Pure instant messaging — simple, fast, secure, and synced across all your devices. One of the world's top 10 most downloaded apps with over 500 million active users.
FAST: Telegram is the fastest messaging app on the market, connecting people via a unique, distributed network of data centers around the globe.
SYNCED: You can access your messages from all your phones, tablets and computers at once. Telegram apps are standalone, so you don’t need to keep your phone connected. Start typing on one device and finish the message from another. Never lose your data again.
UNLIMITED: You can send media and files, without any limits on their type and size. Your entire chat history will require no disk space on your device, and will be securely stored in the Telegram cloud for as long as you need it.
SECURE: We made it our mission to provide the best security combined with ease of use. Everything on Telegram, including chats, groups, media, etc. is encrypted using a combination of 256-bit symmetric AES encryption, 2048-bit RSA encryption, and Diffie–Hellman secure key exchange.
100% FREE & OPEN: Telegram has a fully documented and free API for developers, open source apps and verifiable builds to prove the app you download is built from the exact same source code that is published.
POWERFUL: You can create group chats with up to 200,000 members, share large videos, documents of any type (.DOCX, .MP3, .ZIP, etc.) up to 2 GB each, and even set up bots for specific tasks. Telegram is the perfect tool for hosting online communities and coordinating teamwork.
RELIABLE: Built to deliver your messages using as little data as possible, Telegram is the most reliable messaging system ever made. It works even on the weakest mobile connections.
FUN: Telegram has powerful photo and video editing tools, animated stickers and emoji, fully customizable themes to change the appearance of your app, and an open sticker/GIF platform to cater to all your expressive needs.
SIMPLE: While providing an unprecedented array of features, we take great care to keep the interface clean. Telegram is so simple you already know how to use it.
PRIVATE: We take your privacy seriously and will never give any third parties access to your data. You can delete any message you ever sent or received for both sides, at any time and without a trace. Telegram will never use your data to show you ads.
For those interested in maximum privacy, Telegram offers Secret Chats. Secret Chat messages can be programmed to self-destruct automatically from both participating devices. This way you can send all types of disappearing content — messages, photos, videos, and even files. Secret Chats use End-to-End Encryption to ensure that a message can only be read by its intended recipient.
We keep expanding the boundaries of what you can do with a messaging app. Don’t wait years for older messengers to catch up with Telegram — join the revolution today.
May 27, 2023
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I needed an app between friends with different phones for an upcoming wedding (couldn't use my preferred). This app is awful, it doesn't work on some wifi networks so I have to turn off wifi to communicate and then it takes forever for our messages to come through. Took forever to connect to even use, both phone and desktop (latter took literal days to "connect" and when it finally did, the link expired🙃). Plus limited reacts. Will delete after the wedding, this was horrendous.
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March 21, 2023
Great, robust and multi-functional communication app with more features than all the others out there. The absolute best one out there. Only issue I have recently is sharing from a just made camera video via Google photos-telegram crashes and fails to send the video directly from the camera. I have to go into telegram and hit the attachment 📎 button and select the video, then it sends. Didn't have this issue before I upgraded from Android 10 to 12 with a new phone. Please fix, thanks!
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March 19, 2023
Such a great app! Smooth experience with regular updates and great free features. I love all the little details, like the ability to edit photos before sending, the cool emojis you can tap for effects that everyone sees real-time, being able to set who can see your profile picture and which picture they see, and themes you can set globally. Also, you have so much control over your account's privacy! Additionally, the app has a pleasing design, good security features, and no ads. ✨