Telegram Messenger, Windows Phone messaging, social apps on Windows

Are you using Telegram Messenger on the Windows smartphone platform? A new update has arrived for you today that adds a number of interesting new features on top of the faster photo viewer added toward the end of last month.

The new update, which carries the version number, features fully rewritten secret chats with hold-to-view photos on short timers. The update also lets you set custom notification sounds.

Telegram Messenger, Windows messaging apps, Telegram beta

In addition to these changes, a number of speed improvements, app optimizations, and bug fixes have taken place. Check out the full list of these changes via the changelog below.

  • Fully rewritten secret chats, with hold-to-view photos on short timers
  • Custom sounds for push-notifications
  • Maximized app opening speed
  • Optimized animations when viewing photos, added fullscreen mode
  • Optimized font size for Full HD screens
  • Fixed GIF playback bugs
  • Fixed issue with selecting and deleting multiple messages in secret chats

Ready to try the new update for yourself? You can find it via the Windows Phone Store. What do you think of the new update? Post your thoughts in the comments!

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By Josh Robert Nay

Josh Robert Nay is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TruTower. He has worked in the telecommunications industry since 2003 and specializes in GSM based technology. He also uses (too many) VoIP apps and is a long-time user of BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Phone. He adores anything having to do with space exploration and writing. In addition to the links below, he can be found on LinkedIn and can also be found on his website at