Quick Guide on Using Telegram Web for a Beginner

Guide on Using Telegram Web
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If you are a huge fan of instant messaging apps, then Telegram is specifically crafted for you. Telegram is a freeware, cross-platform, cloud-based instant messaging software. This service provides end-to-end encrypted video calling, VoIP, file sharing, and several other features just like WhatsApp. Telegram Web in particular is a browser-based version of Telegram Messenger. All functionalities are similar on both options and the good news is, any message sent via telegram web automatically reflects on the mobile app.

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As of now, Telegram app has over 500 million monthly active users plus it is not too late for you to join the incredible chatting experience. Here we go, forget about the app on your phone let me take you through a quick guide on using Telegram web for a beginner on your smartphone, tablet, and even your desktop. But before we dive into it, first check out how to change notification Sound on IOS, Android & PC.

How To Log In To Telegram Web

Well, everything starts with gaining access. And the only way you can gain access to Telegram Web is by Logging in. Here you can either log in using the QR Code or Phone Number. This means that before you think of using Telegram web, you must have a Telegram account and the Telegram App itself.

Just like a pen and paper, the Telegram App is very essential in the log-in and Log Out process of Telegram Web. Below is the detailed first guide of using Telegram Web for a beginner.

How to Log in to Telegram Web Using QR Code

  1. Open your browser, then search for Telegram web or use this link www.desktop.telegram.org for easy access.
  2. Open Telegram on your phone.
  3. Go to “Settings”, Click “Devices” and choose “Scan QR Code”.
  4. Point your phone at this screen to confirm login.
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How to Log in to Telegram Web Using Phone Number

  1. Open your browser, then search for Telegram web or use this link www.desktop.telegram.org for easy access.
  2. Choose “Log In By Phone number”.
  3. Select your country from the login screen that appears, then enter your phone number and click ‘Next’ button.
  4. A five-digit conformation code will be sent to the Telegram app on your phone. Launch the Telegram App and open the chat from Telegram. If the Telegram App is inactive, the code will be sent as a message to the used telephone number.
  5. Enter the code that has been sent then click ‘Next’.

Finally, you have logged into your account on Telegram Web.

Chatting On Telegram Web

If it was not for the instant messaging feature, you would not join the Telegram family. Chats and Chatting alignments on the Telegram Web are similar to the Telegram App. When you are done logging in to Telegram Web, the “Chat’ page will be the first feature to please your eyes. Here you will view all your previous chats.

  • To start a new chat:
  • Click the Menu tab on the left corner of your screen.
  • Select “Contact” then choose the particular contact you want to start a chat with.

The chat page will open with the name of the chosen contact on the top. Click in the message white bar below for the keyboard to appear. You can send texts, media, and documents just like you would in a regular chat.

Click inside the Search tab to gain access to Chats, Media, Links, Files, Music, and Voice notes.

Telegram Web Settings

Telegram Web Setting is a software control panel that enables the user to configure the appearance or actions of Telegram. In this case, settings give you access to Edit Profile, Create Folders, General Settings, Notifications, Language, Privacy, and Security. Follow the steps below to locate the Settings feature on Telegram Web.

  1. Click the Menu tab on the left corner of your screen.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. New page will open with different options including Edit Profile, Create Folders, General Settings, Notifications, Language, Privacy and Security.
  4. Click Edit Profile to set up profile picture, bio, Name and User Name.
  5. Choose Create Folders to create folders for different groups and chats or to view the available folders.
  6. Select General Settings to adjust text size, set up chat background, set up animation level and check keyboard commands.
  7. Click Notifications to enable or disable notifications and message previews of private chats, groups and channels.
  8. Lastly, choose Privacy and Security to view blocked users, check out the two-step verification as well as the ongoing active sessions.
  9. Select language to change language.
How To Log Out On Telegram Web.

After logging into Telegram Web on your browser, you must be grappling with how you can log out. Just closing the tab will not guarantee an automatic log-out. The Log out option of your account is only available on the Telegram App on your device. Follow the steps below to Log out;

  1. Open the App.
  2. Choose “Devices”.
  3. Select “Terminate all Other Sessions”. Your account is now logged out.
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