13 January 2021
Telegram on Beta for iOS is receiving some interesting features via a new update. These new features have been reported by a Russia Telegram user Antonio Marreti. According to his findings, many interesting features and improvements are coming to Telegram on iOS. Currently, these new features are available for beta users only and are likely to come for everyone via a stable version.
One of the most interesting features is the ability to pin more than one message in any chat (even in private chats) and switch between these pinned messages. You can also open a separate page with all pinned messages. The user notifies that currently this feature looks to be a server-side feature, and may take some time to come for everyone.
Also, just in time for Halloween, Telegram has added sound effects for some themed animated emoji – Pumpkin and a Coffin. Currently, these two emojis only animate but after the beta update, they play creepy sound as well.
Furthermore, the beta version of Telegram for iOS lets you try your luck at the jackpot as well. Users on the Telegram beta channel for iOS just have to send emoji to the chat or channel and try their luck.
Note that the facility to pin multiple messages of a chat and interactive jackpot emoji came to the beta channel of Telegram on macOS almost a week back and now only it is coming for the iOS users.
There is one more feature that is common to Telegram Beta for both Android and iOS platforms. Telegram may soon allow you to send files by album. This is very common on the desktop client already. The new function works for music too, thus users can create their own playlists. Also, in the beta versions of Telegram for Android and iOS, the links and usernames present in the bio section have now become clickable.
There is one more interesting feature that is currently exclusive to the iOS platform. Telegram has improved the “Live Location” feature. Now the user will be able to turn on the notification when the interlocutor is in the selected radius. It can prove to be a super helpful feature in some scenarios.
If you are not part of the Telegram beta on either of the platforms then you can become one and enjoy new features before the company rolls out to everyone.
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