Telegram is releasing a new update (Telegram Update 8.2) which features several new features to make it easier to use the app. These include a new date bar and calendar view for shared media pages on the iOS app. The latest update on the instant messaging platform will give the admin more control over who can join the group and watch chats with the new admin approval settings. In addition, Telegram updates include a global chat theme and new interactive emojis. Telegram for iOS will now show transit time for share location as well.
New features to come up in Telegram
The new update was announced through a blog post for Telegram iOS Users on Wednesday, November 3, including details of how to use them. As mentioned, the update has added a date bar to the edge of the share media page that shows all photos, videos, files, and music that have been shared in a particular chat – personal or group. Users can pull up and down to scroll quickly through share media with it. In addition, users can also take a pinch to Zoom in and out for a better browsing experience.
App gets new calendar view
The share media page gets a new calendar view that lets Telegram users find the media from a specific date. You can also filter share media to photos or videos or both. It can be accessed by tapping on the chat header and then scrolling down and clicking on the menu icon.
Admin to get new preview option
The latest update has a preview option for admin. When a user opens an invitation link with admin approval, they will see a button to send a join request, which admins can manage from a new bar at the top of the chat. In addition, telegram group admins can view an applicant’s public profile image and bio before accepting or rejecting his request. In addition, admins can name their invite links for better organizations.
In the last update, Telegram had announced eight new chat themes that iOS devices are now getting. Each new theme includes day and night mode, animated background, and message bubble. It will soon be available to Android users. The location shared on iOS will display transit time with new updates. By tapping a share location on the chat, users can see travel time to reach there on foot, by car, or public transport.
Users to get new interactive emojis
Telegram’s new update enables automatic conversation of text typed in the message bar to a caption when a user attaches the media. Cloud draft allows users to type messages on the computer, then attach photos from the phone and send it together. With the new update, users will also get new interactive emojis (Emoji) along with full-screen effects.
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