The newest model of the Telegram beta (7.9.0) has been obtainable since Thursday, July 29. With model 7.9.0, it brings with it new options reminiscent of display screen sharing, adjustable video playback velocity, and improved video messages, amongst others.
The newest Telegram beta locations loads of emphasis on the moment messaging app’s video capabilities. I put in it on an Android machine and wish to share probably the most notable additions and/or enhancements with you.
If you need to maintain up with the most recent adjustments and revisions made in every new beta model, you possibly can observe the Telegram Beta channel (@tgbeta). You may also obtain the most recent beta by way of the Telegram Apps channel (@tgfiles). These channels are usually not official, although, opposite to what I initially wrote.
Telegram Beta: Variable video playback velocity
With beta 7.9.0, Telegram’s video participant now permits you to change the velocity of video playback, rushing it up by 1.5x (Quick) or 2x (Very quick) or slowing it down by 0.5x (Sluggish) or 0.2x (Very gradual). Whereas it’s undoubtedly not the function of the century, it’s at all times good to have it at your disposal.
- In a Telegram chat or group, faucet on a video to show it in full display screen.
- Faucet the ⋮ menu and entry Settings.
- Choose Velocity and select your most well-liked velocity.
Telegram Beta: Image-in-picture mode for video messages
I’ve by no means used this function earlier than, however within the newest Telegram beta, you possibly can proceed to observe a video message whereas scrolling by means of messages in a chat thread courtesy of the picture-in-picture mode.
Within the present model of Telegram, the video message pauses as quickly because it’s not displayed on the display screen merely since you scrolled too far down or up. You may also zoom in on the bubble of the video message to enlarge it, however it does appears to me that this was already the case within the earlier beta.
Telegram Beta: Time to clear message historical past prolonged
In case you do not use auto-delete for your messages, Telegram nonetheless lets you frequently clear the message historical past contained in a chat. This course of is carried out periodically every single day or each week. Within the new beta, Telegram provides an choice to schedule the historical past deletion each month.
- In a chat or group, faucet the ⋮ menu to entry Settings.
- Faucet Clear Historical past.
- Below Auto-delete messages on this chat, select 1 month.
Telegram Beta: Display sharing throughout video calls
An especially very important function for just about any assembly, convention name, or proactive brainstorming session between younger and dynamic executives in a start-up, display screen sharing in a video name has lastly arrived on Telegram.
- Faucet the digital camera icon on the backside of the display screen to disable it.
- As soon as the digital camera is turned off, flip it again on by tapping it as soon as extra.
- A Share Video possibility will seem on the backside of the display screen.
- Below Share Video, select Telephone Display.
However the function solely appears to work with customers who’re operating on the identical 7.9.0 beta, so don’t count on this to be obtainable on all gadgets. I’ve tried the choice out with two of my colleagues, however sadly, we could not get it to work.
What do you concentrate on these new options that comes with the most recent Telegram beta? Have you ever put in it in your smartphone but?