Telegram groups are the easiest way to interact, have fun and share files in a group. A telegram super group allows users have up to 5000 group members. This is higher than the 256 total members of Whats App groups.
A telegram Group is unique with its own features. Below are some of the things user benefits from Telegram Groups;
Features of Telegram Groups
Telegram allocates links to groups. But that’s not all; users can also customize the links to taste.
Users can delete or edit messages after posting it. A deleted message cannot be seen by anyone in the group.
Replies, Mentions, and Hashtags
A user can reply messages, mention members and add hashtags to posts. The hashtags help to categorize the group post.
Pin messages to group top
Telegram groups allow administrators pin a message to the top of the group. When members enter the group, they see the pinned message at the top. This could be used to make sure group members see announcements etc.
Groups work with bots
Bots are like robots that perform a specific task. Telegram bots function with Telegram groups. Some bots can prevent members from posting links, there are also bots that can welcome new members to a group and send goodbye messages to members who leave the group.
A telegram group supports up to 5000 members. This is a very powerful communication tool.
Groups are known to send thousands of notifications to members. The smart notification feature on telegram groups allows users to customize how notifications come in. users can mute notifications and receive notification only when mentioned in the group.
How to Create a Telegram Group
Download the Telegram app if it’s not already on your device and register. Click on the three stripes at the top-left corner. Scroll down and select New Group. Give the group and name and add members to the Telegram group.
How to add a Bot to Telegram Groups
As mentioned earlier, telegram groups let users add bots that can perform specific functions.
Search or locate the telegram bot you want to add to the group. Click on the bot to see a screen like the one below.
Click on “Add to Group” and select the group you want to add the bot.
How to set Group Administrators
Telegram also allows group administrators set other members as administrators. Below is how to set admins on Telegram groups.
For Telegram Android: open the group and go to the group info by tapping the group name in the header. Click on the three dots at the top-right corner > Set Admins> Disable ‘All Members Are Admins’ and appoint group administrators from the list of members.
For Telegram iOS: Open the group and go to the group info by tapping the group photo at the top-right corner on the group chat screen. Click on Edit> Add Admins> Disable all Members are Admins and appoint Admins from the list of group members.
For Telegram Windows: Open the group and go to the group info by tapping the group name at the header. Click on the three dots at the bottom-right corner > Set Admins> Disable ‘All Members are Admins’ and appoint admins from the list of group members.
Note: If you enable ‘All Members are Admins’ on a telegram group; Any member can change the name of the group and also change the group icon.
How to delete Telegram group
Only the group administrator has the permission to delete a Telegram group. Open the group you want to delete from the telegram app, click on the name of the group at the top. Scroll down to actions and click on “Delete group”. You will get a notification to confirm if you really want to delete the group.
Note that; all messages and group members would be lost after deleting. Action cannot be reversed.