Telegram update brings live streaming features, download manager, attachments menu and more

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Telegram receives an update that includes several new features. These include a download manager to control downloads, a new attachments menu to share documents and rearrange media albums before sending, and new streaming tools to turn a Telegram channel into a TV station. In addition, the Android app gets semi-transparent headers. Also, there is a new way to share links to your phone number to open chats. The latest update also includes a redesigned login flow for macOS and Android, as well as new pages.

Telegram announced the arrival of the update via a blog post detailing how to use the new features. As mentioned, the update added a new download manager. When a user downloads a file on Telegram, a new one is created download The icon will appear in the search bar. This allows users to pause or resume all downloads or individual items, and customize a download’s priority. There’s also a new attachment menu that lets you preview, remove, and rearrange a media album before sending it.

To make the search easier, the files Tab also shows recently sent files. Transparent headers that work in night mode are now reaching Android devices with the latest update. Another change is the login flow on both Android and macOS with new animations.

Likewise, Telegram users can now share their phone number as a link via their username to instantly open the chat depending on their privacy settings. With this update, you can chat with someone on Telegram without sharing your phone number with them. With the new links, anyone without a Telegram account can preview profiles, posts or entire public channels in their browser.

In the latest update, the app brings a new feature to support Telegram live streams. With this, users can now broadcast from streaming tools like OBS Studio and XSplit Broadcaster to turn the Telegram channel into a TV broadcaster.


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