Telegram 10 new features and update presents you with tools to protect your Content, Delete message by Date, Manage your Device and many more. These tools will bring certain features to you like preventing others from saving your content in groups and channels, deleting messages from specific dates, messaging your Connected devices, posting anonymously in public groups for your channel and the list Continues.
In this article you will get brief description of all the tools that Telegram’s Current update brings.
Protected Content within Groups and Channels
With this update the platform is helping to protect your content that you published on Telegram’s platform and it also ensures that the content is available only to your intended audience. This feature enables group and channel owners to keep there content to members only and also restrict forwarding message from their chat. It also prevents non-members to take screenshots and also controls the capability to save media from posts.
Delete Messages from Specific Dates
Now telegram gives you complete control over your digital footprint and you can delete any of your messages from a conversation at any time. This update brings you the ability to clear chat history from any particular day or date range in any individual chat. For this you have to open the calendar by tapping the date bar that pop up when you scroll through the chat, then select the days you want to clear chat from.
This feature currently works in one to one chats only but you can set ‘auto-delete’ for any chat to delete messages after sending them and select time duration of one day, week or even month. The Delete Messages from Specific Dates is the seconds features of Telegram 10 new features.
Manage your Connected Devices
Now Telegram can be used at the same time on all your devices. The ‘Devices’ menu help you to control all your logged in Accounts. Additionally the platform has given a new button to link a desktop device quickly. New setting has also been introduced to logout inactive devices automatically after some time.
To see if your linked device can accept calls or new secret chats, select any device from the available list and view more information. Check out telegram.org/apps to download Telegrams on other platforms in your linked devices.
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Posting Anonymously in Public Groups
Now in Telegram Anonymous posts in public groups appear as Channels while you send message in the selected group chat. You can use this by tapping on your profile picture next to the message bar and selecting any particular channel. After that the message you sent will appear with the channel’s name and photo instead of your personal account. When you post as a channel, you will also be able to see the channel’s name on top of your message bubbles.
New ways to Login through Call
Other new feature Telegram has introduced is new ways to login via call. This feature includes entering a code sent via SMS after which following login codes are sent to device in which telegram is logged in. Telegram will offer one mobile device an option to receive a login call from the platform and then enter last five digits of the phone number that called in place of getting codes via text message.
Responses to Join group requests
In this new Telegram feature you will be able to see the community or group name at the top of the chat, When you send a request to join particular group or channel and the group admin responds with a message. Bots admins can now contact users who sent a request to join chat, even if the user has not communicated with the bot earlier. This brings endless possibilities like accepting rules of a group chat before joining, passing admission test or donating to the creators of a group.
Global Chat themes for Android
In September last year Telegram updated 8 new themes for you to set in individual chats. Now these chat themes are available for Android device. IOS users have already received this feature in previous update. A fully redesigned chat setting have been brought giving center stage to new themes.
Each theme has a day and night mode, animated colorful backgrounds and gradient message bubbles. You can also customize these designs, tweak the colors or even change the pattern. You can edit and share your creations by tapping Browse themes.
Text Recognition (Live Test) on iOS 13+ Plus
Telegrams this new feature brings Text Recognition (Live text) on IOS 13+ devices. In this feature you can quickly select, copy and search the photos in Telegram chats without touching your keyboard. This image recognition is securely handled totally on your device. Apple manages the list of supported languages for this feature. If your language is yet not in the list wait for a future OS update.
Formatting text in media captions on iOS
With this features Telegram enables you to use all the text formatting options in media captions and also include text links. The new formatting text feature is already available on Android users.
Redesigned contact info page on iOS
Lastly the platform has released a redesigned contact info page on iOS. All the contacts groups and channels have updated the info page with the new look. The page looks similar to the the iOS 15 contact info page. These are the 10 new features of Telegram. Be with us for more updates on upcoming features and latest news.