How to Create a Telegram Account on Android

Telegram is one of the most popular online instant messaging services with over 500 million active users worldwide. It is a great alternative to other online messaging apps like WhatsApp, Google Messages, Signal, etc. In recent years, several people have started using this app because of its more fun and useful features. If you are also looking to create a Telegram account, read this article till the end to know how to create a Telegram…

Telegram is one of the most popular online instant messaging services with over 500 million active users worldwide. It is a great alternative to other online messaging apps like WhatsApp, Google Messages, Signal, etc. In recent years, several people have started using this app because of its more fun and useful features. If you are also looking to create a Telegram account, read this article till the end to know how to create a Telegram account in detail.

How to Create a Telegram Account on Android

Some of the best Telegram features that have attracted many users are listed below:

  • Telegram allows you to upload multiple profile photos at the same time.
  • You can create multiple new secret chats to keep the data of those chats away from Telegram servers.
  • You get easy and attractive customization options to change the look of your Telegram app to your liking.
  • It is very easy to share your location live on Telegram.
  • You can enable/disable any Telegram chat or group chat.
  • You can easily connect to proxy servers on Telegram.
  • Telegram provides the tools and chatbots that users can use on the app.
  • You can use auto night mode to set the app automatically to dark mode after sunset.

There are more cool features of Telegram that you will know after you start using it. So for that, read and follow the steps below to know how to create a telegram account step by step.

Note: You can only create the Telegram account on the Android or iOS mobile app. However, you can log in and use the created Telegram account on Telegram Web app and Telegram Desktop.

1. Open the Play Store app on your phone. Find the Telegram app and tap on it.

2. Tap Install.

3. Tap Open to open the Telegram app on your Android phone.

4. Tap Start Messaging.

5. Press CONTINUE for confirmation of call reception pop-up as shown.

6. ENABLE Telegram to make and manage phone calls.

7. Select the country and phone number in the respective fields and tap the Next arrow icon.

8. Press CONTINUE to confirm another popup about reading call log as shown below.

9. Enter your first and last name in the given fields and tap the next arrow icon.

10. You have successfully created the Telegram account.

11. Now tap on the Hamburger icon in the top left corner.

12. Tap on the Settings option.

13. Here from the top tap on Set Profile Picture and choose a picture for it from your gallery.

14. In the Account section, you can edit your phone number, username and bio.

This is how you can create a Telegram account on Android.

How to access account on desktop

Follow the steps mentioned below to access your Telegram account on Browser app and Telegram Desktop.

Option I: Use a web browser

Once you are done creating the Telegram account on your phone, you can access it on your desktop browser with full functionality. Follow the next steps to learn how to use Telegram on the browser.

1. Visit the Telegram web page on your desktop browser.

2. Click CONNECT BY PHONE NUMBER.

Note: You can also use the Pair desktop device option from the Telegram app on your phone to scan the QR code and connect to Telegram Web.

3. Select the Country and phone number and click Next.

4. You will receive a login code on your Telegram phone app. Enter this code in the field as shown below.

5. You will be immediately logged into your Telegram account on your browser.

Option II: Install the desktop app

Alternatively, you can also install the Telegram desktop app and access your newly created Telegram account if you use your computer more often than your smartphone. Carefully read and follow the steps below to do so.

1. Access the Telegram Desktop website on your browser.

2. Click Get Telegram for Windows x64. Choose the location to download and save the Telegram app .exe file.

3. Click on the downloaded file at the bottom as shown.

4. In the Select Setup Language pop-up window, select the desired language from the drop-down menu and click OK.

5. In the Select destination location window, click on the Browse… option to select the desired location to install the Telegram Desktop application setup. When done, click Next.

6. In the Select Start Menu Folder window, click the Browse… option to select the desired location for the Telegram program shortcuts folder. When done, click Next.

7. Click Next in the Select Additional Tasks window.

8. Click Install in the Ready to Install window.

9. Wait for a few moments to complete the installation process.

10. Click Finish to launch the Telegram Desktop application.

11. Now click on START MESSAGING in the Telegram Desktop application.

12. Follow the steps mentioned in Option I above to log into your Telegram account on this desktop app.

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We hope that you have understood the steps of creating a Telegram account and also learned how to access this account. If you have any questions about this article or any suggestions on anything else for us, contact us through the comments section below.

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