Turn your group or channel into a TV
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Turn your group or channel into a TV station – live streams now support software like OBS Studio and XSplit to integrate multiple inputs, graphics and overlays.

Select ‘Start With’ in the Live Stream menu to copy the stream key for your preferred app.

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The Android app has a new look in
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The Android app has a new look in night mode, with transparent headers that subtly show stickers and media as you scroll past.

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When selecting multiple media items tap selected to
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When selecting multiple media items, tap selected’ to preview the message and reorder media before sending.

On iOS, the attachment menu has a new interface with a navigation bar to easily switch between attachment types (like on the Android app).

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Telegram s latest update adds a new tab
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Telegram’s latest update adds a new tab in Search to manage active downloads and recent files. When downloading files, tap the ⬇️ icon in your chat list to get there.

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Telegram 39 s multi national team includes many
Telegram's multi-national team includes many members from Ukraine. We all wish for an immediate end to the conflict. In these troubled times, we find consolation in the fact that our work at Telegram helps people get quick access to critical information – from verified official statements to airstrike alerts that bring civilians to safety. Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this war.

We will continue improving Telegram's ability to connect people in areas with limited coverage and withstand service disruptions.
Video Calls with up to 1000 Viewers Video
Video Calls with up to 1000 Viewers, Video Playback Speed, High Quality Video Messages, Screen Sharing With Sound, and More

Group Video Calls have leveled up and can now have 1000 viewers – in addition to the 30 broadcasters and unlimited audio-only listeners.

The media player has new 0.5x, 1.5x and 2x playback speed options, which you can enable when watching videos in fullscreen.

Video Messages record in higher resolution and you can tap a video message to expand it – while tapping again allows you to fast-forward or rewind.
When recording video messages, device audio will keep playing in the background, and you can zoom in when using the rear camera.

Screen Sharing has also been added to 1-on-1 video calls, and now includes device audio in both individual and group video calls.

And that’s just the beginning – there are a dozen more features on our blog, as well as plenty of jokes and stunning demo videos. Click here to see more about Precision Drawing Tools, Desktop’s Photo Editor, a new In-App Camera on iOS and more:

Animated Backgrounds and More Animated Backgrounds have been
Animated Backgrounds and More

Animated Backgrounds have been added to all default themes. These new wallpapers swirl as you chat, thanks to a little algorithmic magic. 🧙‍♂️ Find your favorite from the dozens of new presets or build your own in the editor.

There’s much more motion as well – stickers and emoji now jump from your keyboard into the chat with new animations. On iOS, this also applies to media and text messages.

To see everything this update has in store, including new bot and security features, as well as importing stickers from other apps, take a look at the full blog post:

Group Video Calls and More Voice Chats in
Group Video Calls and More

Voice Chats in groups now support video – both from your camera and by sharing your screen. Up to 30 people at a time can chat with video, and we’re already working to expand this soon.

Group video calls are optimized for all devices, with dynamic display options for tablets and desktop. Enjoy the improved audio quality thanks to built-in noise suppression.

For more info and video demos, see our blog:
Payments 2 Scheduled Voice Chats New Web Versions
Payments 2.0, Scheduled Voice Chats, New Web Versions

Merchants can now natively accept credit card payments in any Telegram chat, relying on 8 integrated third-party payment providers. Telegram doesn't store card info and charges no commission.

Voice Chats can now be scheduled in advance – members will see a countdown in the chat and can choose to be notified when the chat starts.

Two new web versions have launched, with full support for features like dark mode, animated stickers, chat folders and more.

Android users can directly download Telegram from our site. The app will get new updates automatically – and faster than the Play Store version:

For more info on all these changes, including new animations and job openings at Telegram, read our full blog: