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How to pin a message in Telegram

Telegram is one of the most convenient messengers among many others. Its multifunctionality, indeed, helps not only to conveniently use basic needs such as sending photos in one pile or saving gifs for later use but also in business – for example, to create channels and groups, including bots, etc.

One such feature is the ability to pin a message at the top of the chat. This is very useful when you not only correspond and need not lose things but even if you have created a group and invited people and need to introduce them to the topic. In order not to lose the rules or the basic information in the chat, the attached messages at the top of it play a very important role.

How to pin a message in Telegram

The attached message is created very easily and quickly from any device. Here’s how to do it:

  • Open the chat where the message you want to pin is located
  • Tap on the message until a pop-up box appears
  • Select Pin, then choose whether to allow all people to know you pinned it
  • Confirm your action by tapping Pin
  • Your message remains at the top of your message screen, letting everyone know you have attached a specific message and it is available to read at any time
  • However, when you no longer need it, simply tap the X icon and select Unpin

You can also create several such pinned messages. They will hang in the same place, but will not pile up and will only show you as one latest message. To go to older messages, just tap on the pinned message again and you will jump to the previous message. Repeat this until you get to the first pinned message.

How to find a message by word in Telegram

If you want to find a specific word or message with a specific word, you can do that in Telegram, too. The function is useful when you lose something, but you remember exactly what you said about it in the correspondence. Here is how to do it:

  • Open the chat you are sure the message was mentioned in
  • Tap on three dots in the far right corner of your screen
  • Tap Search
  • Type a word or sentence you are looking for
  • Tap Enter
  • Now, you will be directed to the latest message that has this word
  • Use arrows Up and Down (you will find them in the right bottom corner) to navigate through the messages. You can search from newest to latest messages

How to manage your chats with hashtags in Telegram

If you have a large and active Telegram group, you should try using hashtags to sort through the message threads and make them easier to find for others at any time. So, to sort your messages using hashtags, follow these steps:

  • Open a message within Telegram
  • Tap on the three-dotted icon in the upper right section to access the search option
  • Type the hashtag (#) character followed by a meaningful term

How to not give info to a sender you have read their Telegram messages

There are situations when you do not want or you can not at a particular moment to correspond, or you do not want to let it be known that you are interested in reading a message from a particular person, but you still want to read the message, then this feature will help you a lot:

  • Allow Telegram to download the message as usual
  • Turn on Airplane mode in your phone
  • Open and read your Telegram message
  • Shut down Telegram until you want the read receipt to be sent

How to hide your online status on Telegram

Sometimes people need privacy so that you don’t get bombarded with messages and questions when you open Telegram, you can turn off the visibility of your status in this way:

  • Open Telegram and select Settings
  • Select Privacy and Security
  • Modify Last Seen & Online

In the settings window, you can customize this function to your liking.

You can now manage your Telegram chats and messages.

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