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For questions about the Telegram Android app, which is an app for instant messaging.

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What does the second tick mean in Telegram group-chats?

Telegrams FAQ only explain what the green ticks mean in a normal chat ( https://telegram.org/faq#q-what-do-the-green-ticks-mean ). Does anyone know what the second tick in a group-chat exactly means? ...
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Auto forward sms to Telegram messenger Group

I'm a volunteer firefighter and I receive emergency calls and at the same time an "emergency SMS". I'd like to forward those incoming SMS to a group in Telegram/WhatsApp, so my family and friends know ...
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How do I export Telegram contacts to my phone?

I'm new here. My little brother accidentally touched the "reset factory" button in settings, and now I don't have my contacts on my phone! I have 1500 (almost 400 business) contacts with more than ...
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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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How to copy a message without the message sender's name on Telegram?

Until not long ago when you copied a message on Telegram, only the message text was copied. This was a distinguishable feature of Telegram when compared with WhatsApp where messages where copied ...
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Export telegram and whatsapp contacts to vcf?

I have lost most of my contacts on the phone account, but they still exist in my telegram account. How can i move them to phone or export them?
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Telegram: hide online status

Is there any way to hide the "Online" status on the Telegram application, and possible as well also the "Last seen" time stamp? If this is not possible, is there a way to contact the developing team ...
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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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Can Telegram notifications be disabled?

Can you disable Telegram notifications somehow? I am seeing a huge battery consumption since last few weeks and after upgrading to Android 5.0.2. After one day of use battery app is reporting that ...
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What does the “eye” symbol mean at the bottom of Telegram messages?

In Telegram Messenger, at the bottom of each message, there are two numbers. One is the time that the message has been sent, and the other is a number near an eye symbol. Does anyone know what this ...
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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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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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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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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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Telegram select part of message and copy

How to select and copy some part of telegram message, one word, for example, without copping the whole message? And how to search telegram history matching half words? Now if I have message with text "...
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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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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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How messenger application saves thumbnails

I'm developing android application. I searched about thumbnails and the way that other messenger application use them. but I don't know how Telegram or WhatsApp save their thumbnail and where are ...
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Only vibrate when there are no active notifications

Is there a way to tell android only to vibrate if there are no active notifications? Example: I use telegram messenger, and when receiving a message the phone vibrates. Even so I do not use the phone ...
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Telegram shows contacts from different phone?

Recently I installed Telegram on my SGS3 and surprisingly the Telegram contacts show me the contacts from my father's phone!!!! My father has an SGS2. By the way, on my SGS3 the "Contacts to Display" ...
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Add myself back in a chat group in Telegram

I'm trying to figure out how a friend of mine add himself back in a chat group on telegram. How is that possible? I think he uses an app for that.
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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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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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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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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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How to eject bot from Telegram group

I've a bot in a Telegram group and I want to eject it. The way I would use with a user does not work. How to eject the bot from the group?
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Telegram replaced WhatsApp connection for contacts in address book

I just subscribed to Telegram, and I discovered that for all my contacts that have both Telegram and WhatsApp, their WhatsApp entry/connection in my address book got replaced by the Telegram one, ...
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Whatsapp sync contact only from gmail account

By mistake, I added a Gmail account to my android mobile. Now that I have removed, I can see only contact from old account(which is correct) but my whatsapp and telegram synced the contacts from both ...
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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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Telegram: Any way to see all frequently messaged contacts?

I had a conversation with someone on Telegram, but I deleted the chat and the contact also disappeard from the ''frequently messaged contacts'' section. I don't have this person's number or nickname. ...
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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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Telegram contact addition problem

I'm trying to add a contact on telegram, the specified number can be added through other phones, but not same here: Screenshot (click to enlarge) Any suggestions?
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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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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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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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Where is Telegram for Android developed? (Or: is it really free software?)

Telegram is supposed to be free/libre software, but where is Telegram for Android developed? Copy of the code: I can't find recent code. https://github.com/DrKLO/Telegram claims to be the official ...
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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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delete directory containing too many files

I have an app called Telegarm and it stores all its cache files in a directory inside sdcard/Android/data folder. the problem is that there are thousand of tiny a few kilo bytes files stored in there. ...
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How can I get more Telegram stickers?

I've recently noticed loads of cool Telegram stickers making their way around. How are people getting these cool things? How can I add more stickers? How can I be cooler than them?
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behaviour Syncing of contacts in telegram app

When I installed telegram, I was astonished to see the contacts which I had deleted long before. I wonder how they are still in my phone or still attched to my google contacts. What happens when we ...
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How to Update Telegram on Android?

I have installed Telegram 2.6.1 on my Android Device. I need to update it to the last version (Currently 2.7.0). How do I update Telegram to last version?
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Check marks in Telegram app

I show the date and the message I sent with one check mark then I have 2 responses from the user. Shouldn't my message have 2 check marks by it now, if they saw it and responded?