How to download and set up Telegram to use it

How to download and set up Telegram

Telegram app has been facing tough competition from its rival app, WhatsApp which have multiple features and added end-to-end encryption as well. Now, in the wake of WhatsApp latest and controversial privacy policy update Telegram is yet another messaging app that’s getting benefited from these reports.

More people are now joining Telegram and installing the app as an alternative of WhatsApp. Telegram is also an encrypted messaging service app and known for its end-to-end secret messaging service that would leave no trace in any of the services with additional self-destructing features. And, Telegram also brings Multiple Accounts Support on Android; Quick Replies on Android and iOS.

Here in this article will guide you how to download telegram, do the setup and how you can use Telegram app on your devices.

Download your Telegram app from Google Play store or Apple App store for your Android or iOS devices respectively.

How to setup Telegram app

  • Open Telegram app.
  • Check yes and allow necessary permissions.
  • Enter your phone number.
  • You will get a call from Telegram for verification.
  • To complete the setup jut enter your first and last name.

How to start sending messages on Telegram

  • Tap on the ‘pen’ icon at the bottom right corner
  • Tap on the contact name
  • Tap on the text box and type the message in chat window.
  • Tap on Send
  • You can send multimedia files, voice notes, etc using Telegram.

How to create new group on Telegram

  • Tap on the ‘pen’ icon at the bottom right corner
  • Tap on New Group
  • Select contacts you want to add into that group
  • Tap Next
  • Enter your group name and hit the ‘tick’ button.

Telegram, already known for its security features have gone to a whole new level by the introduction of the supergroups, admins and in-app notifications.

Also Read: How to delete WhatsApp completely

You can also directly use the Telegram from your Windows or MacOS device. Download links are given below.

On Windows: Click here
On macOS: Click here

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About the Author: Ranjit Ranjan

More than 13 years of experience in web development projects in countries such as US, UK and India. Blogger by passion and SEO expert by profession.

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