How To Create A Group On Telegram 2023

Creating a group on telegram can be very easy with patience and the right guidelines. There are probably a lot of reasons why you may want to create a telegram group, which may include building a community with same interest, a collaboration or just to stay connected with friends and family.

Telegram is a popular instant messaging app, which makes it perfect for sending messages and sharing media. Telegram Groups are a great way to bring people together, communicate with a large number of people at once and share ideas.

In this article, we will discuss step-by-step how to create a group on Telegram.

How To Create A Group On Telegram Android And iOS

Before thinking of creating a telegram group, these are few basic steps you need to take. Which is why we will be starting from the obvious for clarity.

Let begin.

Download The Telegram App

The first step to creating a group on Telegram is to download the app on your device. Telegram is available for download on both iOS and Android devices. You can find and download these apps on App Store for iOS and Google Play Store for Android.

Sign Up Or Sign In

After downloading the app, you will need to sign up or sign in to your account. If you are a new user, you will be prompted to create an account by providing your phone number and other details to get you started. If you already have a Telegram account, sign in using your phone number and you are set.

After signing in, lunch the telegram app and let’s get started with creating a telegram group.

Open Telegram Menu

Once you have signed in, you will be taken to the Telegram home screen. On the home screen, to create a new group, tap on the three horizontal lines at the top left corner to see the telegram menu or drop-down menu, where you will find new groups, contact, calls, and other options.

Telegram menu

Tap On The “New Group”

On tapping the new group, you will be required to select and add friends from your contacts. If you don’t want to add friends yet you can simply skip the process and complete creating the group by clicking the arrow icon at the bottom left corner of your screen.

Telegram New Group Create

Choose A Name

After clicking the arrow button, you will need to enter the name you want to give the group in the space you see on the screen. You can also add a group profile picture (dp) by tapping the image icon near the group name, or you can leave it for later. 

Click on the arrow key below to finish creating the group and it’s all set. You can probably play around with the settings to find telegram customization.

How To Add Friends To Telegram Group

After creating a telegram group, you will need to add friends and family or people you need in the group for one or two reasons.

To add friends in telegram:

1. Open telegram and open the group you created.

2. Click on the ground profile and tap on “add members.”

Telegram add members

3. Select friends from your contacts and click the arrow button.

4. On the prompt click “Add” to finish adding members.

Alternatively, you can share your group name with interested individuals or friends, to find the group using the telegram search option to join the group.

How To Join A Telegram Group Using The Group Name

1. First of all, you open your telegram.

2. Click on the search icon at the top left corner of your screen

Telegram search icon

3. Enter the name of the group with “@” as the first key. Eg @Testing.

Tap on the group when it appears to open it.

4. Click on the “Join” button at the bottom to join the group.

How To Make Telegram Group Private

As a group admin, you can make a group private, to stop showing up on the telegram search when searched for. If you want to prevent random people from joining the group.

To make a group private, open the telegram group as the admin.

1. Click on the group profile picture or dp.

2. Tap the pen icon at the top left corner.

3. You may need to scroll to “Group type” and tap on it.

Telegram Group type

4. Then select “Private Group” to make the group private, or you can select “Public Group” to make it public if it was private.

5. Click the button [✓] at the top right corner to confirm settings and you can share your group link with anyone who wishes to join the group in your terms.

How To Restrict Telegram Members

You can also set group restrictions by clicking on the >group profile<pen icon<permissions> and toggling on or off the options you need to be off or on.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to create Telegram group without adding contacts

To create a telegram group without adding contacts, simply click on the left arrow button at the bottom corner of your screen to proceed when asked to select contacts Then add the group name and finish the setup.

How many members can I add to Telegram group?

You can add up to 200 000 members to your new telegram group.

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