Tips and Tricks

Telegram stands for freedom and privacy and has many easy to use features.

Reaction Stickers in Stories. Both users and channels can add reaction stickers to their stories – letting viewers respond with more emoji in one tap. To add one, simply tap the 💭 icon in the sticker panel and choose any emoji – Premium subscribers can use their custom emoji as well. Channel stories display reaction counters, […]
Editing Stories. You can change your story's visibility, caption, on-screen text, tags and more at any time. To edit your story, open it on the device you posted it from and tap➕or➕ > Edit Story.
Stories in Profiles. Stories can be posted as temporary updates, or saved to your profile for as long as you want. Every story on your profile has its own privacy settings – so you can decide who is able see each one. When selecting the story duration, enable 'Post to Profile' or open your Story […]
Dual Camera Mode. Stories can take photos or videos with the front and rear camera of your device simultaneously. You can choose which camera goes where – even while recording – and after recording, can drag the smaller circle to any position. When creating a story, tap to take a photo or hold down for video. While […]
Stories. Every user can quickly share moments and see what friends are up to – right at the top of the chat list. When viewing a story, you can tap to share, reply or react. For a quick ❤️, just tap – or hold down for hundreds of emoji options. You can create stories with photos or […]
Add Links to Text. Links can be added directly to text from the formatting menu – keeping messages short and organized. Tapping a formatted link opens a confirmation window so you can double-check the URL before opening it. Except for links to Telegram chats – those always open instantly.
Launching Web Apps. Telegram bots are able to host seamless web apps – which can be accessed in any chat. Bots that support this feature can be launched via link or @-mention. Try typing @DurgerKingBot (followed by a space) or posting this link. In groups, web apps can support collaboration and multiplayer features – more info […]
Chat-Specific Wallpapers. Your favorite photos and color combinations can become unique backgrounds in any 1-on-1 chat. After setting a wallpaper, a special message is sent that allows your chat partner to add the same wallpaper on their side. To set a custom wallpaper, tap ➕> ‘Set Wallpaper’ on Android, or open a profile and tap […]
Shareable Folders. Custom chat folders can be shared via invite link – letting contacts and coworkers join all its chats and add the folder in one tap. Each folder supports multiple invite links that each give access to different chats. If you update a link with more chats, existing members will see a prompt to join […]
Auto-Send Invite Links. When adding users who restrict invites to groups and channels, a button appears to quickly send them an invite link instead.