Polls 2.0: Visible Votes, Multiple Answers, and Quiz Mode
Since we first added polls for groups and channels, they've been used for everything from deciding where to have lunch to organizing leaderless…
Jan 23, 2020
Verifiable Builds, New Theme Editor, Send When Online and So Much More
Introducing Reproducible Apps, Theme Editor 2.0, Send When Online and So Much More
Jan 1, 2020
Scheduled Messages, Reminders, Custom Cloud Themes and More Privacy
In our previous update, we added a handy menu when you hold the send button. Today we're populating this menu with a new option that helps…
Sep 5, 2019
Celebrating 6 Years of Telegram
We launched Telegram 6 years ago, on August 14, 2013 – and immediately set to work on the next update. That‘s how it’s been ever since.
Aug 15, 2019
Silent Messages, Slow Mode, Admin Titles and More
The previous update brought more movement to Telegram – this one brings more peace of mind. You can now message friends freely even if…
Aug 9, 2019
Animated Stickers Done Right
We launched stickers back in January 2015. Since then, the Telegram sticker format has been adopted by other apps to reach a total of 2 billion people. Today we're introducing a new…
Jul 6, 2019
Location-Based Chats, Adding Contacts Without Phone Numbers and More
Today we're making it easier to exchange contact info on Telegram and introducing a way to host location-based public communities.
Jun 23, 2019
Focused Privacy, Discussion Groups, Seamless Web Bots and More
Telegram is about privacy. In 2014, we pioneered granular privacy settings in messaging. Today we are making them even more flexible with…
May 31, 2019
Archived Chats, a New Design and More
Today's update gives you the tools to sort your messages with archived chats, a new design on Android, and a handful of other nifty features to make the most of your messenger.
May 9, 2019
Taking Back Our Right to Privacy
Today, we are giving hundreds of millions of users complete control of any private conversation they have ever had. You can now choose to delete any message you have sent or received…
Mar 24, 2019
Autoplaying Videos, Automatic Downloads and Multiple Accounts
Telegram 5.4 introduces autoplaying videos, smart autodownload settings and support for multiple accounts.
Feb 26, 2019
Chat Backgrounds 2.0: Make Your Own
No chat can be dull if you have a really cool chat background. Today's update will ensure you get one. You can now search the web for wallpapers, add effects and then share your backgrounds…
Jan 31, 2019
Group Permissions, Undo Delete and More
Ever wanted to run a sticker-free or GIF-free community? With group permissions, admins can now restrict all members from posting specific kinds of content.
Jan 22, 2019
Polls: Bringing Choice to Communities
Large communities on Telegram frequently use polls to coordinate their activities and stay in touch with their constituents. Today, we're rolling out a dedicated tool for polls.
Dec 22, 2018
Custom Languages, Instant View 2.0 and More
Introducing custom language packs that are easy to create and spread, Instant View 2.0, redesigned Telegram for Android and more.
Dec 10, 2018
Introducing Telegram 5.0 for iOS
Meet our new iOS app: even faster, slicker and more battery-friendly.
Oct 1, 2018
Chat Export Tool, Better Notifications and More
Today’s Telegram update brings you an easy way to save conversations on your disk. In just a few taps, you can export some (or all) of…
Aug 27, 2018
Introducing Telegram Passport
Meet Telegram Passport – a unified authorization method for services that require personal identification.
Jul 26, 2018
Replace Media, Share vCards, Mark as Unread, 2X Voice Messages, and More
Replace Media, share contacts as vCards, mark as unread, 2X voice and video messages, and more in Telegram 4.8.3/10
Jun 27, 2018
200,000,000 Monthly Active Users
Within the last 30 days, Telegram was used by 200 million people. This is an insane number by any standards. If Telegram were a country, it would have been the sixth largest country…
Mar 22, 2018
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