Instant messaging applications have become a necessity in recent years to keep in touch with people who are far from us. And this is so why, thanks to them it is possible to speak in real time for free messages, calls or video calls with all our friends.
One such instant messaging application is Telegram, with which we can send texts, stickers, audio and video to a contact we want quickly and very easily. This application is similar to WhatsApp Messenger, but they have their differences; Telegram is also regarded as competition from WhatsApp.
Telegram, was released in the app stores in 2013 And since then, it has proven to be a complete application with very few flaws on its platform. In recent years, downloads of this application from the app store have allowed its number of users to increase to around 500 million.
Being a complete application, in the development of this article we will talk about its functions and how can we solve the connection problems when downloading videos or photos.
What can we do with Telegram?
In addition to what we have already said that we can do with Telegram, how to send messages quickly, the number of functions in Telegram are many, thanks to its bots. For example, you have yours Alert Bot, which allows you to create reminders, that is, as an alarm that alerts you when you have something planned in the bot.
To complete the function of send stickers to your friends, Telegram, through a bot it gives you the possibility to find new sticker packs. Doing so is simple, you just have to enter the word in the search engine «StickersBot» and once it appears, to see all the sticker packs send an emoji you want.
Create or join channels
With the channels on TelegramWe can create a private or public chat where anyone can enter, share information or offer our services. For example, it’s common to find new series and movie channels, where creators upload the latest series and movies for easy downloading.
If we want to create a channel on Telegram, the process is simple; You just have to log into the application and enter the menu at the top left of the screen. Once there, select «New channel», then you will have to select if it is public or private and also enter a name and description and then you can add new people.
It works within a chat
Within a private chat on Telegram with a friend or even another person you have options besides sending audio, texts and stickers. Plus, you have the option to edit a message you’ve already sent, and even delete it, for yourself and for the other person as well without them noticing.
Likewise, you can save the content, regardless of whether they are very large files, because thanks to its cloud, messages are stored there without taking up space on your mobile. On the other hand, you can search in a chat, by entering a keyword in the magnifying glass, and you can find it regardless of the age of the message.
On the other hand, you can send animated files, such as GIFs, videos and photos up to 1.5 GB in weight without any problem. This means that your contacts can also send those files to you; however, there are those who comment that photos and videos are not downloaded in a chat.
Why are videos and photos not downloaded on Telegram and how to fix it?
This is a fairly common problem and, in general, the main cause is that the person’s cell phone you are not connected to a stable WiFi network. It can also happen that if the person does not have WiFi, the cell phone data signal is not very good and the photos and videos are uploaded for download.
The solution in this case is to check that your internet connection is good and you can download the files. If that’s okay, the problem could be with the app; You can try to clear the data and cache of it, from the settings of your mobile.
If the problem persists, it could be due to Telegram update, it is recommended that you uninstall and re-download it from the application store.