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The alpha version of Telegram for iOS was officially launched on August 14, 2013. We've completely rewritten our apps to work well on iOS8 and iPhones 6. Now that this internal base is established, we will be of course adding new features to the app.

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System Requirements

  • Optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus
  • Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
  • Requires iOS 6.0+

Changelog

  • 3.1.2 (20 August 2015)
    • New 'Shared Links' section in chat info
    • Unread badges in recent search results
    • Edit recent search results
  • 3.1.1 (24 July 2015)
    • Recent search results
    • Frequently used sticker sets shown first
    • Fixed Italian version
  • 3.1.0
    • ???
  • 3.0 (24 June 2015)
    • New bot API, free for everyone. If you're an engineer, create your own bots for games, services or integrations. Learn more at https://telegram.org/blog/bot-revolution
    • Dedicated tabs for each one of your custom sticker sets in the sticker panel. Add custom stickers like https://telegram.me/addstickers/Animals
    • Search for users by their usernames directly from the main screen.
    • Our first take on Apple Watch support.
    • Fixed a bug due to which the app would crash constantly for users with several thousands of contacts.
  • 2.14 (19 May 2015)
    • Crop, rotate and edit videos before sharing
    • Send multiple videos at once and add captions
    • Send stickers from a dedicated panel (enabled in Chat settings)
  • 2.13 (30 April 2015)
    • Places in locations (venues, landmarks)
    • Smart notifications
    • Invite links for group chats
    • Captions for photos
    • 'Listened' status for voice messages
  • 2.12 (8 April 2015)
    • Sessions List
      • View your active Telegram sessions (on desktop, tablet and mobile devices) and close specific sessions remotely.
    • Link Previews
      • Get rich link summaries for tweets, YouTube videos, Instagram photos and other content.
    • Two-step verification
      • Set up an additional password that will be required to log into your Telegram account
  • 2.11 (25 March 2015)
    • Send files from other apps – iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive and other cloud services are now integrated in the 'Send File' menu.
    • Trim videos before sending them.
    • Add hashtags easily – recently used hashtags are instantly prompted after you input #, hashtags now support non-latin characters.
    • Open locations in Google Maps and other non-default map apps.
    • Fixed bugs: hashtag search on iOS7, notifications in Secret Chats.
  • 2.10 (18 March 2015)
    • Reply to specific messages in groups
    • Mention @usernames in groups to notify multiple users
    • Add comments when forwarding messages
    • Use #hashtags for easier search
  • 2.9.4 (27 Feburary 2015)
    • Performance update to help scaling due to the sudden and massive spike of popularity in South America.
  • 2.9.3 (25 Feburary 2015)
    • New Photo Editor
      • Crop, rotate and enhance photos before sending them.
    • Passcodes
      • Lock the app with an additional PIN or choose a longer password and encrypt the local database with it.
      • Use TouchID to open the App
      • Lock App manually from Lock Icon in Chats list or use an auto-lock timer.