Telegram has introduced updates to the favored messaging service which convey privateness enhancements and new options to guard content material in teams and channels. Telegram says it is going to permit customers to delete messages from particular dates, handle their related gadgets, and log in by way of cellphone calls. Group and channel house owners will now have the ability to cease members from saving or sharing content material exterior the group, in accordance with the corporate. Telegram has additionally launched iOS-specific options like Reside Textual content help and media captions formatting as a part of the newest replace.
In a weblog put up, the corporate introduced the brand new options coming to Telegram, beginning with the flexibility to delete messages from particular dates on the app. Which means customers can now view chats with a consumer from a day (or date vary) in a useful calendar interface, then delete these chats with a single faucet. Telegram has additionally launched a brand new setting for teams that makes an attempt to forestall forwarding or sharing of messages or pictures exterior a gaggle or channel, and blocks screenshots on Android gadgets.
Logging into Telegram includes getting into a code despatched by way of SMS, after which subsequent login codes are despatched to gadgets the place Telegram is logged in. The service will now permit customers to obtain a name, then enter the final 5 digits of the quantity which known as them with a purpose to log into their account. Logged in customers will have the ability to handle their logged-in gadgets with the assistance of QR-code logins when making an attempt to log in from a brand new PC or browser.
Channel house owners who wish to put up in teams can now put up anonymously, as an alternative of utilizing their private accounts. Which means customers can ship messages in teams which can show their channel title as an alternative, by tapping their photograph, and choosing the channel they wish to put up from. Android customers will achieve the flexibility to set eight chat themes which had been launched in September, which might now be set globally with the newest Telegram 8.3 replace for Android smartphones.
Telegram has additionally introduced two new options for iPhone customers as a part of the newest replace. Customers with iPhone handsets operating iOS 13 and above will achieve entry to Textual content Recognition (Reside Textual content) for photographs in chats, permitting them to repeat and paste textual content in choose languages utilizing on-device recognition. Along with the up to date contact info interface that’s designed to match iOS 15, Telegram customers on iPhone will now have the ability to format textual content in media captions, together with including textual content hyperlinks, in accordance with the corporate.