Telegram 8.0.1 update introduces some very nice interesting features which are handy and will improve user-friendliness and a much more aesthetic look to the interface including few unique features that even WhatsApp offer. Telegram 8.0.1 Update brings individual Chat Themes, Record Live Streams, interactive emoji and More that must be interesting to check out as soon as it starts rolling out for all.
Telegram has introduced several new features as part of its new update, including chat themes and a live stream, and video chat recording, etc. The new update is now available to download for both Android and iOS users. Let’s see the new features that Telegram has added to its platform.
Telegram 8.0.1 Update brings Features like:
Chat Themes for Individual Chats
The latest update introduces eight chat themes. Each theme comes with a day and night version and will follow the night mode settings of the app settings.
The eight new chat themes launched by Telegram can be applied to specific private chats to customize their appearance. Each of the new themes features gradient message bubbles, animated backgrounds, and unique background patterns that help the users to organize their chats.
That means now you can set different themes for different chats on Telegram. The chat themes can be set either by you or your contact. However, both users need to run on the latest version of Telegram.
To set a theme, click on the chat header and select the Options icon. From there, click ‘Change Colors’ and select a theme.
Telegram has added a new set of animated emojis with fullscreen effects with this new update for users to choose the option of being more expressive in the Telegram chats. The animations and vibrations will play at the same time on the smartphones if the chat window of the user and chat partner is open.
If you and your contact are online at the same time, the animations play simultaneously on both devices. The current list of interactive emojis includes six options, including the celebrations emoji, balloon emoji, heart emoji, and poop emoji.
Record Live Streams and Video Chats
Telegram has also added the ability for admins to record live streams and video chats. Using this feature, users added to the channels will be able to see the recorded video chats or live streams even if they have attended the live session or missed the session.
The admin can start recording from the broadcast menu. There are options to record Only Audio or Video and Audio. To record a video, the user must select a Portrait or Landscape option. Once the recording or broadcasting is done, the file will be instantly uploaded to Saved Messages.
Read Receipts for Group Chats
Telegram has also added read receipts for group chats. Using this feature, users can now check if the other parties in the group have received or read your message yet. Group messages will be marked with double-check icon to signify the read receipt status.
In small groups, the user can now see which group members have read the message by selecting it. Telegram confirms that to ensure privacy read receipts in groups will be stored for 7 days after the message was sent.
So, these are all the features that Telegram has introduced with its new version of the 8.0.1 update. So, if you want to use these features on your device, update the Telegram App from Google Play Store or App Store right now to Try.
–Edited by- Amogh Gupta
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