​Telegram Messenger now on Tizen

Tizen smartphone users have recently received a Telegram for Tizen (unofficial) app, courtesy of Samsung R&D Institute Indonesia (SRIN) and can be found in the Tizen Store.

About Telegram Messenger

Telegram Messenger is a versatile messaging application that is available on Android, iOS, Windows Phone, as well as desktop platforms – PC, Mac OSX and Linux. You are able to chat securely and encrypted across platforms with your device. Telegram now have supergroups that can have up to 10,000 members.

Telegram is a simple instant messaging app that is fast, secure, and has the ability to synch your messages across all your connected devices. The IM app has gained over 100 million active monthly users in the space of only two and a half years, with a staggering 350,000 news users signing up daily.
All your messages are synced across all your devices, so you can for instance initiate your chat on your desktop and then continue on your mobile.

Security is a major concern to us all and that’s why this app uses a combination of 256-bit symmetric AES encryption, 2048-bit RSA encryption, and DiffieñHellman secure key exchange. What are you waiting for? Join today !!!


  • FAST: Telegram is the fastest messaging app on the market, connecting people via a unique, distributed network of data centres around the globe.
  • SYNCED: Users can access their messages from all your devices at once. From phone to laptop via tablet start typing and finish without losing any data.
  • UNLIMITED: Users can send media and files, without any limits on their type and size. Entire chat history will require no disk space on users’ device and will be securely stored in the Telegram cloud for as long as a user need it.
  • SECURE: Everything on Telegram, including chats, groups, media, etc. is encrypted using a combination of 256-bit symmetric AES encryption, 2048-bit RSA encryption, and DiffieñHellman secure key exchange.
  • POWERFUL: User can create group chats for up to 5,000 members, share large videos, documents of any type (.DOC, .MP3, .ZIP, etc.), and even set up bots for specific tasks.
  • RELIABLE: Built to deliver users messages in the minimum bytes possible, Telegram is the most reliable messaging system ever made.
  • FUN: Telegram has a powerful photo and video editing tools and an open sticker/GIF platform to cater to all users’ expressive needs.
  • SIMPLE: While providing an unprecedented array of features, we are taking great care to keep the interface clean. With its minimalist design, Telegram is lean and easy to use.
  • 100% FREE & NO ADS: Telegram is free and will always be free. We are not going to sell ads or introduce subscription fees.
  • PRIVATE: We take your privacy seriously and will never give third parties access to your data.

This app is released by Samsung R&D Institute Indonesia (SRIN) and created with native Tizen UI Code as made by Samsung Developers, who have utilised the Telegram API in order to create this app.

Note: There are some issues currently experienced by new users when they are trying to create a new profile. Existing users are not facing this issue. If you are a new user then a workaround is to use a different device on another platform for creating the new account, then sign-in on your Tizen device. This app Telegram Messenger is now released for only Samsung Z4 and Samsung Z2 mobile, as in Indonesia these two Tizen phones are available. But, Z1 users and Z3 users should soon be receiving this app in the Tizen Store. Download size of this app is 12 MB.

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Last updated on May 4th, 2023


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