Telegram Messenger 17+

Fast. Secure. Powerful‪.‬

Telegram FZ-LLC

    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

Pure instant messaging — simple, fast, secure, and synced across all your devices. One of the world's top 10 most downloaded apps with over 500 million active users.

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.

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.

Apple Terms of Use: https://www.apple.com/legal/internet-services/itunes/dev/stdeula/

What’s New

Version 9.0.1

INFINITE REACTIONS, EMOJI STATUSES AND MUCH MORE

Infinite Reactions
• A new expandable reaction menu was added in private chats and groups.
• All users get access to dozens of new reactions, including reactions previously reserved for Premium users.
• The reactions you use most frequently will always be displayed at the top.
• Premium users can react to messages with thousands of custom emoji and add up to 3 reactions to each message.

Reaction Management
• Group admins can control whether custom reactions are allowed in their groups.
• We've added an option to report spam when opening a user's profile from a reaction. (Internet rule number N: if something exists, sooner or later, it will be used for spam).

Premium: Emoji Statuses
• Premium users can add an animated emoji status next to their name to display their current activity.
• To set a status, tap your Premium badge in the chat list or Settings.
• Popular suggestions for working, sleeping, traveling and more will be shown at the top.
• To set a status for a specific duration like 1 hour or 2 days, press and hold the emoji.

New Username Links
• A new format was supported for username links, in addition to "t.me/username." You can now open Telegram accounts, groups or channels using links like "username.t.me" or "https://username.t.me."

Improved Login Flow
• We've improved the registration and login experience with slick animations and a smoother UI.
• If you frequently re-login on Telegram, you can sign in faster using your email or Apple ID.

Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

CliRon ,

Great app however...

The app worked perfectly fine but now the messages pop up as a notification. However, as soon as I click to go into the app, the message is not there. This happens particularly with my group messages. It’s important that I use this app because our neighborhood watch group only uses Telegram. Please can you fix this as a matter of urgency, it literally is a matter of our safety. Thanks.

Seraph Imalia ,

Notifications + FaceID is broken!

Since the latest update, push notifications just show “you have a new message” This is because I have the FaceID enabled in the Telegram settings. My Lock Screen is already secured with my FaceID. No one can see my notification previews without me looking at my phone. I’ve now had to disable FaceID in Telegram! Please give me an option to prevent Telegram from hiding the notification preview on the Lock Screen!

Also… the animated emojis are nice but they get in the way! I use the normal emojis way more often so I end up scrolling a lot to find the emoji I use most often. Please put the normal emojis before the animated ones! Or at the very least, put the ones I use most frequently first!

Jus_Win_Dell ,

Modern Communication has been Perfected

This app is exactly what communication in an online and connected world should be. The limitations of geographical distance between people have been completely eradicated thanks to the internet, and the whole world can now share whatever they want with each other.

Many services are available that people can use to connect and communicate with each other, but none have come close to what Telegram has achieved. It is by far the best App for messaging and the ultimate way to share literally anything. Truly Private and extremely Secure, no restrictions on anything you share, and unlimited usage.
I can honestly say that Telegram has achieved perfection and is the only App you’ll ever need! I no longer use WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger as they pale in comparison. Recommending it to everyone I know!

Marvelous App!! I thank and appreciate everyone involved in it’s creation. You have done something truly incredible!!

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:

  • Purchases
  • Financial Info
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Contacts
  • User Content
  • Identifiers

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

Supports

  • Wallet

    Get all of your passes, tickets, cards, and more in one place.

  • Siri

    Get things done within this app using just your voice.

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