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Can someone send me message on Telegram knowing only my email address?

I see that Telegram is linked to a phone number. However, you can link an email address to it. There are people (not yet friends) that want to use it. I am not comfortable giving my mobile number ...
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Telegram do not save pictures to gallery neither share them in Android 14

I recently flashed a custom ROM (Evolution X) based on Android 14. Now, in the Telegram app, if I press the save to gallery or share button for images, nothing happens. When I press save to gallery ...
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Location of, or how to view downloaded Telegram files

I have an Infinix Note 12 (X670) running Android 13. Starting a few weeks ago, I could no longer see downloaded files in the /data/org.telegram.messenger/files directory. Where are downloaded files ...
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Can't add more contact to my Telegram

I can't add more contacts to my Telegram account. They said "[Name] is not on Telegram yet, would you like to invite them to join?" but the contact indeed already exists on Telegram. So I ...
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Associating Android phone to Telegram web, where is Devices section in the Telegram app?

I am trying to associate the web version of Telegram, https://web.telegram.org/, with my phone. The instructions say to scan the QR code with three-lines menu in the Telegram app on the phone, and ...
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Telegram new user creations sends confirmation code to... Telegram?

I am trying to create a Telegram account on my Android phone. I enter my country and my brand new phone number, then click next. Now it says "we have sent you a message in telegram with the code&...
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Notifications randomly stop being shown from Telegram

I recently bought an Android 13 phone (Ulefone Armor 24 if that matters), and I stumbled upon a problem that oftentimes I stop getting notifications from Telegram about new messages. Judging by my ...
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How to install and run Tor with Snowflake client on Termux

Since the internet restrictions in Iran have become more severe as of October 2022, nowadays many Iranians are trying different methods to bypass censorship and connect to Telegram. For example, using ...
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Android not showing Whatsapp and Telegram suggestions for a contact

I have tried to search this I swear. on my S20, if you clicked on a contact it would suggest/show you if a contact has whatsapp or telegram. It was a shortcut even. my S22, it doesnt show anything but ...
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Messengers don't show incoming call when they are not active

Samsung A10 with Android 11. Nor Viber, nor Telegram shows incoming call when they are not active. I mean, that if the messenger is open (in memory) and it is currently being used (focused) then ...
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How to create copies of Telegram X in Bluestacks on Mac

I am interested in creating multiple independent copies of Telegram X in Bluestacks Version 4.270.1 (2803) on Mac Big Sur 11.2.3. The reason I want to do it is when there is a lot of accounts signed ...
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Why I can't I add contacts on my Telegram?

I can't add more contacts to my Telegram account. They said "[Name] is not on Telegram yet, would you like to invite them to join?" but the contact is indeed already existed on Telegram. I ...
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Updated Telegram from APK - why after the installation, it asks for phone number?

I face IMO strange issue with Telegram. The notification says Google Play Services need Phone permission to work, but it has that permission when I go there, however the update of Telegram via Google ...
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Delete files downloaded from Telegram

As a follow up to this question, consider a phone with Android 11 and telegram installed on it. Consider that the user joins many groups, download some files from them and leaves some group, loosing ...
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Cannot find Telegram folder on Android 11

I have a Samsung A52S 5G with Android 11 installed on it. I have installed Telegram messaging app and have downloaded some files from groups. In my old phone, I could find in the File Manager the ...
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Why can't I add existing contacts to my Telegram account?

I can't add more contacts to my Telegram account. They said "[Name] is not on Telegram yet, would you like to invite them to join?" but the contact is indeed already existed on Telegram. So ...
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Why I can't make a call with Telegram?

Every time I try to call,it write "Waiting" and then "Failed to connect". I cant make a call. How fix this?
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Importing messages from Whatsapp to Telegram has size and count limitation

Telegram has recently announced that you can transfer chat history from Whatsapp and some other apps to Telegram. I tried to export a chat from one of my contacts in Whatsapp but I realized that it ...
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WhatsApp chat export not working

Exporting WhatsApp chat doesn't work from Android (WhatsApp v2.21.1.16, Android 11). When exporting a chat, it exports only partially (circa 20MB+/- 3MB). Exporting the same chat from an iPhone works ...
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Telegram account

I recently lost my Android phone. What I want to know is if I permanently delete my telegram account are there still videos and photos viewable on my phone. I never used the save to gallery option but ...
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How can I prevent Telegram from notifying me about contacts that recently joinedTelegram

I don't want to get any message when a contact starts to use telegram. In the notification settings switched off notifying me when a contact has joined telegram, but my telegram chat history is still ...
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Compress a video for android using ffmpeg

I'm trying to compress a video to send it around in a messenger. Normally I would use something like ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec libx265 -crf 28 output.mp4 but if I send it around in a messenger app ...
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Will joining notification be send to my contact number if he doesn't have it?

Suppose I have synchronised my contact but the person in my contact do not have my contact number, will he receive my joining notification in telegram app?
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Telegram does not recognise account after being offline for almost a week due to battery failure

On Sunday, 13th September 2020, the battery of my Motorola Moto G5 broke down and I ordered a new one. Today, on Friday, 18th September 2020, it finally arrived and it works just fine. Several errors, ...
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How can I configure Telegram to open links using Opera Browser instead of Chrome?

My Android is v6, but answers for any other modern version are OK too.
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How do I open a tg:// URL on Android?

I have a tg:// URL like tg://login?token=BTGjK95sf6QLckQBAZPtH_gSLOcpQoasQLCea18O9A that I want to open in the Android Telegram app. If I paste it into Chrome address bar then it searches for the ...
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Notifications don't pop up

Recently some of my apps have stopped notifying me about messages or any other things. So, I don't receive notifications in time, but then I open an app and see all those messages that were actually ...
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Forward SMS messages to Telegram

I'd like to read my SMS messages without picking up my phone when I work on a laptop. Telegram has a lot of handy bots for different things. Is it possible to forward SMS messages to Telegram bot?
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Forward calls to messenger

Is it possible to forward network calls on an Android mobile phone through a messenger, like Telegram or Whatsapp, to a set contact? Could IFTTT be used for this?
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Retrieving a contact that I called and talked to on Telegram, but accidentally deleted

I talked to this person on Telegram (sent many messages, exchanged pictures), and then called them a few months ago via default Calls Android application. Contact was deleted (call logs too), and ...
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How to remove telegram's secondary account

Telegram has multiple accounts feature and you can follow the guide here on how to enable it. The problem is I can add a new account, but can't find any button or option to remove it.
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Getting signature error while installing a different version of the app

Recently I install a custom ROM named eelo https://e.foundation/. It comes with pre-installed Telegram app. After much research I was able to uninstall if from the system with the command adb shell pm ...
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Recovering deleted Telegram chat

On my new Android phone I accidentally (yes...) deleted a complete chat I never exported before. Looking for ways to recover it I didn't find the ultimate solution. While I could restore the chat ...
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Unable to delete anything in telegram

My question is that I am unable to delete any message or photo in a group chat.
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How to download apk file of telegram app on android? [duplicate]

Telegram allow to install app only on Google Play Store but I want to download apk file and send to my friend because his Android device which does not have access to Google Play Store. Is it ...
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Importing the Telegram contacts into the phone book - Android

I have a fairly serious problem. I lost all the numbers in the phone book, breaking the SIM card, but luckily I saw that most of them are stored on telegram. I tried with telegram desktop to export ...
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Can I really edit my Telegram messages only with the desktop client?

I use Telegram both on my desktop and my mobile phone. On the desktop, I can edit messages I've sent, but on the mobile Telegram client I can't find this option anywhere. Does it really not exist or ...
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How to completely remove spam bots from Telegram groups?

I'm managing a small Telegram groups. Unfortunately a couple of days ago a user added a bot to the group. I immediately removed/banned that user and the bot. However all other member still see the bot ...
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Telegram contact addition problem

I'm trying to add a contact on Telegram, the specified number can be added through other phones, but not the same here: Screenshot (click to enlarge) [Name] is not on Telegram yet, would you like to ...
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Sync Telegram contacts with the phone

I have lost my phone (Huawei Mate 9) recently. Unfortunately, I didn't have any backup from my contact. Now I use a Huawei P8 Lite. I see my contact in Telegram app and sync with my phone, but I can't ...
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How to stop Chrome (on Android) from opening a certain website for joining to Telegram Channels?

On my Android on a mobile set, I recently have encountered a problem. I have Chrome and Telegram installed. The Chrome repeatedly and automatically open a link like https://t.me/joinchat/.... which ...
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Connected by Telegram appearing in phone contact

Does a contact on an android phone contacts list that shows a Telegram app symbol by it and says "Connected via Telegram" mean it is someone who is chatting on telegram or just someone who also has ...
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Telegram still knows my location after using a VPN

I connected to a VPN and turned off location but telegram still show my country in registration form. How this is possible?
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Find out which one of my installed app open spam links

I have a galaxy s7 edge. In the past few weeks I'm facing a problem, My device open some Telegram app channels and try to join me on these channels. I'm android developer and based on my experience I ...
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Telegram messenger on android uses camera hiddenly

Everytime I open Telegram messenger and wait for a few seconds, then I check Stock AppOps in my android setting, I see that telegram has used camera same time, While I never used camera. my telegram ...
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How can I use multiple accounts with Telegram?

There is a question here but that is for Ubuntu on PC. I have the same question for an android device. Is there a way to have two copies of telegram app in Android each with a different account? ...
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separation contacts according to social networks

is there any way to separate social network contacts and save it to a file ? like save "IMO" contacts in a file and save telegram contacts in another file ?
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Does syncing a telegram account with a phone with no contacts (recently reset to factory defaults) delete contacts from server?

I am installing telegram on a new android device (sony xperia v, 4.3); The phone is reset to factory defaults with no contacts on it. If I sync the contacts with telegram account what happens? Does it ...
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Sync Telegram Contact with Phone Contact

I have Nexus 5x with android 7 and recently my telegram contacts are not sync with my phone contacts, and my sync option for telegram is on. what should I do to aync my telegram contacts with my phone ...
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Send message to telegram bot via Google Now voice command

When I tried to use Google now (OK Google) and told them "Send message via telegram to Home" (Home is my telegram bot name). Google didn't find bot contact name (see picture). When I use regular ...
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