12
90
Hidden chats
An option to hide specific chats from the Chat List. Use cases A way of chat management to keep only important conversations in the main tab and vice versa. Also, a privacy measure protecting from unwanted…
Dec 11, 2019iOS, Android, Suggestion
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89
Recording Voice Chats
An option to record a voice chats in which the audio tracks are individually recorded from each user’s end (microphone). At this point there should be two choices: 1. Compile all the audio tracks into…
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, General
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Allow bots to see message deletion events
Currently, Bot API doesn't allow bots to see when users delete messages, they can see if an user edits a message, it would be useful for several use cases for telegram bots to be able to tell when messages…
Dec 23, 2020Suggestion, Bot API
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Group video/audio calls without having to be in the same group.
Having group audio/video calls without having to be in the same group.
Apr 29Suggestion, General
5
86
How to install Telegram .APK directly from the website?
Admin Dog, Apr 13 at 19:02, edited
ClosedTipAndroid
When you download .APKs from external sources, like websites or other apps, you should enable a relevant permission on your device in order to install it.
Please find a relevant path for your device in the list below:
Google Pixel: Settings > Apps and notifications > Advanced > Special app access > Install unknown apps > Choose your browser app > Allow from this source.
Huawei: (Android 8 and earlier): Settings > Security & privacy > More > Install unknown apps > choose your browser app > Allow app installs.
Huawei (Android 10+): Settings > Security > More settings > Install apps from external sources > choose your browser app > Allow app installs.
Motorola: Settings > Apps & notifications > choose your browser app > Install unknown apps > Allow from this source.
Oppo: Settings > Additional settings > Safety & Privacy > Install Apps from Unknown Source > OK.
OnePlus: Settings > Apps & notifications > Special app access > Install unknown apps > choose your browser app > Allow from this source.
Sony: Settings > Apps & notifications > Special app access > Install unknown apps > choose your browser app > Allow from this source.
Samsung (Android 8 and earlier): Settings > Lock screen and security > Unknown sources > OK
Samsung (Android 10+): Settings > Apps > Special access > Install unknown apps > choose your browser app > Allow from this source.
Xiaomi (Android 8 and earlier): Settings > Additional settings > Privacy > Unknown sources > OK.
Xiaomi (Android 10+): Settings > Privacy protection > Special permissions > Install unknown apps > choose your browser app > Allow from this source.
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Where do I see the number/name of the newest version?
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БЕШАНЫЙ Sep 17
https://bugs.telegram.org/c/400
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