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How To Send Self-Destructing Messages On Telegram 

Telegram Messenger

Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging app that works across several platforms accessed by people throughout the world. It is also known for its end to end encryption chats as well as video phone calls. One of the platforms that include Telegram is Mailchimp. This company makes Telegram available to its users on a regular basis. Telegram is all about privacy and security, and it isn’t beholden to larger companies like Facebook.

How Is It Different From Whatsapp?

Telegram can be used even if you don’t have access to someone’s phone number. But for whatsapp you need a phone number in order to initiate a text or call. Also one more drawback with whatsapp is , there’s no way you can opt for a secret chatting option, but with telegram you can do that. Moreover, Telegram users can save their entire message history, images, files or documents to the cloud . Also, Telegram can be utilized by up to 200 members at one time and you can manage all your important messages easily with the inbuilt feature of Telegram. 

Benefits Of Using Telegram?

  1. It stores everything and anything, so don’t worry even if you miss something important, everything is backinup automatically without any command.
  2. A special QR code is assigned on the basis of your username which helps to secure your privacy. 
  3. It allows users to enable two-factor authentication for their accounts, which requires a password and a verification code sent to the user’s mobile device. This helps to prevent unauthorised access to user accounts and protects against account hijacking. 
  4. Users can only join private channels if they receive an invitation and public channels can be joined only by joining. 
  5. It can be accessed on multiple devices.

How To Use Telegram For Your Company’s Sales Team?

  1. Create a bot: Create a company profile, where users can interact with each other. 
  2. Promote your bot: Make sure everyone is familiar with this new channel and also advertise your channel through the link of your Bot.
  3. Conversation management:You an external company tool to manage chats with your users. Once you have created the Bot, you just need to integrate it with Callbell to be able to start managing your customers’ chats directly from there, and start communicating with them through an intuitive and feature-rich platform.

What Is Callbell And How To Integrate It With Telegram?

Callbell is a platform that integrates the main messaging apps into a single interface, to manage chats within your sales or support team.

To integrate Telegram with Callbell you will need to follow the following steps:

  1. Open a new chat with BotFather: you can do this using the link https://t.me/botfather;
  2. Create a new Bot: typing “/ newbot” directly into the chat with the BotFather;
  3. Set the Bot name: BotFather will ask you for a name, this will be the name your users will see on Telegram;
  4. Set the Bot username: BotFather will also ask you for a username, which must end with “bot”;
  5. Get the API key: at this point BotFather will send you a message confirming the creation of the new Bot, with the API key attached;
  6. Copy the username and API to Callbell: in the “Integrations” page on Callbell, paste the username and the API key in the section referring to Telegram;
  7. Click on “Connect with Telegram”.

At this point you can start receiving and sending messages on Telegram directly from our platform, and take advantage of all the advantages and features it offers.

Examples Of Useful Chatbots On Telegram?

  1. Botpress
  2. Feed Reader Bot
  3. Zoom Bot
  4. Eddy Travels Bot
  5. GetMedia Bot
  6. Skeddy Bot
  7. Spotify Downloader Bot
  8. Botfather
  9. Trello Bot

How To Start With A Self-Destructing Message?

  • To start with a self-destructing message in Telegram, choose the secret chat option.
  • An Iphone user can top on the stopwatch icon next to the message field area in the secret chat
  • An Android phone user can either tap on the three buttons or just tap on the little stopwatch icon which you see in the person’s profile on top left.Then set the time limit option . One best thing about the time limit option is the timer won’t kick in until the message is being viewed on the recipient’s screen. Also you don’t have to set the time limit again and again, it’s just the one time thing. Well, technically you can send just one timed message — by setting a self-destruct timer, sending your message, then disabling the timer in the Secret Chat. Just note that the timer does not affect messages sent or received before it was set, nor after it is disabled.
  • For sending photos, need not to worry as it will automatically hide initially, and the timer won’t start until the recipient taps on it to open it. 
  • For sending photos, first step is to download the photo and then tap to open it.Also make sure to send the video of the same time limit, as you set it initially, otherwise it will be divided into two parts according to the setted time limit

FAQs

  1. How old is Telegram?

Telegram for iOS was launched on August 14, 2013.

  1. Which devices can I use?

You can use Telegram on smartphones, tablets, and even computers. We have apps for iOS (11.0 and above), Android (6.0 and up), a native macOS app and a universal desktop app for Windows, macOS, and Linux. Telegram Web can also help to quickly do something on the go.

  1. Where is Telegram based?

The Telegram development team is based in Dubai.

  1. My bot or sticker set was banned unfairly, what do I do?

If you think we banned your bot, channel, or sticker set for no apparent reasons, drop us a line at abuse@telegram.org.

  1.  Who can contact me?

People can contact you on Telegram if they know your phone number or if you     message them first.

If they don’t know your phone number, they can find you in these cases:

  • When you both are members of the same group.
  • If you set a public username. Others can use Global Search and find you by your username.
  • If you opt-in to appear in the People Nearby section (this is turned off by default).

Conclusion:

      In conclusion, Telegram continues to be a leading messaging platform, offering robust features, strong security measures, and a user-friendly interface. Its commitment to privacy and innovation sets it apart in the crowded messaging app market. As the app evolves and new features are introduced, it remains a reliable and versatile communication tool for individuals and organizations alike.”
 

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