The official Telegram Messenger app has updated on Windows phones running Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.1, and Windows 10 Mobile.
This app update brings Telegram Messenger to Version 3.1 and introduces some changes to bring it more in line with U.K. and E.U. laws and also changes quite a few settings. Here’s the official release notes.
- Updated the registration process. If you live in the UK or EU, you must be 16 years or older to use Telegram.
- You can now stop updating your contacts and delete your synced contacts in Privacy & Security settings.
- If you enabled link previews in Secret Chats, you can now disable them in Privacy & Security settings.
- Mark chats as Read or Unread from the long tap menu.
- Improved UX when browsing Global Search results.
- Improved censorship circumvention.
Telegram Messenger is a popular messaging platform that has official apps on almost every device imaginable. Its main appeal is its focus on privacy and censorship resistance but it’s also become a fully-featured communication tool in its own right and there are even plans for Telegram to launch its own cryptocurrency in the very near future.
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