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Telegram v5.11 lets you schedule messages, prevent others from finding you by phone number

Vacation responders, snoozing, even rudimentary forms of read receipts? Oh, how far email clients have come to meet up with our instant message services. But if there's anything our chat apps can learn from its progenitor, it's scheduled replies — and Telegram has picked up that trick as well as a few others in its latest update.

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Telegram 5.10 adds silent messages, slow mode, and more

Messaging app Telegram is rolling out another update, and this one cuts down on the noise. It includes several features that encourage quieter and less frequent messaging. Plus, animated emoji. Who doesn't like that?

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Google Assistant can now read and reply to messages from WhatsApp, Google Voice, others

Google Assistant has always been able to read SMS texts sent to you over the native Messages app or Hangouts. But billions of users around the world rely on other messaging services for their daily communication, and those apps, as far as we know, were off-limits for Assistant's reading ability (some let you send but not read). That's no longer the case now.

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Telegram 5.9 introduces new sticker format for quicker loading times [APK Download]

Stickers are a lot of fun to use, but animated stickers can also use a lot of cellular data especially if you use them all the time. The developers of the popular Telegram messaging app have realized this, and version 5.9 introduces a new format for animated stickers specifically designed to use consume less data (and battery life).

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Telegram 5.8 brings the option to add nearby contacts, start local groups, and more [APK Download]

Here on this quiet Sunday, Telegram decided to push out a new update, bringing the app to version 5.8. While the last couple of releases have focused on privacy, this one is centered around communicating with people nearby and adding contacts without having their phone numbers.

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Telegram 5.7 further enhances privacy, improves group and channel features, and more

To get June started off right, Telegram just released v5.7 for Android. The main focus continues to be on privacy and improving those elements, but there's more, too. This update also comes with probably my favorite cartoon yet.

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Telegram v.5.6 brings archived chats, some new design elements, and more [APK Download]

Telegram pushed a pretty substantial update today, bumping the Android app to v5.6. With it comes several new features, like archived chats, a new design, and other quality-of-life improvements.

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Telegram X April update brings overhauled notifications, polls, and a whole lot more

Telegram X went through a period of radio silence, but it's recently returned with a vengeance. As we near the end of April, the app just received a big update to the stable branch – previously available (mostly) in the beta versions – a fairly typical thing when X is in healthy development. The list of additions and changes is, as expected, massive, so I'll do my best to point out the important things.

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Telegram 5.5 adds unlimited message unsend for private chats, anonymous forwarding, and more

Telegram has seen some major growth since the most recent privacy kerfuffles over on Facebook, mostly because of the service's staunch support for user privacy. In line with this, v5.5 (and v1.6.2 for desktop) adds some new features aimed at giving people more control over how they use Telegram. This amounts to an unlimited unsend feature for private chats and anonymous forwarding, as well as some other quality of life things.

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Telegram v5.4 adds autoplay for videos, alternative logout options, and more [APK Download]

Telegram received a new update today that bumps the app to v5.4. This brings some new quality-of-life features, including autoplay for videos, control over automatic downloads, and alternative logout options. As always, you'll find the official changelog below.

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