Telegram has announced the launch of its premium subscription service, which adds new functionality to the messaging app. Users that upgrade to the premium tier gain access to 4GB file uploads, faster downloads, and the ability to convert voice messages to text. The app’s 700 million monthly active users are gradually receiving this functionality.
Here’s what you will get with the Telegram Premium Membership:
- Larger Files
Users can upload large files and media up to 2GB in size and get free limitless storage in the Telegram Cloud. Telegram Premium subscribers will soon be able to send files up to 4GB in size. On the other hand, regardless of whether or not they have Telegram Premium, all Telegram users can download these extra-large files.
- Faster Downloads
Premium users have access to the best possible download speeds for media and files. Everything in your unlimited cloud storage is accessible as fast as your network can handle it.
- Double Limits
Premium users have access to greater limits on practically all aspects of the app. You can follow up to 1000 channels, create up to 20 chat folders with up to 200 chats each, add a fourth account to any Telegram app, bookmark up to 10 chats in the main list, and save up to 10 favorite stickers with Premium.
You can also write a longer bio with a link attached. Premium also allows you to add additional characters to your media captions. With up to 400 favorite GIFs, finding the right way to answer each message will be a breeze. Finally, Premium members can reserve up to 20 public t.me links, allowing you to stand out with a short and succinct link in every group or channel you create.
Voice messages can be converted to text for those times you don’t want to listen, but want to see what it says. You can rate transcriptions to help improve them.
- New Stickers & Reactions
Hundreds of stickers now feature full-screen animations that Premium users may send in any chat to add extra emotion and expressive effects that are visible to everyone. Telegram artists will update this premium sticker collection on a monthly basis. Premium customers get access to over 10 additional emojis, as well as more methods to respond to messages.
- New Chat Management
Telegram Premium adds new features to help you organize your conversation list, such as the ability to change your default chat folder so that the app always opens to a certain folder, such as Unread instead of All Chats. Subscribers can also use a feature in Privacy and Security to archive and silence new talks automatically, which will assist organize even the busiest chat lists.
Other notable features under the Premium tier include the ability to have Animated Profile pictures, premium badges, no ads, premium app icons, a new streamlined way to get verified, and more.