Telegram messenger is one of those amazing applications that you might haven’t tried yet. It is a messenger application with all the features that you might want to have in an app of such a kind. It is built in close proximity to WhatsApp, which is the biggest messenger application of all times. Telegram is available for every other operating system whether phones or the computers; all owing to its open source API. The app was developed by the founders of the biggest social network of Russia, ’VK’ Nikolai and Pavel Durov. The first ever version of the application was launched in 2013, and soon the application was gone viral. In October 2013, it was reported that the application has achieved 100,000 active users daily, which was the huge success in a short time.
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Getting in the Community:
Telegram messenger allows to send messages from one device to another using data connectivity. This was the common idea behind a messenger application, so nothing new was implemented here, although there were other additions made that made this app stand out among the crowded market of the messenger applications. Using the application is very simple and is supported on most of the mobile devices whether Android, iOS, Windows or Blackberry.
To start using all the services, you will firstly need to get yourself registered with the community. This works the same way as that of messenger apps like WhatsApp or Hike. You will need a cell number to register to the community, which will be your only username in the community. However, there is nothing like logging in or out, and your number will recognize your identity. Well, you need not to think much as everything is abstracted within the application.
Hands on with the App!
Once you have completed the registration process you can avail with the services of the application. To get started, firstly check the contacts that have already joined the community. This is quite simple to do, as all you need is just go to all contacts activity. Here all the people who are on telegram will be displayed. This list is generated using your phonebook, people whose numbers are already saved on your device will only be displayed in the list. In case you need to chat to someone, you just need to hit the hike messenger symbol present right aside to the contact in your phonebook or even you can add it manually.
Telegram allows sending text messages, images, sounds, videos, voice notes, emoticons, etc., all of this by using data connection. The USP of the application is to send any file below 1 GB size, which is a unique feature that has not been included in any of the messenger application, and this feature makes Telegram one of the best messenger application in this category.
How to Run Telegram on PC?
To run telegram on your Windows based PC, follow these simple steps:
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- Download Bluestack, which is an Android emulator, using this link and install it on your Windows using the file so downloaded.
- Open Bluestack
- Search for ‘Telegram’ using the app search box of the Bluestack.
- Click on link on official telegram app.
- Wait for it to download and install successfully.
Once it gets installed, you can access the same by navigating to “My Apps” section of Bluestacks. In case you’ve APK of the application, all you need to do is to open the APK using file handler of Bluestacks, and Telegram will be installed automatically.
In case you face any issues in getting Telegram on PC, do let us know by commenting below!