Pure instant messaging — simple, fast, secure, and synced across all your devices. Over 100 million active users in two and a half years.

FAST: Telegram is the fastest messaging app on the market, connecting people via a unique, distributed network of data centers around the globe.

SYNCED: You can access your messages from all your devices at once. Start typing on your phone and finish the message from your tablet or laptop. Never lose your data again.

UNLIMITED: You can send media and files, without any limits on their type and size. Your entire chat history will require no disk space on your device, and will be securely stored in the Telegram cloud for as long as you need it.

SECURE: We made it our mission to provide the best security combined with ease of use. Everything on Telegram, including chats, groups, media, etc. is encrypted using a combination of 256-bit symmetric AES encryption, 2048-bit RSA encryption, and Diffie–Hellman secure key exchange.

POWERFUL: You can create group chats for up to 200,000 members, share large videos, documents of any type (.DOC, .MP3, .ZIP, etc.), and even set up bots for specific tasks. It's the perfect tool for hosting online communities and coordinating teamwork.

RELIABLE: Built to deliver your messages in the minimum bytes possible, Telegram is the most reliable messaging system ever made. It works even on the weakest mobile connections.

FUN: Telegram has powerful photo and video editing tools and an open sticker/GIF platform to cater to all your expressive needs.

SIMPLE: While providing an unprecedented array of features, we are taking great care to keep the interface clean. With its minimalist design, Telegram is lean and easy to use.

100% FREE & NO ADS: Telegram is free and will always be free. We are not going to sell ads or introduce subscription fees.

PRIVATE: We take your privacy seriously and will never give third parties access to your data.

For those interested in maximum privacy, Telegram offers Secret Chats. Secret Chat messages can be programmed to self-destruct automatically from both participating devices. This way you can send all types of disappearing content — messages, photos, videos, and even files. Secret Chats use end-to-end encryption to ensure that a message can only be read by its intended recipient.

We keep expanding the boundaries of what you can do with a messaging app. Don’t wait years for older messengers to catch up with Telegram — join the revolution today.

What’s New

Version 5.7

More Privacy Settings, Discussions for Channels, and Seamless Web Apps

- Choose who can see your phone number with granular precision in Privacy & Security settings.
- Add group chats to "Always/Never Share" exceptions for any privacy setting. Permissions will get updated as users leave and join the groups.
- See thumbnails for any PDF documents you send.
- Add monospace formatting and text links to your messages.

For group admins and developers:
- Connect a discussion group to your channel to get a 'Discuss' button.
- View any public channel from the web even if you don't have a Telegram account.
- Seamlessly integrate bots with web services.

Ratings and Reviews

3.3 out of 5
972 Ratings

972 Ratings


notifications not showing

apparently i have been using tg for quite sometime, most of the time it’s been really good, no issue with the app but lately (about 2months ago) it start having 0 notifications, i replied late to many important text due this issue.
at the very beginning of this problem, i thought its my setting problem but i went to check and it’s perfectly fine. and i tried asking friends to text me or whatsapp me and it also work normally.
up till now i don’t get what the issue and i have to always wait for new updates hoping it will fix the bug. LOL

Chocolatezxc ,

A bug and a friendly suggestion!

Hi the new version has a bug where it just auto turn my messaging background to just white even tho I changed it 3 times already. I’m using dark mode. Please fix it soon!

Also, another suggestion is for telegram to save our background image once we used it before. Maybe enable us to edit and delete the ones we added ourselves and didn’t like.

I love telegram and I’ve been using it for a long time, it has never shown problems before! It’s like the best messaging platform for me especially to my loved ones!

crashmlbb ,

Issues with new update

Have always been a supporter of telegram because of how easy is it to use with all the cute stickers. However, after updating the latest update, there seems to be a bit of problem. Every time I set my chat background to a photo in my album, after I close the app and open it again, the chat background will automatically changed back to default white background. This is very frustrating because I have tried to keep changing it for many times and the result remain the same. I hope telegram will fix this problem soon.


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