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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 move and 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.
Bots can be added directly to chats from their profile, letting you instantly configure their rights.
Bots can be added to groups as members or admins, but can only be added to channels as admins.
With these, bots can replace any website – like online stores, games and services.
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.
Notification Sounds. Tap short audio files or voice messages and select 'Save for Notifications' to create custom alert tones that sync across your devices – like the 20+ sounds available here.
You can set unique tones for individual chats, or entire groups of chats. Add andmanage tones via Settings > Notifications and Sounds or in specific chats.
On Android, tap ⋮ > Mute > Customize in a chat header.
On iOS, tap Mute > Customize from a chat’s info page.
Phone Number Links. Post or share a
t.me link anywhere to let others quickly contact you, based on your phone number.
These links follow your Phone Number Privacy settings – if a user isn’t allowed to find you by your number, the link will not work for them.
To create a more anonymous
t.me link for yourself, add a custom username in Settings.
Browse Your Gallery. Quickly access specific folders in your gallery like videos, screenshots and favorites.
On Android, pull the attachment panel to the top of your screen and tap Gallery to select a folder from the menu.
On iOS, tap the 🔍 at the top of the panel to see all your albums.