What is Telegram?
Telegram is one of the most popular messaging app which has more than 500 million Android downloads. Telegram is very fast, simple and secure to use. You can chat, send multiple photos, audio etc similar to WhatsApp. You can create group/channel where you can add upto 200,000 members into single group. There are few features which makes Telegram to stand out from other similar apps. We will look guide to Telegram for desktop as below.
How to install and use Telegram for your desktop or laptop?
In this article today, we are going to read how to use Telegram for PC and laptop. Open any browser (Google Chrome, Firefox) etc on your PC and search for Telegram for desktop and install the same on your computer. Open the installed application and simply login with our mobile number.
Check your entered mobile number correctly then click Ok. It will generate one time password (OTP) and send it on your mobile Telegram app or else the code will arrive at your mobile number through SMS.
Enter the code and the Telegram desktop version is ready to use. It has very simple method to login. Once successfully logged in our Telegram web, set new username and start messaging.
Basic Features of Telegram for desktop
- Search a person by username which is easy, safe and secure no need to enter and save mobile number and search for a person.
- You can share your link to add or chat with different contacts.
- Add multiple accounts in same software and no need to use dual apps or software.
- Secret Chat: uses end-to-end encryption which makes messaging secure.
How to delete the Telegram for desktop account
If you would like to delete your Telegram account there are two ways to do it. Firstly, let’s begin with how to delete an account manually, be aware all data will also be deleted once you delete the account. Secondly, If you need all the data from the Telegram as backup and then delete the account.
Let’s start with the First method.
a) Log in to an account to delete the Telegram and then tap the menu at the top left of the account and select settings.
b) Scroll down and tap on the Telegram FAQ.
c) we will scroll down again on this page here we choose account section now tap on the deactivation page link here on this page the Telegram will ask you to enter your phone number.
d) Enter your phone number correctly in an international format. Click on next you will be sent a confirmation code.
e) The code will be received to your Telegram not on your phone number.
f) Enter the code from your Telegram account then tap the Sign In button.
f) Scroll down this page and tap delete my account then the pop-up will ask you are you sure and tap yes delete my account and your Telegram account will be deleted.
Let’s start with Second Method.
Let me also show you how to delete a Telegram account on a computer and save the data beforehand to do this.
a) Log in to your account from your computer and go to the menu in the top left corner and click on it.
b) Click on settings then tap on advanced button.
c) Click export Telegram data you will be asking which data to export select the options you want and click export.
d) As you can see all the data has been transferred to the computer.
If you want to see them click the show my data button and open the download folder on your computer all files downloaded from Telegram will be placed it in the Telegram Desktop folder.
e) Now, let’s do a Telegram account on the PC deleting account on the computer (Follow– Let’s start with the First method ) as above.
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