Telegram Lite 17+

Telegram FZ-LLC

    • 4.2 • 265 Ratings
    • Free



Telegram Lite is a lightning-fast app, optimized for work-related tasks and handling large communities. It offers a three-column interface, ideal for multitasking and quick access to media, files and links shared in your chats.

Telegram Lite is a cross-platform app perfect for teams and businesses. Chat in groups of up to 200,000 members, make free calls, send and store unlimited media of any type. This app can also be used to Export your Telegram data and chats.

Like all Telegram apps, it instantly syncs all your media and files from the cloud – and does not require an active connection with your phone.


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 phones, tablets and computers at once. Telegram apps are standalone, so you don’t need to keep your phone connected. Start typing on one device and finish the message from another. 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.

100% FREE & OPEN: Telegram has a fully documented and free API for developers, open source apps and verifiable builds to prove the app you download is built from the exact same source code that is published.

POWERFUL: You can create group chats with up to 200,000 members, share large videos, documents of any type (.DOCX, .MP3, .ZIP, etc.) up to 2 GB each, and even set up bots for specific tasks. Telegram is the perfect tool for hosting online communities and coordinating teamwork.

RELIABLE: Built to deliver your messages using as little data as 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, animated stickers and emoji, fully customizable themes to change the appearance of your app, and an open sticker/GIF platform to cater to all your expressive needs.

SIMPLE: While providing an unprecedented array of features, we take great care to keep the interface clean. Telegram is so simple you already know how to use it.

PRIVATE: We take your privacy seriously and will never give any third parties access to your data. You can delete any message you ever sent or received for both sides, at any time and without a trace. Telegram will never use your data to show you ads.

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 5.1.7

— Bug fixes and other minor improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
265 Ratings

265 Ratings

iAlireza J ,

Two Crucial Bugs

This version (4.9.1) has three bugs, two of them are crucial:
1. All songs have a subtitle of "playing a game" and cannot show the size of music. Also, in some mp4 files, show this subtitle and cannot open video file and open as a audio. This problem exists for uploading a songs, too.
2. When you play a song, the app comes to Significant Energy Use in battery settings of macos and can kill the battery due to the significant uses of battery.

- In addition, please add this app in the Telegram website. Appstore apps have some limit for copyrights and some problem such as it.

noobc0r3 ,

Please fix CPU high load bug bug

Since I updated to high sierra CPU load started spiking up to 80% on my MBP late 2013 without any reason.
I have to use regular telegram app because of this bug.
Please fix it!

AptStorer ,

Not for Business

Version 3.6 of Telegram Lite is quite good at juggling multiple contact chats and managing data, but it is emphatically *not* suitable for business.

The fact that one cannot turn off the whimsical text bubbles — and thus, not display a chat as "clean" text, which makes it impossible to select and copy multiple text blocks quickly or directly — severely undercuts its useful functionality for work-related tasks.

It is otherwise a functional, streamlined alternative to the full Telegram app.

App Privacy

The developer, Telegram FZ-LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • Contacts
  • User Content
  • Identifiers

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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