Telegram has pushed the latest update to Android and iOS users. Latest update of Telegram has version number 6.2.0. Telegram Update 6.2.0 brings some new features and some features received an improvement. New features have been mentioned in this post with brief explanation.
Telegram Update 6.2.0 Features
1. Upgraded Media Editor
Old media editor of Telegram has revamped and got some cool features. Now you can add animated stickers, Framed Texts to still images via Media Editor.
Even videos can be edited in Telegram itself. You can add animated stickers, still stickers, Framed Texts. You can also draw some objects in the video (drawing can be done by zooming in for precision). Videos can be improved by maintaining Enhance, Exposure, Contrast and RGB scale. Videos gets the option for improvement while uploading any video.
How to use/check the upgraded Media Editor ?
If you want to edit any pic then enter the chat of the person whom you want to send the edited pic and if you want to keep the edited pic with yourself then enter Saved Messages. Now, click on attachment symbol at bottom-left and find the image you want to edit. After finding the imaging click on it (other than top-left corner of pic). Here, you get the option to crop, draw and enhance pic. When you click on brush symbol, you will get the option to use free hand brush tool, add stickers (still and animated) and texts.
When you tap on sticker button, you’ll see various type of stickers and some over the face stickers. And when you click on Text symbol (T written in a box), you’ll find a T alphabet. Click on T and choose the type of text you want to add. Framed texts and Outlined texts look much stylish.
If you want to edit any video then enter the chat of the person whom you want to send it and if you want to keep the edited video with yourself then enter Saved Messages. Now, click on attachment symbol at bottom-left and find the video you want to edit. After finding the video click on it (other than top-left corner of video). Here, you get the option to maintain video quality, draw and enhance video. When you click on brush symbol, you will get the option to use free hand brush tool, add stickers (still and animated) and texts.
When you click on sticker button, you’ll see various type of stickers. And when you click on Text symbol (T written in a box), you’ll find a T alphabet. Click on T and choose the type of text you want to add.
If you click on ‘triple line with markers’ button, you’ll get the option to adjust the Enhance, Exposure and Contrast of video. If you’re a pro kind of editor then click on the button which is on the right of ‘triple line with markers’ button. Here, you can maintain the RGB as per your choice.
2. Animated Stickers on Media
Telegram update 6.2.0 allows the user to add animated stickers on images and videos. If you add animated stickers to still images then media gets transformed to GIF.
How to use Animated Stickers on Media ?
Open the chat in Telegram whom you want to send the pic/videos with animated stickers. Now, click on attachment symbol and tap on image/video. Here, you’ll have to click on brush symbol, three options will appear : Free Brush Tool, Sticker and Text. Select sticker and choose the animated sticker you want to add. After selecting the animated sticker, sticker will appear in image/video. Here, you can adjust the position and size of sticker. When you’ve completed the editing, click on DONE and then hit the Send button (Symbol of Telegram).
3. Upgraded GIF panel
Latest Telegram update 6.2.0 has brought an amazing change in GIF panel. Now, users will get Trending section and emoji-based tabs in GIF panel.
How to use the latest GIF Panel of Telegram ?
Open the telegram chat and click on emoji symbol. Among emoji, GIF and sticker, select GIF. Here you’ll a trending symbol on right of Recent Symbol, when you’ll click on Trending symbol, Trending GIFs will appear. On right of Trending symbol, there are emotion based emojis. When you click on those emojis, you’ll get GIFs related to the respective emoji. Choose the emoji you want to send and then click on it. Your GIF will be sent successfully.
4. Flexible Folders
If you are using the Folder feature then it’ll definitely help you. Now chats can be added into folders in first screen, where chats appear in a queue. Along with adding chats into folder, added chats can be removed from folder in first screen.
How to use Flexible Folders, released in Telegram Update 6.2.0 ?
Flexible Folders help you in adding and removing chats into/from folder. To add any chat into folder from first screen, you’ll have to keep holding the chat you want add into any folder. After holding the chat, click on triple dot at top-right corner and then click on Add to folder. Now choose the folder where you want it to get added.
To remove chat from folder, you’ll have to swipe to the folder where chat has been added. Now, find the chat and hold it for few seconds. Now click on triple dot at top-right cornerand then click on Remove from folder.
5. New Smooth Animations
Telegram has introduced some smooth animations. Now messages get sent sent, edited and deleted with some animations. Videos shorter than 30 seconds play in a loop and voice messages play with more wavy animation.
6. Cache Management
Latest Telegram update 6.2.0 allows the user to manage the cache with better options. You can delete particular(videos/documents/audio/images/other files) type of cache now.
For using this feature, click on Settings > Data and Storage > Storage Usage. Under Device Storage, Clear Telegram Cache will appear. Click on it and leave the files types ticked which you want to delete. After selecting the type of files, click on Clear Cache and you’re done.
7. User Interface of Two-Step Verification
While doing some settings in Two-Step Verification, monkey appears. While adding new password of Two-Step verification, Monkey close the ears and while re-entering the password, Monkey rotates the head with open eye. And while adding the hint, an animation of Bulb appears.
Well, there is a bug in the animation. While entering the new two-step verification password, Monkey close the eyes for first time only. And if you erase the complete password and start typing the password once again Monkey doesn’t close the eyes. Well, buggy animation doesn’t compromise with the privacy.