The best way nowadays to connect to the world is social media. That’s why each and every one of you wants to be a part of this social world. The one who is responsible for this social evolution is Facebook. But now socialization had reached beyond the limits with instant messaging applications by which you can enlarge your social connections. Some popular IM apps are WhatsApp, Skype and Viber. But if you want to switch to a new application rather than these popular ones then we suggest you to go for Telegram. Previously designed for iOS but afterwards Telegram was extended for Android Users too.
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Talking about the features then almost all instant messaging applications have a same plethora of working. But on direct comparison with WhatsApp or Viber, Telegram only lacks in popularity otherwise you will find it much more helpful in every aspect. For example WhatsApp limits you to chat with only 50 peoples in a group while in Telegram you can chat with almost 200. Also if you are concerned with security then you can use secret chat feature of this application which is free from a third party support. But you will find same interface for both these applications and thus it would prove a best alternative of WhatsApp.
Telegram: At A Glance
Android user can find this application on Google Play Store. On the startup you will find a registration wing in which you have to register your mobile number. And let us remind you that this is a free app, which means no subscription charge. You will now get a code as a matter of security purpose to register your number. After completion of the registration process you will see contact list having contacts registered with Telegram. There is no doubt in this fact that looking for the first time application resembles same as WhatsApp.
Just like WhatsApp you will find Smiley, background as well as interface like online, last seen features and you can also hide last seen. You can also share images, audio and videos but the best part is Telegram allows you to send files up to 1 GB. Unlimited Cloud storage of all your data keep it safe and secure and you can access it from any device. Also a ‘Self-destruct’ program put you above all possibilities of being recorded your conversion on any server.
Telegram for PC
Generally Telegram is an application developed for smartphones users but you can download and install it on your PC. It is possible with the help of Android emulator. One such popular android emulator is Bluestack. Just follow these simple steps to use Telegram on your PC.
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- First you have to download and install Bluestacks on your PC. Once finished downloading, open it. No need to go anywhere else as you can download it from here!
- Now search for Telegram app in Bluestacks search bar and then click on ‘Search Play for Telegram’. It will direct you to Google Play Store. After it appears, tap on the install option nearby it. Wait back till the application is downloaded and installed on your PC.
(Note: If you find the above method hard, then just backup your Telegram on your smartphone, share its Apk file with your PC and finally open it with the help of Bluestacks.)
- After the setup is completed, you can open Telegram by clicking on its icon.
- The thing which is worth mentioning here is you have to register your mobile number first then only you can start chatting with it.