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Telegram beta: New options in model 7.9.0

The most recent model of the Telegram beta (7.9.0) has been obtainable since Thursday, July 29. With model 7.9.0, it brings with it new options similar to display sharing, adjustable video playback pace, and improved video messages, amongst others.

The most recent Telegram beta locations loads of emphasis on the moment messaging app’s video capabilities. I put in it on an Android machine and want to share probably the most notable additions and/or enhancements with you.

If you need to maintain up with the most recent modifications and revisions made in every new beta model, you’ll be able to observe the Telegram Beta channel (@tgbeta). You can too obtain the most recent beta by way of the Telegram Apps channel (@tgfiles). These channels aren’t official, although, opposite to what I initially wrote.

Telegram Beta: Variable video playback pace

With beta 7.9.0, Telegram’s video participant now helps you to change the pace of video playback, dashing 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 characteristic of the century, it’s at all times good to have it at your disposal.

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

Telegram Beta: Image-in-picture mode for video messages

I’ve by no means used this characteristic earlier than, however within the newest Telegram beta, you’ll be able to proceed to look at a video message whereas scrolling by way of 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 merely since you scrolled too far down or up. You can too zoom in on the bubble of the video message to enlarge it, nevertheless it 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

In the event you do not use auto-delete for your messages, Telegram nonetheless means that you can frequently clear the message historical past contained in a chat. This course of is carried out periodically on daily basis 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 sharing throughout video calls

An especially important characteristic for just about any assembly, convention name, or proactive brainstorming session between younger and dynamic executives in a start-up, display sharing in a video name has lastly arrived on Telegram.

  1. Faucet the digital camera icon on the backside of the display 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.
  4. Below Share Video, select Telephone Display.
telegram beta 7 9 0 new feature screen sharing
I could not get the display sharing to work / © NextPit

However the characteristic solely appears to work with customers who’re working on the identical 7.9.0 beta, so don’t anticipate this to be obtainable on all units. I’ve tried the choice out with two of my colleagues, however sadly, we could not get it to work.

What do you concentrate on these new options that comes with the most recent Telegram beta? Have you ever put in it in your smartphone but?

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