Update : Telegram Gets Real Time Chat Translation and Annual Premium Subscription and More
Telegram roll out its first major update of 2023 on 3rd February 2023 and adds a few important features. The last major update that the app receive was in December in 2022. Some of the latest updates are available for Telegram Premium users only, among which is also the option of translating an entire chat in real time.
The translate button is locate at the top of any foreign-language thread, including personal chats, groups and channels.
Users can choose which languages to translate to or hide the bar from the options menu.
Among updates that are available for all users is the option to see a detail breakdown of the network usage by the Telegram app.
A post on the social media platform’s official website said :
You can also control the autosave feature of any incoming media with the latest Telegram update.
As per Post :
This feature is support by another one dub the “Granular Media Permissions”, which allows admins to “choose whether group members are allowed to send 9 distinct media types, like photos, voice or video messages. They can also disable text messages to create media-only groups.”
It also enables “voice notes only or quiz-only communication” without regular admin interference.
Now Telegram users who have log out can quickly re-enter their Apple or Google IDs without accessing an SMS code, but they will still be require to enter their 2-Step Verification password if they have one set.
This update also allows bot developers on Telegram to “add special buttons which help users select groups, channels or people that meet predefined criteria. For example, this can be use to quickly add the bot to a group where the user is an admin and topics are enable.”
Telegram also introduce many updates with regard to emojis.
The site has introduce many hundreds of custom emojis and interactive emojis, the latter will “unleash a full-screen effect” when tapped, as per the post.
All “stickers and emoji are now sorted by categories” and users can “hold any emoji to zoom in and get a better look before sending.”
Telegram also allows “any sticker or animate emoji” to turn “into a profile picture.”
Another premium feature update mention in the post is the offer of a 40% discount on the “Telegram Premium subscription by pre-paying for a year.”