How To Play, View, Share Files With Updated Telegram On iOS Devices


To play and view files with the updated telegram app recently released on Google play store has become a bit complex unlike the previous versions. That means, if you are having Telegram application on your iPhone/iPad, you may not be able to play or view files anymore. It will require to task your you brain to actually get it done which might be a a job in futility. Today, i shall be showing you how to play and view files on iOS devices using the updated Telegram app.

What Is Telegram Messenger

Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s super-fast, simple, secure and free.

Telegram seamlessly syncs across all of your devices and can be used on desktops, tablets and phones alike. You can send an unlimited amount of messages, photos, videos and files of any type (.doc, .zip, .pdf, etc.). Telegram groups have up to 5000 people and you can create channels to broadcast messages to an unlimited number of subscribers. And it is supports all platforms.

Telegram has been built to make messaging speedy and safe again, without the usual caveats.

Why Switch to Telegram?

FAST: Telegram is the fastest messaging app on the market because it uses a distributed infrastructure with data centers positioned around the globe to connect users to the closest possible server.

SECURE: We made it our mission to provide the best security among mass messengers. Telegram heavily encrypts all your data with time-tested algorithms.

CLOUD STORAGE: Telegram seamlessly syncs across all your devices, so you can always securely access your data. Your message history is stored for free in the Telegram cloud. Never lose your data again!

GROUP CHAT & SHARING: With Telegram, you can form large group chats of up to 1000 members, quickly share large videos, documents (.doc, .ppt, .zip, etc.), and send an unlimited amount of photos to your friends.

RELIABLE: Built to deliver your messages in the minimum bytes possible, Telegram is the most reliable messaging system ever made. It works even on the weakest mobile connections.

100% FREE & NO ADS: Telegram is free and will always be free. We are not going to sell ads or introduce subscription fees.

PRIVACY: We take your privacy seriously and will never give third parties access to your data.

For those interested in maximum privacy, Telegram offers Secret Chats. Secret Chat messages can be programmed to self-destruct automatically from both participating devices. This way you can send all types of disappearing content — messages, photos, videos and even files. Secret Chats use end-to-end encryption to ensure that a message can only be read by its intended recipient.

SUPPORT: For real-time support, please go to Settings in Telegram and select “Ask a Question” to send a message directly to our support volunteers. You can also email


v. 3.8.0
– Fully redesigned chat screens, optimized colors, beautiful progress bars, revamped attachments.
– Tap on any sticker to view its pack and add it to your collection. Preview and send stickers from the pack preview menu.
– Introducing Bot API 2.0, the biggest update to our bot platform since June 2015. Try out these sample bots to see what’s coming your way soon: @music, @sticker, @youtube, @foursquare

So here’s an exploit on how would be able to play/view/share files with your contact on your preferred apps!

How To Play, View, Share Files With Updated Telegram On iOS Devices

First download the file you wish to view, then open it, you’ll get to a white screen while on top you’ll see the file name and a share button(1) (just like before the update).


Hit that first share button, and a screen will pop up with the options to share it with other chats


And you’ll have another share button there, hit the second share button, a screen with a list of apps that you share it with will pop up.


But your favorite apps won’t be listed there! No worries, you’ll select to share it with the “Notes” app, then open the notes app


And from there you’ll be able to share it with your desired app!

There you go! You can now play/view/share files with your contacts / on your preferred apps! We will be delighted to share in your experience. Why not use the comment box below to let us know?


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