What’s new in Telegram? 6 adjustments essential to customize the application

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During the last few weeks there are many users who have been discharged in Telegram, an application in The Android Free we have been using to work from there. Despite not being a perfect application, one of its virtues is in the customization ability, from which you can enjoy a unique experience and designed by ourselves.

If you are one of those users that downloaded an application, and not deep in settings, you’re losing a lot of Telegram. In this article we are going to teach 6 adjustments essential to have the best experience possible. They are all settings that you can access from the settings menu of the application, and we recommend you take a look.

1 – Prevents Telegram take up too much space

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A lot of people tend to have space problems in WhatsApp, and even if you ever have been told that Telegram is lighter, this may not be true. A messaging application is as heavy as the amount of files, images and videos that you send. And if you move all of your conversations and memes to Telegram, eventually will end up occupying the same space as WhatsApp.

However, here we have greater freedom to control the space. If we are going to Settings -> storage and Data we have the options to control the space. In Use of storage we will be able to clear the cache, or set to the multimedia downloaded are stored for 3 days, 1 week, 1 month or forever. If you have limited space in your phone, the option to keep the multimedia only 3 days is very useful.

We can also schedule an automatic download with Wifi, mobile data and roaming, being able to automatically download only content that take up little space.

2 – The privacy settings of Telegram, essential

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In Telegram plus sign with a phone number you can also have a user name so that other users can contact you. This is very useful, but also carries a risk, and that is if you come in large groups and you have configured your privacy can access your phone number or personal information.

From Settings -> Privacy and security we will have option of:

  • Block contacts that we can talk.
  • Choose who can see our phone number.
  • Choose who can see our last hour of connection.
  • Choose who can see our image of the contact.
  • If you can forward our messages to other conversations and the format in which they forward.
  • Choose who can call us by voice calls, Telegram.
  • Who can add me to groups and channels.

Something that we like privacy options is that we can choose to all over the world, to our contacts or anyone, but we can always apply for an exception.

3 – Control our account

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Another option for privacy is essential is the control of the account, and that is that we will be able to activate two-step verification, in addition to the code lock. The be Telegram an application multi-device, you will also have the possibility to sign in on other computers. For example, if you lose the phone or visited Telegram from a computer of another person and forgot to close your session.

4 – Control of the notifications

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Another of the great features of Telegram is the control of the notifications. While we can apply general rules to contacts, groups, or channels, Telegram allows us to form granular manage notifications for each chat, group, or channel.

We can mute for a while or forever, or to apply a specific configuration, such as the notification of a user does not make noise, but if it vibrates. Now the power is in your hands.

5 – Customization of the chat

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In Settings -> Chat we can change the decor of Telegram to the full, being able to choose color Themes, as well as to set the dark mode and how we want it. If we have Android 10 we will be able to use the dark mode’s default system, but in earlier versions we will be able to program it or which Telegram to use the dark theme when there is little ambient light.

6 – sort chats by folders

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Folders is one of the latest novelties of Telegram and has been for years one of the most anticipated. With the folders, we can classify all the chats by tab, leaving the groups on one side, the channels in another, another group for the chat to work or the family. When we create folders, the appearance of the main menu will change so that we can access them.

And with this, we would have custom Telegram to our liking. If you are coming from WhatsApp it is possible that you have discovered a lot of new features and you may want to friends that end up joining also to this excellent application.

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