At the beginning of the year, the people of Telegram announced a new official client of your instant messaging service…
At the beginning of the year, the people of Telegram announced a new official client of your instant messaging service , destined to Android and iOS, and characterized for being an experimental application, developed with technologies that, at the moment, have not been integrated in the original application.
After several months of silence, Telegram X for Android has received the biggest update of its brief history , bringing interesting news for all those who are already Telegram users, but looking to experiment with new features of the popular messaging app.
Through a publication in telegra.ph , platform also belonging to Telegram, the developers of the application announce all the news coming to Telegram X next to the March update.
First, the arrival of support for multiple accounts is announced, allowing users to add the number of accounts they want to the application. This is a function that already existed in the original app of the platform and, just like in it, it will be enough with access the side panel to click on “Add Acount” , and enter the necessary information about the new account that we want to use simultaneously with the rest.
On the other hand, the appearance of the application is also affected in this update, thanks to a greater number of themes to customize the interface , which have been added to the Telegram X settings. With them, you can now return to the original theme of the Telegram app, or try one of the new combinations of existing colors. There have also been new developments in the field of chat bubbles, an exclusive addition of this Telegram client, as well as new animations improved in some parts of the interface.
Another interesting novelty is the arrival of the tool to share our location in real time . As the support for multicuenta, this is an option available for some time in the original client, which now comes to Telegram X with an improved interface, since it is performed through a floating window, and the map will be displayed in full screen. The time during which the location is shared will also appear, as well as the distance that separates us from the contact in question.
Notifications also suffer a facelift in this version. Hereinafter, Messages that include an image or a sticker will show the multimedia content directly in the notification . On the other hand, support for the unread message badges in the devices that support it. From Android 8, however, this function will not be very useful since the Notification Dots , a more useful and less invasive substitute than the counter of unread messages.
But this is not all. Telegram X for Android receives, together with this update, dozens of different improvements They promise to make the experience with this experimental client more complete. All of them are available in the official announcement , and among the most interesting, we find the following:
- Selection of tones in the emojis.
- Reorder anchored conversations.
- Independent themes for each chat.
- Reduced application size
- Contact suggestions in the calls tab.
- Search in the improved chats.
- Call intensity indicator.
- Improved connection detection when using a VPN.
- Support for special Telegram links.
- Old voice messages can now be deleted from Settings> Data and Storage> Storage Usage .
Finally, from Telegram they announce that, although the update is being released gradually , it is possible to enroll in the beta program of the application from Google Play, and thus be the first to try the latest news from the app. At the end of the day, that is the goal with which Telegram X was created.
Google Play test program | Telegram X
Google Play | Telegram X
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