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Telegram will soon let you schedule voice chats in channels

In March this year, Telegram rolled out a significant update that added Voice Chat support in Channels. The feature also got a couple of additional upgrades that improved the Voice Chat experience. Telegram is now rolling out another update on the beta channel that enhances the feature even further. As per a recent TestingCatalog report, Telegram v7.7.0...

Telegram takes on Clubhouse with Voice Chat 2.0

The latest Telegram update brings major improvements to the Voice Chat feature that rolled out to users late last year. The new version, which Telegram is calling Voice Chats 2.0, extends Voice Chat support to Channels and introduces a couple of new features to improve the Voice Chat experience. The new Telegram Voice Chat features were...

Facebook and Telegram join the list of companies working on Clubhouse clones

Audio-based social networking platform Clubhouse has seen tremendous growth over the last few months. As a result, several companies, including Twitter and Facebook, are working on their own Clubhouse alternatives. Over the last few weeks, we've seen Twitter's Clubhouse alternative, Spaces, roll out to some users, and we've even got a look at Instagram's upcoming...

Telegram is adding new features to make joining group chats even easier

A fresh beta of Telegram is rolling out for Android, and as usual, it previews several new changes before they arrive in the stable channel. In the Telegram beta 7.5, we’re getting QR code group invites, the ability to set a time and user limit on invite links, an auto-delete timer for public groups, widgets...

Telegram and Signal are the two viable alternatives to WhatsApp

WhatsApp has become the go-to messaging app for a big chunk of the world. And that is with good reason: it's a (sort of) lightweight app that works amazingly well with all Android smartphones, old and new. Plus, you really have no way to go: with over 5 billion installs on Google Play, and a...

Telegram 7.4 makes it easy to migrate your WhatsApp chat history

Telegram and Signal are reaping the benefits of the recent backlash against WhatsApp. The apps have gained several hundred thousand users over the last couple of weeks, and their growth doesn't seem to be stopping any time soon. In a bid to attract even more WhatsApp users, these apps have been working on bringing new...

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...