Monday, February 15, 2021

How To Add Hyperlink To Text in Telegram

The hyperlink is a text that holds a URL. When a reader taps on the hyperlink, they will follow the hidden link. Wikipedia is popular for hyperlinking the text to reference the data. The hyperlink can be given to the internal and external links.

Did you know that you can make a hyperlink in Telegram messages?

You might have used bots to hide a link in Telegram. But actually, you can create a hyperlink in Telegram without any bot.

You can add many hyperlinks to Telegram messages without annoying the user experience. When someone taps the hyperlink, they will see a prompt to open or cancel viewing the link. They can see the URL hidden inside the Telegram message link.

Sharing text links (hyperlinks) is a professional way to send URLs to someone. Since not all URLs on the web are visually optimized, sharing full links may look ugly. In Telegram, you can make use of this feature to send links in your text messages.

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If you share a raw URL, it might not look interesting. On the other hand, a message link looks neat and clean. It can provide a better user experience.

Add hyperlink to text in Telegram

Telegram Text Message Link

You can easily create a clickable text message link on Telegram. This feature is currently not available on WhatsApp.

You can copy the hyperlink text from online, in a word document and paste it on Telegram as it is. It will not remove the hyperlink from the copied text link.

We will discuss how we can create a hyperlink manually in text messages on Telegram in this post.


  • Android/iOS or Desktop device.
  • Active Telegram account.

Create Hyperlink in Telegram Messages on Android/iOS

  • Open the Telegram messenger app on your Android/iOS device.
  • Choose a profile from contacts to send a message.
  • Type a message and select the text by long-pressing it.
You will see clipboard options such as cut, copy, paste, bold, and 3 vertical dots.

  • Tap on the 3 dots.

select the text

  • Tap on Create Link option.

Tap create link

  • In the URL field, fill it with a link you want to enclose.

place the link

  • Tap on OK.
After placing the link, you will see an inline preview.

close the inline link preview

  • Tap on the X symbol to close the link preview.
Finally, the created hyperlink will look like the below:

created hyperlink

Now, you're ready to send the hyperlink text message on Telegram.

Create Hyperlink in Telegram Messages on Desktop Version

If you prefer the Telegram desktop, you'll have an extra advantage over creating a hyperlink. You can use Ctrl + K as the shortcut key to create a hyperlink.

  • Launch the portable version of the Telegram desktop.
  • Open a chat window.
  • Type a message and select the text where you want to place a link.

create hyperlink in Telegram desktop

  • Right-click on the selected text.
  • Choose Formatting > Create a link.
  • Place a link in the URL field for the text.

place URL and create hyperlink

  • Click on the Create option.
  • Close the inline link preview and send the hyperlinked message.
Alternatively, you can create a hyperlinked text without selecting the text.

On the message input field,

  • Press the Ctrl + K shortcut key.
  • On the Create Link prompt, type the text and link in the text and URL fields respectively.
  • Click on Create. 
You're done.

Note: The Telegram web login doesn't support creating a hyperlink. In this case, try portable version software or mobile app only.

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If you have a Telegram channel or group, you should make use of this tutorial to attract your viewers.
If you'd like to create a hyperlink via a bot, try @Controllerbot in Telegram.