Wednesday, November 21, 2018

How To Create a Telegram Group on Android, iOS and PC

A Telegram group is similar to a WhatsApp group for sharing stuff with friends and family. WhatsApp has a certain limit for adding more members to the group. In the case of Telegram, you can add up to 100,000 members.

Before, we've discussed how to create Telegram channel on Android, iOS, and PC. If you have a business or ideas, you could get customers from Telegram group chat.

Telegram channel doesn't support replies from members whereas a Telegram group does. It supports replies, hashtags, and mentions.

Initially, you can add up to 200 members in your Telegram group. When it grows into a larger community, you could add up to 100,000 members. It will be called as Telegram Supergroup.

How to create a Telegram Group

In this article, you'll learn how to create a Telegram Group on Android, iOS, and PC.


Requirements


  • Android, iOS or Desktop computer (Windows, MAC or Linux).
  • Telegram app with an active account.
  • A unique name and idea for your Telegram Group.

Must-See: How To Create a Telegram Account

Before getting into the tutorial, let's see the features of Telegram Supergroup.


Key Features of Telegram Supergroup


  • Members can mute the group. They will receive notification when the Group admin Pin a message.
  • If you're a group admin, you can promote any member as admin.
  • Option to show/hide chat history for new members.
  • Option to set the group as Private or Public.
  • Any member can edit their posted message at any time. (Under message, it will show as Edited).
  • When someone deleted their message, the deleted message won't show for all members.
  • Admins can delete spam messages.
  • Option to add members only by admin/all members.
  • Excluding the creator of the group, admins can remove co-admins of the group.

How To Create a Telegram Group on Android


  • Launch the Telegram app.
  • Tap on the Pencil icon.

Pencil icon Telegram android

  • Tap on New Group option.

New telegram group android


  • On the next screen, you need to at least one member to your group.

Adding members android

  • Tap on your contacts and add them by touching the Tick symbol.
  • On the next screen, give a unique name for your group.

Telegram group name android

  • Upload a featured icon for your group and tap on Tick symbol.

How To Create a Telegram Group on iPhone


Creating a Telegram group on an iPhone is as easy as creating it on Android.

  • Open the Telegram app on your iOS device.
  • On the home screen, tap on the Edit icon.

Edit symbol Telegram iPhone

  • Tap on New Group option on the next screen.

New group Telegram iOS

  • Now add members to your new group.

Adding members iPhone

  • Once adding members, tap on Next.
  • Now, name your group and add a group photo.

Telegram group details iPhone

  • Then tap on Create option.

How To Create a Telegram Group on PC


Make sure that you've downloaded Telegram for Desktop. After downloading the installer or portable version of Telegram,

  • Launch the Telegram application on your PC.
  • Click on the 3 horizontal bars at the top left side.

Home screen Telegram PC

  • Click the New Group option.

New Telegram group desktop

  • Give an awesome name for your group and don't forget to upload an image for your group.

Enter group details Telegram

  • Then click on Next.
  • Add members to your group from contacts on the next screen.

Add members to Telegram on PC

  • After adding members, click on Create.
You're done. Get ready to start a group chat!

You can also create a group using Telegram web login


How To Invite Others Using Telegram Group Link


If you're running a business, you'd need many members on your group to receive feedback. You need to share your link to grow your Telegram group. Let's see how to get Telegram group link.

  • Open your group in Telegram.
  • Tap on your group name on top.
  • Now, tap on Add member option.

Add member option

  • Tap on Invite to Group via Link as shown below:

Invite group via link

  • On the next screen, you'll see the Invite Link.

Telegram group link

  • Then, to share your Telegram group link on social media, tap on Copy Link or Share Link. A Telegram member can join telegram group chat via this link.
You can also disable the current link by creating a new group link. 

To do that,

  • Tap on Revoke Link.
  • Then confirm to create a new link on the next screen.
Once you revoked the existing link, users cannot join using the old link. Thus, decide yourself before revoking your link.


How To Convert Telegram Normal Group to Supergroup


We've discussed enough on Telegram Supergroup earlier in this post. Even if your group has only 1 member, you could convert Telegram normal group to a supergroup. Let's see how to do that.

  • Open your Telegram group.
  • Tap on your group name on top.
  • Tap on 3 vertical dots on the top right side.
  • Choose Convert to supergroup.

Convert to supergroup option

Read the instructions on the next screen.

Convert normal to supergroup

  • Tap on Convert to Supergroup.
  • Touch Ok on the pop-up screen.
After converting the group, you could set your group as Public or Private.

  • Under Settings > Group info.
  • Set as Private Group or Public Group.

Note: Once you converted the normal group to supergroup on Telegram, you can't revert to normal mode.


Conclusion


Telegram group is an ideal way to chat with the large audience. You can create up to 8 Telegram groups per one account. You should set secondary admin for your group to maintain huge members. Pick a schedule and post regularly to make the group always active. You can use Telegram bots and polls to keep your group more productive and clean. For more updates, join our Telegram channel.

I hope this helps. If you liked this article, don't forget to share it on social media!

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