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Infinite Reactions. All users have access to dozens of reaction emoji like 👍🤣🔥❤️👏🐳⚡️🏆 from an expandable menu in groups and 1-on-1 chats.
Premium users can react with up to 3 emoji on any message and can use any custom emoji – for thousands more possibilities.
GIFs. Telegram has thousands of high-quality GIFs – featuring scenes from your favorite movies and shows.
Open the GIF section of your Sticker Panel to see what’s trending, search for something specific, or browse the themed tabs to find one that matches an emotion.
Simply tap to send, or press and hold to preview the full image – and add it to your saved GIFs or schedule it for a later time.
Save to Gallery. Automatically save incoming media to your gallery in Settings > Data and Storage. You can control it by chat type – with the option to enable it separately for users, groups or channels.
On iOS, go to Settings > Data and Storage > Save Incoming Photos.
Animated Profile Pictures on macOS. Create a custom, looping profile video on macOS from your favorite animated stickers and emoji – complete with gradient backgrounds and patterns.
You can add one to your own account, or create them for groupsandchannels – quickly giving any chat a personalized icon.
External Sharing. Users can directly share large media items to Telegram from other apps – saving time and storage space.
On iOS, you can follow the status of your upload with an animated progress bar.
Preview Chats. Press and hold the profile picture of any chat to view its messages – without marking them as read.
You can scroll in the preview window to see more of the chat history, or use the menu buttons to quickly pin, mute or mark as read.
⭐ Doubled Limits. With Telegram Premium, you get increased limits for almost everything in the app.
Follow 1000 channels, create 20 folders with 200 chats each, add a fourth account to any app, pin 10 chats in the main list, save 10 favorite stickers – and more.
⭐ Premium Icons. Premium users have 3 more app icons to choose from – a premium star, turbo plane, and night sky.
All Android and iOS users have several default iconoptions, like Vintage and Aqua in Settings > Chat Settings (Android) or Settings > Appearance (iOS).
⭐ Auto-Archive and Mute. Premium users can set new chats from non-contacts to automatically go to their Archived Chats with notifications disabled.
Enable this setting via Settings > Privacy and Security > Archive and Mute. This option will also appear for any freeusers who have many chats with non-contacts.
⭐ Default Chat Folder. With Telegram Premium, you can change your default folder from All Chats to a custom one, like Work or Unread.
To change it, press and hold a folder, tap Reorder, then drag a new folder to the first space.
⭐ Transcribe Voice Messages. Premium users can tap the →A button to quickly read a voice message or copy text from the audio.
You can also rate the transcription to help improve accuracy – tap the voice message on Android, or press and hold on iOS.
Telegram Premium lets users support the app and unlock exclusive features like:
⭐️ 4 GB Uploads
⭐️ Faster Download Speed
⭐️ Transcribing Voice Messages
⭐️ Premium Stickers
⭐️ Premium Reactions
⭐️ Default Chat Folders
⭐️ Auto-Archiving Chats
All existing features will remain free, and new features for all users will be added in every update.
To see the full list of Premium features, go to Settings > Telegram Premium.
Picture-in-Picture Playback. Continue watching videos while you browse other chats or even other apps.
Tap or click the PiP icon in the media viewer on any app to switch to picture-in-picture mode, and pinch or drag to resize the player window. To close the window, drag it off screen or tap the ⓧ.
On iOS, drag the player to the side of your screen to hide the video and keep listening to its audio.
Bot Admins. Some bots are built for use in groups and channels – to help moderators or add fun features.
Bots can be added directly to chats from their profile, letting you instantly configure their rights.
Bots can be added to groups as membersoradmins, but can only be added to channels as admins.
With these, bots can replace any website – like online stores, games and services.
Interface elements can update in real time, changing to match a user’s theme or night mode. Check out @DurgerKingBot to see them in action.
Replies in Forwarded Messages. Select messages to forward them to another chat. Forwards show replies to keep the full context of the conversation.
You can control whether forwarded messages include a link to your account in Settings > Privacy and Security.
Silence or Mute Notifications. Disable alert sounds from a chat or turn off notifications completely.
Select ‘Mute for’ on Android or ‘Mute until’ 🔔 on iOS to set a custom mute duration – pausing notifications for a specific period.
You can also quickly mute chats from your chat list.