Telegram calls are available for millions of user all around the world through the messaging platform for desktop and mobile. As you certainly know these days, most messaging apps have the possibility to make audio and video calls, such as WhatsApp, Viber, Facebook Messenger and of course Telegram.
How does Telegram calls quality improve by using them?
According to Telegram all quality is focused in this app’s feature. The company is using artificial intelligence in order to increase quality over the time, the system uses held call information, such as network speed, ping times and packet loss to increase the quality of the calls over the time. So as you are on the held call the app is collecting information for later optimization.
How safe Telegram calls are?
Telegram calls are using the encryption technology that is used in application’s secret chats feature while in calls, it has developed a new key exchange feature. As you are in a call you will see four emoji on the top right center of call screen. The emojis must be exactly same on the people that are in the call session, if so you can be sure that the call is secure and safe.
How disabling peer to peer connection would secure call’s IP?
On non peer to peer connections all calls would go through Telegram servers to protect your IP address from being revealed, however it might decrease the call quality. To disable peer to peer connections on the app follow the steps bellow.
- Install the latest version of Telegram app.
- Tap the gear icon and enter settings.
- Choose voice calls.
- On the peer to peer section tick never.
How fast Telegram calls are?
According to the company’s help center as soon as you make calls using the app your calls will go over a peer to peer connection, using the best audio codecs to save traffic while providing crystal clear quality.
If a peer to peer connection can’t be established, Telegram will use the closest server to you to connect you with the person you’re calling in the fastest way possible.
How to manage who can call you on Telegram?
In case you have a mixture of contacts on your Telegram account, you are able to set who can call you. To do so follow the steps bellow.
- Update your Telegram.
Install the latest version of Telegram on your device.
Login to your Telegram account.
- Go to settings.
Tap the gear icon and enter the settings.
- Tap on “Privacy and Security”.
- Tap on “voice calls”.
Enter the voice calls settings.
- Choose a call privacy option
There choose “Anybody,” “Nobody,” or “My Contacts” to enable Telegram calls for them
If you choose “Anybody” then all the users whether they are your contacts or no can call you on Telegram.
If you choose ‘“My Contacts” then only the people you have added them to your Telegram contacts can call you on Telegram.
If you choose “Nobody” then obviously you will receive no call on Telegram messenger.
- Add exceptions.
Remember that you can add or remove specific users to your Telegram calls permissions list. Tap on the never allow option and add some users in order to not to allow them to call you on Telegram. The users that are added in this list would not be able to make Telegram calls with you.
How to start making Telegram calls?
It is easy and fast as all the other Telegram features are. As soon as you open the mobile or desktop Telegram app you can choose a contact to make voice calls. Simply tap on the selected contact’s profile photo and you will see the call icon. Tap on it to start Telegram call. On the appeared call screen check group of emojis for call safety. You can put the call on speaker or mute it similar to other phone calls.
How to view calls history on Telegram app?
In order to view your call history through the app simply tap on the gear icon and enter the settings. There tap on the recent calls. On the appeared screen you can go through you calls history and you can switch to view all or missed calls. There is an option to set a call icon in the app tap bar that can be enable by toggling the “show calls tab” switch. If you enable it a call icon would appear next to the chat icon on Telegram home screen and you can tap on it to view your history.
How to delete calls history on Telegram app?
In order to delete a call history on Telegram for any reasons follow the instruction bellow step by step.
- Install the latest version of app.
- Tap the call tab or go to recent calls through the setting.
- Tap edit on iOS and red minus would appear next to the call log and you can tap on it to delete.
Frequent Questions and Answers
They are the security keys generated randomly to make sure that your call is safe. The emojis must be the same on the both call maker and receiver’s screen.
Telegram iOS call integration shows Telegram calls on the call history of your iPhone to disable it go to Settings -> voice calls and at the bottom of screen toggle the iOS call integration switch.
The answer is No. you do not need to have the phone number of the person you want to call. In case the user has enable it for everyone to be able to call him you can do it.
Telegram and WhatsApp both use end-to-end encryption for calls so they both are secure and safe.
Telegram calls are free. Telegram only uses connection and Internet data to make calls.
When you call a person and they do not answer a message would be sent to their Telegram by your account with the time you made the call. You can tap and hold on the message and delete it for your friends, it seems that it would do so but it does not actually. The call notification message would still stay in the friend’s inbox.
Yes. In case you block some user on Telegram they would not be able to call you as same as send you messages.
In case you are trying to call a user on Telegram and it keeps writing connecting with no answer and no key emoji appears it means that the user you are calling does not have access to Internet connection or their Telegram app is out of reached for any reason. If the person you are calling be connected to the Internet the connecting status on the call screen would turn into ringing status.
If you cannot make calls on Telegram and you do not know why is that try some basics as listed bellow.
Make sure you have installed the latest version of Telegram messenger app on your device.
Log out of your account and login back.
Not working yet? Uninstall and re install the app again.
Finally you can call Telegram support since they provide a good support service. Explain your issue with details and ask how to fix it.
Yes you can. You do not have to access a mobile phone to make calls on the platform. The ability to make voice calls is available for desktop users all around the world.
By this time Telegram company has not stared any activity base on working to enable video calls, however alternatively you can use Telegram video messages.
Despite other messaging platforms it is not possible to make group calls on Telegram by now. It is not any confirmed news that when it would be possible to do so.
You might need to record Telegram calls for any reason, however unfortunately Telegram has not add the feature to record call.
There are some methods and third party apps that you can use to spy on Telegram. As an example with Underspy you are able to track and record all incoming and outgoing calls. Underspy is a monitoring application which can be used to spy on Telegram messages and calls.