Tips and Tricks

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

Verified Chats. Public figures and organizations can verify their public channel, group or bot so that users can be sure the chat is official. Verified chats appear with a blue badge both in the chat list and on their profiles. Official messages from Telegram, such as service notifications and login codes onlycome from our verified […]
Format Text in Captions. Add emphasis, links and more not only in messages, but also in captions for photos and videos. Text you type in the message bar instantly converts to a caption when you attach media – and keeps its formatting.
Scale Font Size. Change the size of message text to see your chats with perfect 20/20 vision. On iOS, users can sync all text to their System setting, or set individual font sizes for chats and menus.
Download / Upload Progress. Keep track of media and files as you upload or download them.
Audio Player. Share music and audio files, each up to 2 GB in size. Sending multiple tracks in one message will create a playlist – tapping one song will add them all to your queue. The player bar shows what’s playing and lets you quickly pause and resume from anywhere in the app. Tap the player […]
Secret Chats. Create additional one-on-one chats with your contacts that use end-to-end encryption and are not stored in or synced with the cloud – only locally on the two participating devices. Secret Chats are device and session-specific, meaning they don’t appear on a user’s other devices, and will be cancelled if one of the participants logs […]
Mute shortcuts. Select a chat on Android or swipe on iOS to quickly enable or disable notifications. Chats can also be muted from their profile, and have multiple temporary mute options. In Chat Settings, Android users can also set a specific action for swiping in the chat list, which includes muting chats.
Voice Messages. Tap the 2X button to change your playback speed, or slide across the message and jump to a specific spot. Hold to record your message and release to send it. Swipe up to lock recording and go hands-free, which also lets you preview the message. Tap the microphone icon to switch to video […]
Twitch Stream Support. Open your favorite streams in Picture-in-Picture mode, so you can chat while you watch 🍿
Quick Share Arrows. Instantly forward Channel posts to the chats of your choice.