Telegram Update: Ability To Export Chat, Notification Exceptions And More

Telegram, known for a thumps up encryption level, has updated its app with a number of new features as part of its latest update. You will find these new features in version v4.9.1 on mobile and v1.3.13 on Windows.

Areas Of Improvement and New Features

The update comes with a large number of improvements,

  • Improved security
  • Ability to export chat data
  • Exceptions in notifications
  • And many more..

Export Chat Data

Firstly, you can now easily backup and export all chat data, including messages, images and other multimedia content onto another storage device (like their computer, for instance), with just a few taps. The feature is also available on the Desktop version.

How To Access The ‘Export Data’ Feature

After installing the program on your computer, the new feature can be accessed via Settings > Export Telegram Data. Users can either choose to export the entire chat history, or particular files and messages individually.

According to Telegram, the exported data can be store in either JSON-format or as a standard HTML file for offline access.

Exceptions in Notifications

Another interesting new feature is ‘Exceptions’ which allows for more flexibility in managing message notifications. The feature is a notification-management tool that allows users to easily block notifications for messages from contacts who often send spam and other annoying messages.

Improved Passport Feature

This was introduced late last month as a tool that manages an user’s communication with third party apps, the new update promises enhanced privacy and better data protection. A number of projects have already integrated the service, including Cryptopay, Sum and Substance, ICOadmin, Minnexcoin and more.

With the latest update, the service will now support names in original languages and additional types of documents. The company also claims to have strengthened its algorithms that encrypt Passport data to better protect users from hackers and cyber-criminals.


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