How to Turn “Notifications for chats” On or Off in Telegram

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The article details how to manage chat notifications in the Telegram mobile app. Telegram, a privacy-focused messaging platform, allows users to toggle ‘Notifications for chats’ for ‘Private Chats,’ ‘Groups,’ ‘Channels,’ and ‘Stories.’ By accessing the “Notifications and Sounds” section in the settings, users can activate or deactivate alerts to customize their notification preferences.

This article explains how to turn “Notifications for chats” on or off in the Telegram app on mobile devices.

Telegram is a cross-platform instant messaging app that focuses on speed and security. It allows users to send text and voice messages, make voice and video calls, and share photos and videos with end-to-end encryption to help ensure user privacy and security.

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When you use the mobile version, you can turn Power Saving Mode on or offuse less data for callsturn automatic media download on or offturn save to gallery on or off, set up your username, and more, which are unavailable on the desktop version.

The mobile version also lets you turn “Notifications for chats” on or off in [Private Chats], [Groups], [Channels], and [Stories].

Turning “Notifications for chats” on or off in Telegram allows you to control whether or not you receive notifications for new messages in your private chats, groups, channels, and stories. When this option is turned on, you will receive a notification every time a new message is sent to you or a group or channel you’re a member of.

If turned off, you won’t receive any notifications and must manually check for new messages. This can be useful if you want to minimize distractions or if you only want to check your messages at specific times during the day.

Turn “Notifications for chats” On or Off in Telegram

As mentioned above, users can turn “Notifications for chats” on or off for ‘Private Chats,’ ‘Groups,’ Channels‘ and ‘Stories‘ individually to stay updated or minimize distractions.

Here’s how to do it.

First, open the Telegram app on your mobile device.

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When the app opens, click the Menu button at the top left, then select Settings on the context menu.

Telegram menu button

Next, select the “Notifications and Sounds” on the Settings page to expand it.

Telegram Notifications and Sounds tile

On the Settings -> Notifications and Sounds settings page, under “Notifications for chats,” select each category by tapping to change.

Telegram Notifications and Sounds buttons

Tab each category to open the settings page. Then, toggle the switch button to the On or Off position to mute or unmute notification for it.

On the pop-up window, click the Turn On / Turn Off button.

Repeat that for ‘Private Chats,’ ‘Groups,’ Channels and Stories.

That should do it!


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