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Editors' Review

by   / March 02, 2017

Telegram Messenger for iOS brings secure, end-to-end encrypted messaging to all your devices without sacrificing speed. The app is free and has no ads.

Pros

Lightning-fast messaging: Telegram Messenger for iOS enables you to send lightning-fast encrypted messages.

Secure messaging: Telegram's messages are AES-256 encrypted, or get end-to-end encryption in Secret Chats. Secret Chats can include text, photos, videos, and files, and they automatically self-destruct after receipt and cannot be forwarded.

Great for sending large files: You can send a variety of file types over Telegram, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF -- up to 1.5GB in size.

Robust photo- and video-editing toolset: You can edit your photos and videos, as well as add text, drawings, masks, or stickers.

Cloud based: Telegram Messenger is cloud based, so you can access messages and contacts from multiple devices.

Siri integration: Use Siri to send messages, but know that some data will be sent to Apple along the way to process your requests.

Cons

End-to-end encryption is not automatic: Secret Chats must be turned on to maintain end-to-end encryption across a conversation.

Bottom Line

Telegram Messenger for iOS is a great messaging app if security and speed are your main concerns.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.2.1

- Add emoji to a message by typing ':' + keyword.

:relieved : :satisfied : :smirk :

- Search through messages of a particular user in any group. To do this, tap the group title when in a group > Search > tap the new 'Search by member' icon in the bottom right corner.

- While searching, select a user to browse all of her messages in the group or add a keyword to narrow down search results.

- Send self-destructing photos and videos to any one-on-one chats (use the clock icon in the media picker to set a timer).

- Edit photos even quicker with the improved photo editor.

- Add a bio to your profile (in Settings) so that people in large group chats know who you are.

- Download media from large public channels faster thanks to the new encrypted CDNs.

General

Publisher Telegram
Publisher web site https://telegram.org/
Release Date October 10, 2017
Date Added October 10, 2017
Version 4.2.1

Category

Category Internet Software
Subcategory Social Networking Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iPhone3GS, iPhone4, iPodTouchFourthGen, iPad2Wifi, iPad23G, iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini, iPadMini4G, iPhone5c, iPhone5s, iPadAir, iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6, iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro, iPadProCellular, iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE, iPhone7, iPhone7Plus, iPad611, iPad612, iPad71, iPad72, iPad73, iPad74

Download Information

File Size 39.81MB
File Name External File

Popularity

Total Downloads 23,924
Downloads Last Week 12

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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