Questions tagged [telegram]

This tag should be used to differentiate questions about the chat service with an open API from other questions. Use when the topic is the secure, cross-platform cloud-based instant messenger service Telegram. Do not use in the sense of a message sent by telegraph for delivery in written or printed form.

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How to browse/find telegram channels and bots?

Imagine I would like to join a channel that is about Food. I can't find a way to search for it and find one. Of course channel should be public, but where/how should I search to find channels and bots ...
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Difference between a Channel and a Group

What is the difference between a Group and a Channel? Can a member comment in a channel or it is just the owner who can post?
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Exporting Telegram chat histories with emojis and images

I would like to export my chat histories from Telegram. Their support wiki article describes how to do it by printing from web.telegram.org loaded in Google Chrome. However, this is undesirable for ...
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Telegram Messenger on a Google Voice number

Telegram Messenger used to work with my Google Voice number. I logged out last week from Telegram, and can't login again. Usually, when you want to login to Telegram, it asks you for your phone ...
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Are photos deleted from Telegram chat removed from the Cloud?

If I deleted the photos from Telegram chat, would it be deleted from the cloud too? I mean after sending photos to my family, I deleted them from the chat, and I would like to make sure they are ...
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How to convert Telegram's channel into a group?

I've created channel which has some members, but I'd like to convert it into a group instead. Is there any way of converting existing channel into the group? My goal is to communicate with members ...
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Extracting my Telegram channel list?

Is there a way to extract a list of my currently enrolled/joined telegram channels at once ?
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Which formats does Telegram internal video player support?

I know that we can install many applications to support many new video formats. My question is: Does Telegram have an internal video player? (Does the software itself come with a player?) If yes, ...
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How to backup Telegram secret chats?

How can I make a private, complete backup of my Telegram chats including the secret chats? I'm about to repair my iOS device which can likely result in factory reset. After repair, it will be still ...
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Forward Telegram messages to e-mail instantly

I am now using google to find a way to forward telegram messages from a group or channel to an email address?! I haven't found one solution. Does anyone in here know if that is possible? I am looking ...
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How to restrict name changes in Telegram groups

We have recently shifted from WhatsApp to Telegram. We are about 250+ and growing. The peculiar problem with Telegram is that user names can be changed by the user and that poses a great problem for ...
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How to export Telegram's member list?

I'd like to export a list of current members of the channel or group. Is it possible through the UI, alternative client (such as Bettergram), Telegram API or Bots API? I've seen this feature on some ...
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Trying to send an mp3 file with IFTTT to Telegram - Invalid Bots API response

I'm trying to use IFTTT web hooks to send an mp3 file to Telegram, but keep getting this error on almost every link I try. This is the error in IFTTT's activity page: Telegram error: Invalid Bots ...
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How to join group in Telegram group based on an invite code

Someone provide this: tg://join?invite=EaEnSUPktgfoI-xxxxxxxx How do I join that group in web based version of Telegram? I tried that link in my Chrome browser but it just did a Google search. ...
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How do Telegram “background notifications” work?

The Telegram web client (at https://web.telegram.org/) can send me notifications even when no telegram.org web page is loaded into any open tab in my Chromium web browser. How is it possible for a ...
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How to auto-sync all Telegram supergroup users to a channel?

Can I automatically add all users that join a supergroup into a channel?
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Does a Telegram bot will remain active if its creator is deleted due to inactivity?

A certain bot creator is about to be deleted by Telegram after 6 months of inactivity. I know that groups that were created by a deleted account will remain active if the creator has self-destructed ...
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How to search for all message of a single user in Telegram?

In Web version of Telegram, How to search for all messages which are posted by a single user in Telegram?
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How can I receive Chrome notifications for web applications like Messenger, Telegram or Skype?

Background: I use Chrome to access web applications like messenger.com, web.telegram.org or web.skype.com. For all these, I enabled Chrome's notifications. Question: How can I see these desktop ...
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Are messages still delivered after deleting a chat or clearing its history?

If I send a message and it's confirmed to be send (one tick) and then I clear the chat's history, or delete the chat, will the message still be delivered? (Note that I'm not talking about deleting/...
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How do I create a pretty link to a Telegram group?

I know how to create a pretty link to a channel (t.me/mychannel). I know how to create an invite link to a (super)group. However, I can't seem to control how the link looks like. Is there a way to ...
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Difference between Telegram channels and bots

As I understand it, normal Telegram channels can have members. You can join or leave a channel. Is this the same with bots? Do Telegram bots have members/subscribes in the same was as a channel or ...
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How to add member to the group which doesn't have username?

In Telegram IM client, normally when I add members to my group, I type their username in the box and it's displayed on the list. However some users don't have a username, so they aren't listed when ...
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What are the storage limits for Telegram's groups?

We can read that: Since Telegram's launch in 2013, you can send files up to 1.5 GB and access them from any of your devices, including computers. Source: Shared Files and Fast Mute. Although it ...
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Restore group access after Telegram Group Owner / Admin delete own account?

Unfortunately I deleted my Telegram account, now I created my account again with same mobile number, but now I lost my old existing Telegram group admin access. My group is public and there is no ...
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How to disable pinning every message when forwarded from the channel?

I've linked the super group under Discussion Group section of the channel, so everything that is posted on the channel is being forwarded to the group. However, as the side effect, all messages are ...
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Bot telegram that copies and forwards messages from a chat or group?

I don't know if it's the right community so if I'm wrong, tell me where I should write ... However I would like to know if there are any telegram bots that automatically copy and forward messages in ...
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How to restore removed messages from the supergroup?

I've given admin on a Telegram's supergroup for the person, and he removed all the historical messages of another admin. I can see the removed messages in Recent actions. Is there any way of ...
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What are the limits for channels and supergroups?

I've received the following message when joining another channel: Sorry, you have joined too many channels and supergroups. Please leave some before joining this one. I'm not sure on how many ...
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Use previously registered telephone number in Telegram

(Telegram is a chat service with an open API, their official web client can be found here https://web.telegram.org/#/login) I'm in possession of a telephone number that has previously been used by ...
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How to change wallpaper on portable Telegram for Windows 7? [migrated]

I have recently installed Telegram on my iPhone and the portable version of Telegram (v1.8.8) on my Windows 7 laptop. While I've been able to change the wallpaper on my phone (Settings | Appearance | ...
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How to delete own Telegram's group/channel?

I've created a group and a channel on Telegram, but they're no longer in use. I can leave a group/channel, but it doesn't solve my problem. How do I remove them completely? I've tried Telegram ...
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How can I deploy my Telegram bot codes on my Ubuntu server? [closed]

I'm totally new to using VPS. Do I need to use SSH or FTP to deploy code files on it?