Telegram is an excellent messaging app which has some mind-blowing features that no other messaging apps offer such as channels, supergroups, and built-in security features. I’ve listed out 10 remarkable Telegram Messenger App Tricks to enhance your overall experience with Telegram App.
- #1. Open External Links within Telegram
- #2. Listen to Audio Messages by Raising the Phone
- #3. Terminate Active Sessions Remotely
- #4. Destroy Telegram Account Automatically
- #5. Save Phone Storage and Delete Media Automatically
- #6. Convert Normal Groups into Supergroups
- #7. Prioritize an Individual or a Group
- #8. Set Exceptions In Calls, Groups And Last Seen
- #9. Set Size Limits Of Incoming & Outgoing Media and Files
- #10. Set Different Led Colours for Different Kinds of Messages
#1. Open External Links within Telegram
Switching between applications on a smartphone can sometimes be sluggish and time-taking especially for phones with a slow processor which a majority of smartphones today have, let alone premium phones such as iPhone and Samsung’s. Telegram’s in-app browser feature resolves that problem. It lets you open external links within that app itself so that you don’t have to switch between applications, thus boosting your productivity, consequently saving you a lot of time.
#2. Listen to Audio Messages by Raising the Phone
Listening to audio messages can sometimes be awkward. Telegram’s ‘raise to speak’ and ‘raise to listen’ feature is a mind-blowing solution to that. While chatting with someone if you get an audio clip, just raise your phone near your ear as if you’re talking on the phone and the combination of the proximity sensor, gyroscope and accelerometer do the magic.
#3. Terminate Active Sessions Remotely
There can be a situation when you’ll need to sign out of the telegram from your phone but you don’t have access to it such as when your phone gets stolen. This feature comes in handy to save your personal messages from getting leaked. All you have to do is to go to active sessions and terminate the session you want to. It provides all the features such as device name, IP address, and location.
#4. Destroy Telegram Account Automatically
You can set a time after which your account will be deleted automatically after a span of inactivity. This is a helpful feature if you just want to try out the telegram app for a couple of days. This is one of the best Telegram Messenger App Tricks which makes it stand above others.
#5. Save Phone Storage and Delete Media Automatically
It’s a known fact that media management in a smartphone is a tiresome task. Telegram’s this awesome feature solved that problem. If you switch off ‘Save to Gallery’ button, whatever images or videos you received in the telegram app won’t get saved to the gallery, consequently saving you a lot of storage. Also, you can set a threshold time after which the images and videos get destroyed automatically as shown in the image below.
#6. Convert Normal Groups into Supergroups
A normal group of Telegram supports up to 200 members and that’s sufficient for a friend circle. But if you want to entertain large online communities on Telegram, supergroups feature comes in handy. Additionally, a new member can see all the past posts too, no matter when he joins. It has a delete for everyone feature just like what WhatsApp rolled out recently. Also, Telegram boasts that Super Groups loads faster.
#7. Prioritize an Individual or a Group
Priority is everything in time management and productivity. ‘Importance’ feature of telegram comes in handy here. You can set the priority for groups and individuals.
#8. Set Exceptions In Calls, Groups And Last Seen
This is also a priority feature where you can set options like who can call you or who can add you to group chats and last seen features. You can set these options using the ‘exception’ feature. You can turn off last seen of an individual member or you can turn on last seen only for a set of individuals.
#9. Set Size Limits Of Incoming & Outgoing Media and Files
This is a memory management feature. You can set a maximum size limit of voice messages, videos, files, and images to be sent and received thus saving a lot of device memory.
#10. Set Different Led Colours for Different Kinds of Messages
If your device supports multiple LED Colours, this feature comes in handy. You can set different LED Colours for messages and group notifications. In certain cases, you will not have to unlock the phone. LED color will say everything.