Telegram is updated and adds many new features

Today’s Telegram update introduces many new features that add new tools for managing downloads, the ability to send documents with a tap, rearrange multimedia content albums before sending, turn your channel into a TV station and much more. other.

Download management

Telegram users can send files of any type up to 2GB each and access them from any device. When files are downloaded manually, a new icon now appears in the search bar.

Just tap the icon or go to the tab ‘Download’ within the Search area to view, manage, pause and resume all downloads or individual elements, with the possibility of selecting them individually to increase the priority or view them in the chat.

New attachment menu

When sending multiple photos or videos, just tap “… selected “ at the top of the panel to preview the album before it’s sent, with the ability to rearrange or remove selected media.

Telegram sending media

On iOS the attachment menu has been completely redesigned to reach the android app. The camera option is now integrated into the gallery and a new navigation bar allows quick access to photos, files, location sharing and more, plus the tab File updated shows recently sent files and allows you to search for them by name.

Semi-transparent night mode on Android

With night mode, panels and headers now have a subtle transparency effect that lets you glimpse chat backgrounds, stickers and media as you scroll.

Telegram transparent headers

Redesigned login procedure

On Android and macOS, the login process has been redesigned with new elegant animations. On Android the passcode digits slip into place, while on macOS the Matrix-style passcode falls on the login screen with the QR code.

Link with telephone numbers

Anyone can create a unique @username from the Settings page, giving others an easy way to be contacted via Search or the link without sharing the phone number.

This update also allows you to share a direct link to your phone number which instantly opens a chat.

Telegram link with telephone numbers

The format for these links is, with the full telephone number in international format. The link will only work if your privacy settings allow it.

Live streaming with other apps

Groups and channels support live video broadcasts with an unlimited number of viewers. With this update, you can stream from streaming tools like OBS Studio and XSplit Broadcaster, so you can add multi-screen overlays and layouts with ease, turning any Telegram channel into a professional TV broadcaster.

Telegram live streaming with other apps

To broadcast from these tools just create a new video chat in your group or a new live stream in your channel, tap the “Broadcast with “ and enter the information that appears on Telegram in the streaming software. Viewers will need to update their apps to the latest version to watch the stream.

New pages

With i link anyone can preview profiles, posts or entire public channels in their browser even if they are not yet subscribed to Telegram.

These web previews now have a new look, with the addition of chat backgrounds and design elements from the Telegram Web app.

Telegram tme pages

How to update Telegram for Android

All the functions described above are already available to all users with the latest Telegram update for Android available in the Google Play Store via the badge below.

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