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Telegram beta: New options in model 7.9.0


The newest model of the Telegram beta (7.9.0) has been out there since Thursday, July 29. With model 7.9.0, it brings with it new options equivalent to 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 gadget and wish to share probably the most notable additions and/or enhancements with you.

If you need to maintain up with the newest modifications and revisions made in every new beta model, you’ll be able to observe the Telegram Beta channel (@tgbeta). You can even obtain the newest beta through the Telegram Apps channel (@tgfiles). These channels usually are 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 enables 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 positively not the function of the century, it’s all the time good to have it at your disposal.

  1. In a Telegram chat or group, faucet on a video to show it in full display screen.
  2. Faucet the ⋮  menu and entry Settings.
  3. Choose Pace and select your most popular velocity.
telegram beta 7 9 0 new feature video speed
Your buddy sends you a supposedly hilarious video that you just completely should watch but it surely’s 45 minutes lengthy? Telegram lastly considered you / © NextPit

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’ll be able to proceed to look at a video message whereas scrolling by 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 can even zoom in on the bubble of the video message to enlarge it, but it surely does appears to me that this was already the case within the earlier beta.

telegram beta 7 9 0 new feature video message player
Video messages will now observe you round, no matter the place you scroll / © NextPit

Telegram Beta: Time to clear message historical past prolonged

When you do not use auto-delete for your messages, Telegram nonetheless lets you repeatedly clear the message historical past contained in a chat. This course of is carried out periodically daily or each week. Within the new beta, Telegram provides an choice to schedule the historical past deletion each month.

  1. In a chat or group, faucet the ⋮ menu to entry Settings.
  2. Faucet Clear Historical past.
  3. Below Auto-delete messages on this chat, select 1 month.
telegram beta 7 9 0 new feature clear history 1 month
Now you can auto-delete your Telegram chat historical past each month / © NextPit

Telegram Beta: Display screen sharing throughout video calls

An especially very important function for nearly 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.

  1. Faucet the digital camera icon on the backside of the display screen to disable it.
  2. As soon as the digital camera is turned off, flip it again on by tapping it as soon as extra.
  3. A Share Video possibility will seem on the backside of the display screen.
  4. Below Share Video, select Cellphone Display screen.
telegram beta 7 9 0 new feature screen sharing
I could not get the display screen sharing to work / © NextPit

However the function solely appears to work with customers who’re working on the identical 7.9.0 beta, so don’t anticipate this to be out there 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 consider these new options that comes with the newest Telegram beta? Have you ever put in it in your smartphone but?


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