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Difference between a Channel and a Group

channel: only creator and admins with the "can send post" permissions can send posts and members are only viewers of the messages. groups: as default all the members can participate in the groups but ...
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How do I create a pretty link to a Telegram group?

Not possible on the web version :( On the mobile and desktop version it's located under Group Info from (Group Settings / Manage Group), and this section doesn't exist on webogram yet. Unfortunately ...
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Difference between a Channel and a Group

From the Telegram FAQ: Telegram groups are ideal for sharing stuff with friends and family or collaboration in small teams, they can have up to 200 members and by default everyone can add new people ...
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How to browse/find telegram channels and bots?

There are third party catalogs of channels like: https://www.reddit.com/r/TelegramChannels/
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Which formats does Telegram internal video player support?

The data provided in this answer is relevant to Telegram web and Android application Telegram X as of 10/06/2018. Tl;DR - Video: Baseline 3.0 640x360 ~800 kbps VBR single pass Audio aac 128 VBR ...
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Telegram Messenger on a Google Voice number

I had the same issue and I asked Telegram support. They told me they only allow Real mobile numbers from now on (no more VoIP). But they helped me to login with my Google Voice number and migrate to a ...
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How to export Telegram's member list?

You can try Telethon which can extract all the members of a given group and saves it in an SQLite database. You need to be an admin for the channel of course. You can get it with a method like: from ...
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Adding Buttons to a message in Telegram

There are bots that will help you compose messages, perhaps that is what you are seeing? As an example, see https://t.me/ControllerBot.
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How do Telegram "background notifications" work?

Many extensions and web apps use background pages that do their work where you can't see them. For example, if you use Google Mail Checker, a background page works to send new message alerts. ...
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Are photos deleted from Telegram chat removed from the Cloud?

if the messages have been delivered, then telegram deletes them only if the recipients have deleted them as well When you delete a message, you delete it from your message history. This means that ...
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Are messages still delivered after deleting a chat or clearing its history?

It depends, if you sent it to a user/regular group then once you see one tick it's delivered, and there is nothing you can do to delete the message. If you sent it to a secret chat/super group/...
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Which formats does Telegram internal video player support?

I have found an article on telegram website about the media requirements. The article is for Blackberry but worked for me for Web browser and Android as well. Video dimensions must be set to ...
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How to convert Telegram's channel into a group?

You can only change the type of a channel (public <=> private). If your channel doesn't have thousands of users, just create a supergroup and share its joinchat in your channel. (and also you can ...
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How to join group in Telegram group based on an invite code

You can rewrite the URL to the form https://telegram.me/joinchat/<group-identifier> where <group-identifier> is the piece of string after invite= and you should be able to join from the ...
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Trying to send an mp3 file with IFTTT to Telegram - Invalid Bots API response

Ok, found it after digging in Telegram's bots api - File size limit. There's a limit of 20 MB for files sent with an HTTP URL, and 50 MB if sent with multipart/form-data when uploaded from the ...
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Exporting Telegram chat histories with emojis and images

From 23-24/06/2018 Telegram added this option, as part of the GDPR changes. Now you can request to download all you data: Unfortunately it's not available yet (and not sure when) on the Telegram ...
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How to join group in Telegram group based on an invite code

I found another post with the link to join like this: https://t.me/joinchat/AAAAAEQbOeucnaMWN0A9dQ Then when I clicked I chose "Open in web", and then clicked "Join" button at the bottom, and then ...
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How to auto-sync all Telegram supergroup users to a channel?

I don't think there's an existing way of doing that, but maybe it can be achieved via the API. Note: I heard of people that added multiple users to channels and then got banned/restricted in some way ...
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How to search for all message of a single user in Telegram?

Unfortunately, it's not possible yet (*) in the official Telegram Web without any hacks or modifications. (*) yet, because eventually all Telegram clients should support the same functionality (more ...
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Is there any way to disable joined Telegram notifications?

For the push notifications, you can turn those off in Privacy and Security > Contact Joined Telegram. As for chat creation, the best option is to turn off Contact Sync and delete sen If you don't ...
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How could we keep a modifiable list on my chat group?

I found 2 solution to this problem: 1) copy and paste the old list into a new list and delete the old one (you can delete for more then 48 hours) 2) use a second document outside of Telegram e.g. ...
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How to backup Telegram secret chats?

Sadly, there's no way to backup secret chats specifically. The rest, as you know, can be backed up and exported. But secret chats are bound to the device so they'll be gone once you reinstall the app. ...
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Difference between Telegram channels and bots

No, it's not the same. I'll explain a bit what a bot is, maybe it will help: Basically, it's like chatting to another user, which in that case is not real and its usually a program running and doing ...
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What are the limits for channels and supergroups?

As per Kyle2142's comment: Telegram has a limit of 500 supergroups per account. This is the limit of Telegram API, not the client. The private group doesn't count, as I can still create a new one,...
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How to delete own Telegram's group/channel?

I've found it by following these steps (in Telegram Desktop v1.5.4 on Windows): Go to View channel/group info by clicking a triple-dot icon. Go to Manage Channel/Group by clicking a triple-dot icon. ...
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How to add member to the group which doesn't have username?

by username contact / number by ID Q: How do I add more members? What's an invite link? You can add your contacts, or using search by username. It is easy to migrate existing groups to Telegram by ...
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How to export Telegram's member list?

Reviving an old question, but telegram has their own API for this request. https://core.telegram.org/method/channels.getParticipants Their example code is as follows: channels.channelParticipants#...
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What are the storage limits for Telegram's groups?

Yes, it's 1.5GB per person per file, regardless of the chat type. Maybe the sentence you quoted wasn't clear enough: you can send files up to 1.5 GB Generally, you can send in Telegram AND ...
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How do Telegram "background notifications" work?

My thanks to user0 and arieljannai for their answers. Their answers helped me find the exact answers I was looking for. Question: How is it possible for a website that was loaded in the past, but ...
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Extracting my Telegram channel list?

Telegram now supports data export as part of the GDPR changes, you can read my more detailed answer on another question on the site. Specifically about your question, a demonstration from Telegram ...
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