Telegram Messenger Beta gets another update, adds two-step verification and more


The popular messaging app, Telegram Messenger (Beta) has just scored another update for Windows Phone. The app just went to v1.9.0.0 which proves to be a security-focused update. The app adds a couple of security features as well as fixes some nasty bugs. Here’s the changelog:

  • Sessions List- View your active Telegram sessions (on desktop, tablet and mobile devices) and close specific sessions remotely.
  • Link Previews- Get rich link summaries for tweets, YouTube videos, Instagram photos and other content.
  • Two-step verification- Set up an additional password that will be required to log into your Telegram account.

Two-step verification is a welcome feature from the security point of view and the ability to remotely close active Telegram sessions is a bonus for people who have a habit of leaving the app open on multiple devices.

Head to the Windows Phone Store here and grab the update or scan the QR code with your phone to grab it from the Windows Phone Store:


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