How to Create Telegram Account on Android

How to Create Telegram Account on Android

Telegram is one of the popular online instant messaging services with more than 500 million active users around the world. It is a great alternative to the other online messaging apps like WhatsApp, Google Messages, Signal, etc. In recent years, several people have started using this application due to its more fun and useful features. If you are also looking to create Telegram account, read this article till the end to know how to create Telegram account in detail.

How to Create Telegram Account on Android

How to Create Telegram Account on Android

Some of the best Telegram features that have attracted many users are listed below:

  • Telegram allows you to upload multiple profile photos at the same time.
  • You can create several new secret chats to keep the data of these chats away from the Telegram servers.
  • You get easy and attractive customization options to modify the look of your Telegram app in your way.
  • It is super easy to share your live location on Telegram.
  • You can mute/unmute any Telegram chat or group chat.
  • You can connect with proxy servers easily on Telegram.
  • Telegram provides the tools and chatbots for the users to use on the app.
  • You can use the auto night mode to set the app automatically in the dark mode after the sunset.

There are more interesting features of Telegram which you will know after you start using it. So for that, read and follow the steps below to learn how to create Telegram account step by step.

Note: You can only create the Telegram account on the Android or iOS mobile app. However, you can log into and use the created Telegram account on Telegram Web and Telegram Desktop app.

1. Open the Play Store app on your phone. Search for the Telegram app and tap on it.

 Search for the Telegram

2. Tap on Install.

Tap on Install. How to Create Telegram Account

3. Tap Open to open the Telegram app on your Android phone.

Tap Open

4. Tap on Start Messaging.

Tap on Start Messaging. How to Create Telegram Account

5. Tap CONTINUE for the confirmation of call receiving popup, as shown.

Tap CONTINUE for the confirmation of call receiving popup

6. ALLOW Telegram to make and manage phone calls.

ALLOW Telegram to make and manage phone calls. How to Create Telegram Account

7. Select the Country and Phone number from the respective fields and tap on the Next arrow icon.

Select the Country and Phone number

8. Tap on CONTINUE to confirm another popup regarding the call log reading, as shown below.

continue. How to Create Telegram Account

9. Enter your First name and Last name in the given fields and tap on the Next arrow icon.

Enter your First name and Last name

10. You have successfully created the Telegram account.

you have successfully created the Telegram account

11. Now, tap on the Hamburger icon from the top left corner.

tap on the Hamburger icon. How to Create Telegram Account

12. Tap on the Settings option.

Tap on the Settings option

13. Here, from the top, tap on Set Profile Photo and choose any pic for it from your gallery.

tap on Set Profile Photo and choose any pic for it from your gallery

14. Under the Account section, you can edit your phone number, Username, and Bio.

Under the Account section you can edit your phone number Username and Bio

Hence, this is how you can create a Telegram account on Android.

Also Read: How To Make Video Calls On Telegram

How to Access the Account on Desktop

Follow the steps mentioned below to access your Telegram account on the Browser and Telegram Desktop app.

Option I: Use Web Browser

After you have finished creating the Telegram account on your phone, you can access it on your desktop browser with full functionality. Follow the upcoming steps to learn how to use Telegram on the browser.

1. Visit the Telegram Web page on your Desktop browser.

2. Click on LOG IN BY PHONE NUMBER.

Click on LOG IN BY PHONE NUMBER. How to Create Telegram Account

Note: You can also use the Link Desktop Device option from the Telegram app on your phone to scan the QR code and log into the Telegram Web.

3. Select the Country and phone number and click on Next.

Select the Country and phone number and click on Next

4. You will receive a Login code on your Telegram phone app. Enter that Code in the field, as shown below.

You will receive a Login code on your Telegram phone app. Enter that Code in the field

5. You will immediately get logged into your Telegram account on your browser.

You will immediately get logged into your Telegram account on your browser. How to Create Telegram Account

Also Read: Fix Telegram Web Not Working

Option II: Install Desktop App

Alternatively, you can also install the Telegram desktop app and access your newly created Telegram account on it if you use your desktop more often than your smartphone. Read and follow the below steps carefully to do that.

1. Go to the Telegram Desktop website on your browser.

2. Click on Get Telegram for Windows x64. Choose the location to download and save the Telegram application .exe file.

Click on Get Telegram for Windows x64. How to Create Telegram Account

3. Click on the downloaded file from the bottom, as shown.

Click on the downloaded file from the bottom

4. In the Select Setup Language popup, select the desired language from the drop-down menu and click OK.

select the desired language from the dropdown menu and click OK

5. In the Select Destination Location window, click on the Browse… option to select the desired location to install the setup for the Telegram Desktop app. After done, click on Next.

click on the Browse… option

6. In the Select Start Menu Folder window, click on the Browse… option to select the desired location for the Telegram program shortcut folder. After done, click on Next.

click on Next. How to Create Telegram Account

7. Click on Next in the Select Additional Tasks window.

Click on Next in the Select Additional Tasks window

8. Click on Install in the Ready to Install window.

Click on Install in the Ready to Install window. How to Create Telegram Account

9. Wait for a few moments to finish the installation process.

Wait for a few moments to finish the installation process

10. Click on Finish to launch the Telegram Desktop app.

Click on Finish to launch the Telegram Desktop app. How to Create Telegram Account

11. Now, click on START MESSAGING in the Telegram Desktop app.

click on START MESSAGING in the Telegram Desktop app

12. Follow the steps mentioned in Option I above to log into your Telegram account on this desktop app.

scan from Mobile Telegram

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We hope you have understood the steps of how to create Telegram account and also learned to access that account. If you have any queries about this article or suggestions about any other topic for us, reach out to us through the comments section below.

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Elon Decker

Elon is a tech writer at TechCult. He's been writing how-to guides for about 6 years now and has covered many topics. He loves to cover topics related to Windows, Android, and the latest tricks and tips.

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