Telegram News

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