Telegram is updated with custom notification sounds, custom mute times, replies to forwarded messages, more animated emojis, and bot enhancements.
While WhatsApp is still the most popular messaging app today with over 2 billion monthly active users, its big rival in this segment, Telegram, continues to outperform it and this difference continues to grow with each new messaging platform update. created by the Durov brothers.
In this sense, just one month after the last one, Telegram has just announced through its official blog the arrival of a new update that includes great news such as personalization of notifications and silent and vitaminized bots and much more Again.
Custom notification sounds
From now on, you can turn any sound into a notification tone and create custom alerts based on your favorite songs or memes.
To do so, just tap an audio or voicemail message in a chat to add it to your notification ringtone list, and once you’ve created it, you can assign it to anyone.
Customize notification silence duration
Telegram already allows you to temporarily mute chats to stop receiving notifications for a certain period of time, for example 8 hours or 2 days, but now also allows you to suspend notifications for a personalized period, ideal for when you want to take a nap. or when you sleep you go on holiday.
To do this, each chat has a new menu, which you can access by clicking the button at the top right, with which you can both receive silent notifications, by clicking the Mute option, and stop receive notifications for this conversation by clicking the Mute button. The latter has several options for you to choose the one that best suits your needs.
Replies in forwarded messages
Telegra was the first messaging app to integrate a direct message reply preview from which you can quickly access your original message. Now, with this new update, this preview is also available in forwarded messages.
Automatically delete the new messages menu
This new update to Telegram improves the automatic deletion of messages, allowing you to access this feature more quickly, either by using the menu button in the upper right, or from the information page of a chat and allowing choose the time period after which messages will be deleted from different options such as 2 days, 3 weeks, or 4 months.
In addition, from now on, any Telegram user will be able to add bots to their groups or channels from the bot’s profile and configure both their privileges and permissions.
Improvements in picture-in-picture mode
Thanks to this update, the Telegram app for Android improves its Picture in Picture mode with enhancements such as the inclusion of a pinch to resize the window and a button with the letter X to close it and a new more rounded design.
New animations and more animated emojis
Finally, the phone number change interface has been updated with new duck animations that will guide you through the process, and new animated feed-focused emojis have also been included that you can see in the video we leave on these lines.
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