Using Telegram Messenger on Windows smartphones? You should be getting an update this morning that adds a number of notable new features and improvements, if you haven’t downloaded it already.
The latest update, version 126.96.36.199, adds the ability to change your phone number, includes a new background interface, and new Windows Phone 8.1 animations, among others.
Here’s the full list of what’s new in the new Windows Phone update of the popular messaging app:
- Change your phone number
- New background selection interface
- New Windows Phone 8.1 animations
- Updated tiles
- New self-destruct timer settings
- Screenshot notification in secret chats
- Fixed bug with sending photos from the Photos hub
- Fixed duplicate and disappearing messages
- Increased stability when sending messages
Telegram, which currently has over 50 million active users, also recently received link enhancements and contact integration on the Windows Phone platform, signaling a pretty steady stream of support for Microsoft’s mobile OS.
The new Telegram can be downloaded via the Windows Store.