Intro

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Sign up / Login

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After entering phone number, user receives a 5 digit confirmation code via

  • another Telegram app (if he's using Telegram on another device),
  • a text message (SMS) or
  • after 2 minutes: a computer voice call (in English)

SMS not received? Check if the number is written in the international number format (+112312345) and check if maybe an App (or even the mobile network operator) is blocking SMS from foreign countries. Remember that Telegram does not support VoIP numbers nor new landline numbers, so a real mobile number is required.

Chat List

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Chat Conversation

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Contact Profile

Tapping on the display name opens the contact profile settings.Tapping on the "…" shows up a little menu. Share, Block, Edit and Delete. Edit only appears if one has already saved the contact.

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Contact Profile Notifications and Sounds

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Contact Profile Shared Media

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Replying / Quoting

Tap 1x on a message, then "Reply".

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Attachment menu

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Search inside a chat

Tap on "…" top right and select "Search".

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In-App media playback (music)

If one received a music file it can be played inside Telegram.

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In-App media (external platforms)

When one clicks on the preview image of a supported video platform, e.g. YouTube.

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Navigation Drawer

Swipe the chat list to the right and it looks like this:

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New Group

Swipe Chat list to the right > New Group.

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New Secret Chat

Swipe Chat list to the right > New Secret Chat or press on the pencil in the chat list.

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Setting up self-destruction timer

Tap on the profile image in a secret chat.

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Tap and hold mode

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New Broadcast

It's not possible to set a custom list image.

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Contacts

Swipe Chat list to the right > Contacts. People with a placeholder image created a Telegram account. Down at the bottom one can see phone contacts which did not sign up for a Telegram account, yet. (No profile image)

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Invite Friends

Swipe Chat list to the right > Invite Friends. Android is asking which app to use to invite friends. E.g. the local mail application, Facebook, Google+, the SMS app, etc. The selection depends on the locally installed apps.

Settings

Swipe Chat list to the right > Settings.

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Changing the display name

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Logging out

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Setting a new profile image / deleting profile image

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Changing the phone number

You can change your number in Telegram and keep everything, including all your contacts, messages and media from the Telegram cloud, as well as all your Secret Chats on all devices. Your mutual contacts (people in your contacts, who also have your number) will get your new number added to your contact in their address book unless you have blocked them in Telegram. This makes changing numbers even easier. To change your number, go to Settings, then tap on your phone number (just above the username), then Change Number'. If you already have a different Telegram account on the target number, you'll need to delete that account first.

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Set up or delete a Telegram username

Telegram Settings > Username

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Notifications and Sounds

Warning message when one deactivates the Notification Service:

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LED Color

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Vibrate

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Popup Notifications

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Sound

If one selects the locally installed file manager, (on the screenshot it would be ES File Explorer), one can even select local .mp3 files, in case one has .mp3 files on the device.

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Repeat Notifications

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Privacy and Security

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Passcode Lock

Telegram Settings > Privacy and Security > Passcode Lock
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Unlocked:

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Tap on it, to lock it.

Two-step Verification

Telegram Settings > Privacy and Security> Two-Step Verification
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Active Sessions

Telegram Settings > Privacy and Security > Active Sessions
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