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Telegram’s latest update brings along Voice Chats, co-existing alongside Group Calls

After receiving new search filters, anonymous admins for groups, channel comments, distance alerts on live locations, and many more features in October this year, Telegram is now getting another major update that brings a new Voice Chats feature to the instant messenger. The new Voice Chats feature works a lot like voice channels on apps...

Telegram’s latest update allows multiple pinned messages, distance alerts on live locations, and more

Messaging app Telegram has announced a new raft of features for Android users, including some that you’re unlikely to find in other messenger apps. It's the second tranch of updates to Telegram in the past few months, as the battle between competing platforms continues. The Pinned Messages feature now lets you pin a number of threads...

Telegram adds search filters, anonymous admins, and channel comments

Telegram v7.1.1 is now rolling out on the Google Play Store, and it brings a couple of exciting new features to the popular messenger. As per the official announcement post, the latest update for Telegram includes Search Filters, a Remain Anonymous toggle for group admins, Channel Comments support, and some cool new animation effects. Here's...

Telegram v7.0.0 beta adds video calls and prepares to support Bubble notifications in Android 11

Telegram is undoubtedly one of the most feature-rich messengers out there, but it lacks one crucial feature that's available on most alternatives — video calling. The lack of video calling and group video calling support means that Telegram users have to rely on other messengers like WhatsApp and Google Duo to use these features, but...

Telegram tests floating chat head bubbles for messages

Telegram for Android appears to be testing chat head bubbles for messages. The feature, which is buried in beta version 6.3.0 of the app, allows users to keep conversations at the forefront of their device in the form of a bubble. This adds convenience if you frequently talk to a certain friend or family member. The...

Telegram now supports chat list thumbnails, 2GB file sharing, and multiple accounts on desktop

Starting with profile video, you can now set videos alongside static images for your display picture. You can also choose a single frame from that video to show on your account as a profile picture in other people's chats. In addition to uploading videos, you can enhance them using the inbuilt video editor or add...

Google is rolling out smart compose in Gboard for Messages, Telegram, and WhatsApp

At Google I/O 2018, the company demonstrated the Smart Compose feature that uses machine learning to autocomplete sentences. Smart Compose was launched as an exclusive feature for Gmail and only available via G Suite accounts and limited to Pixel 3 devices. In early 2019, Google expanded the feature to all Gmail users and later on...

Telegram can now edit Videos and make Animated Stickers, show trending GIFs, and more

While ensuring user privacy may be Telegram's main claim to fame, the instant messenger has evolved significantly over the years and it now offers a great selection of features that attracts many users. Over the last few months, Telegram has received several major updates that introduced features like chat folders, a fast media viewer, People...

AutoResponder for Telegram is a bot that lets you automate replies

After the great success of AutoResponder for WhatsApp and Instagram, XDA Senior Member TK Studio is back again with a similar app for Telegram called, unsurprisingly, AutoResponder for Telegram. AutoResponder for Telegram is a powerful bot that lets you automatically reply to your friends and contacts when you're away from your device. When someone sends you...

Telegram will add secure group video calls later this year

The group video calling feature on some of the most popular messaging apps has proven to be quite valuable in these trying times. In order to help more users connect using the feature, apps like WhatsApp and Google Duo have released a couple of improvements for the feature in the recent past. For instance, earlier...

Telegram 6.0 adds Chat Folders to help you organize your groups and channels

Current events have put us in a situation where communication over the Internet has become a necessity. There are countless apps you can use when it comes to messaging, but one of the most popular options is Telegram. It has tons of features and gains new abilities on a regular basis. This week, Telegram is...

Telegram 5.15 revamps Profiles, adds Fast Media Viewer and People Nearby 2.0

Despite the increasing popularity of WhatsApp around the world, the Telegram messenger remains the top choice for users who are big on privacy. But ensuring user privacy isn't the only factor behind Telegram's rise to success. The app also offers a ton of useful features that make it a better alternative to WhatsApp and it...