How to change your number in Telegram without losing your chat history or your contacts

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Currently, there are a large number of possibilities to have on your mobile and be able to talk with the contacts you have on your device and instantly. Some of them are WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger or Telegram, which allow you to communicate quickly, the only thing you need for this is coverage and the Internet.

Each user prefers a type of messaging application, but the one that has undoubtedly succeeded the most is WhatsApp. Although it is the most used, it does not mean that it is the most complete or the one with the best functionality, and the best alternative for it is Telegram. It is an application that little by little has grown older to achieve the trust of millions of people and taking into account its benefits and characteristics, more and more users are using it in a favorite way. For Telegram to work it requires having a phone number like the rest of them. For this reason, just as we have explained to you what to do if the phone gets attacked on the logo, we are going to tell you how change number in Telegram without losing your chat or contact history

How to change number on Telegram

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If you ever have the situation of wanting to change the number, do not worry as you will not lose your account or the chats. And today we are going to explain how to migrate your Telegram account to the new number you have without losing your chats, conversation history or even groups.

  • First you must go to the Settings section of the application.
  • Now click on the phone number option that appears in the "information" section.
  • Here inside Telegram will notify you of how the process will be and click on the "Change number" button. Then you will see the following message: All your Telegram contacts will have your new number added to their contact books, as long as they have had your old number and you have not blocked it in Telegram.
  • The only thing left to do is enter the new phone number in order to receive the confirmation code. When the application receives it, it will begin downloading your chats and history that you had on the other number.

So tYou will have the new phone number linked to your old Telegram account and you will not have to lose anything. It is a very easy trick to do and nothing complicated but it is possible that many users do not know it or do not know what steps they should follow to do it.

Other perfect tricks for Telegram

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 Use saved messages

In Telegram there are no space limitations, there is a limit on individual files (up to 2 GB). This means that you can create your own cloud where you can store all your important files in "Saved messages", which is the conversation you have with yourself. There you can store everything as long as you do not delete that chat and have your account started in Telegram.

 Create again the «Saved messages» if you deleted them

If by mistake you have deleted your private chat that you had in "Saved messages" you have a way to recover all the conversation that you had saved there so that you can continue storing content.

Click on the magnifying glass icon, which you will see at the top of the Telegram main menu.
Here you type "saved messages."
Click on the first result, write what you want to be able to see the private conversation again and save your messages again.

Pin messages to have them one click away

In a chat full of messages saved to store files, it is normal that you can take a long time looking for something specific. Therefore you can set messages that are important and so you can find what is faster by clicking on the upper part of the chat. Keep in mind that you can also pin messages in private conversations and in groups (in secret chats it is not possible).

In your saved messages find the important message to pin.
Click on the three points that you will see on the right side of the message and click on the "Set" option. Now you will find the message at the top of your chat.

Draft messages to send whenever you want

If you have ever wanted to keep a message, but not delete it, you have the option of drafts in Telegram that are multiplatform. This means that if we write it on the mobile it will be saved on the computer or on another mobile with the same account and without having to send it.

 Receive news first

In Google Play you can find the Telegram application, but the APK is also available so you can install it on your Android. This way you can do it faster since developers usually update it earlier from the official page of the application than from the Android store.

Try what's new in development with the beta

And if the APK is not enough for you, you also have the option to test all the changes that are made in the development if you download the Telegram beta, for this you have to pay attention to the App Center because that is where it hangs. Although you must bear in mind that it is not updated automatically, but you must check if there is a new version available and you will have to select the update if there is one.

Use two Telegram accounts (or more) on the same mobile

Generally, today's instant messaging applications only allow you to have one account for each phone number, as is the case with WhatsApp. However, Telegram allows you to have up to three accounts at the same time as long as they are linked to a single phone number. This means that you can have up to three different Telegram sessions to have open on your Android. To do this, you must follow the following steps:

Open Telegram on your device and select on the top three lines of the menu to display the side menu or you can also scroll the screen from left to right.
Now click on the arrow that you will see under your avatar and nick, above.
Now click on "Add account" and then follow the usual steps to start the session.

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