screenshotDesktop Messenger for Telegram™  |  Download Provides an easy access to your Telegram™ page, and notifies you of all incoming posts.

Some of the important features of the Desktop Messenger for Telegram™ addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Desktop Messenger for Telegram™.

In short, Desktop Messenger for Telegram™ brings notifications for new posts, replies and direct messages. It uses Telegram™ streaming API; Everything appears instantly. Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

4 Reasons to Use Desktop Messenger for Telegram™

  • A comprehensive Telegram™ client right in your browser toolbar.

  • Notifies you every time something happens on your Telegram™ page and within the people in your chat list.

  • Get badge notification on every telegram action, plus many other features.

  • Low bandwidth usage by exploiting to JSON communication.

YouTube Tutorial

This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.

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  • Telegram™ Desktop Addon is a desktop alert notification streamer that can provide you with updates and alerts on new posts, direct messages, replies and more from your telegram page. It also shows the Telegram UI in your browsers toolbar popup. If anything happens on telegram you can receive instant alerts to your desktop so that you can provide the best possible responses. Telegram™ Desktop uses a brand-new streaming API and uses the same alert system that is available on the App. This means that if you regularly use Telegram you can receive notifications even if you happen to be working on your computer or if you have a full screen application open as well.

    The Telegram™ Desktop has a huge number of alert features ranging from a notification with every new post as well as direct messages and replies to your posts. The Telegram™ Desktop application takes very minimal bandwidth allocation from JSON communications. This means that the application won't draw too much extra data from your mobile data network in order to provide you with regular updates. The badge notifications on the Telegram™ Desktop appear in a special client to the right of your windows or mac toolbar. The badge will flash whenever there is a new type of notification available on your telegram account. This is a non-invasive notification that won't persistently annoy you if you choose to ignore it on the very first alert. The process for installing Telegram™ Desktop to your browser is also extremely simple. It can be added to your computer just as you would at any other Firefox or Opera extensions. Just go to the Mozilla store and click add to firefox to permanently install the toolbar in the front of your desktop and begin receiving notifications. After installation you can also set the notification status on telegram to only reply you when you receive direct messages or when users post to limit the number of notifications that you receive.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is Telegram™ Desktop?

    Telegram™ Desktop is a multi-browser Addon that helps you to have instant access to your Telegram page (web-app) with just one click from your browser toolbar panel. It open the Telegram page in the popup UI and have many other useful features such as badge-text notification. It is available for Firefox and Opera browsers and is fully compatible with the Official Telegram web-app. However, it is not related to the official Telegram App (web-app) in any ways, it is developed and maintained independently by its author and made only as a browser addon not web or smart phone apps.

  • 2. How to work with Telegram™ Desktop?

    Once you install this Addon, open the toolbar panel UI. The Addon shows you a page to enter your phone number. This is an official Telegram web-app page and is designed to connect the web-app to your smart phone app. Once this step is finished, you will see the telegram app is loaded with your data including friends list and posts. Everything happens in the web-app is automatically transfers to the Telegram™ Desktop addon. Please note, the Addon does not read, save, modify any of your data within the Telegram web-app, it only shows the official Telegram web-app in the toolbar panel UI and does provide a badge notification for incoming posts. Your interactions between the telegram web-app is exactly the same as Telegram™ Desktop, instead you open it in the browser toolbar panel instead of a webpage or smartphone app.

  • 3. How can I download the source code for Desktop Messenger for Telegram™?

    To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.

  • 4. What is new in this version?

    For Firefox browser, please check mozilla addons for information about your recent update. In opera you need to follow this link to get info about resent updates.

  • 5. How to add/remove the toolbar button in Firefox?

    To add/remove the toolbar icon right-click on a free space in your Firefox toolbar and select "Customize...". Now you can drag and drop the button to a new position.

  • 6. How to access to the Telegram™ Desktop's settings?

    To change Addon's settings, please go to the options page and click on settings button.

  • 7. How to install Telegram™ Desktop in your Firefox?

    To install Telegram™ Desktop, head to Mozilla Store and click on "Add to Firefox" button.

  • 8. How to uninstall Telegram™ Desktop from your Firefox?

    To uninstall Telegram™ Desktop go to Firefox -> Add-ons -> Telegram™ Desktop, then press the Uninstall button.

  • 9. Where can I find the privacy policy for Desktop Messenger for Telegram™?

    Please read the privacy policy for this extension here.


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