It is time to updates for Telegram: the popular instant messaging app is celebrating Valentine’s day, releasing version 5.15 of the app for Android and iOS.

The innovations are integrated as is the tradition rather numerous: the changes have been detailed within the official blog, and include a new layout for profile pages, the quick view of the media and new emoji-animated. Evolve will also feature “People nearby” introduced for the first time last summer with version 5.8.

Below are all the details:

  • PROFILE PAGES REDESIGNED
  • PEOPLE NEARBY 2.0
  • NEW EMOJI-ANIMATED
  • DOWNLOAD LATEST VERSION OF ANDROID AND IOS

Telegram dramatically changes the profile section, now much more functional and aesthetically appealing. Improve is also the part concerning the “Media shared“, accessible from the profile pages. The changes introduced also enable you to quickly switch between photos by tapping on the right edge or the left.

PROFILE PAGES REDESIGNED

  • Access to the media shared directly from the profile page.
  • Scroll down to enlarge images profile.

QUICK VIEW OF THE MEDIA

  • Switch between photos by tapping on the right edge or the left.
  • Tap on the profile picture of the recipient of your chat to expand it immediately.

Telegram announces “People nearby 2.0“, an evolution of the functionality introduced at the end of June 2019, which will allow you to meet new friends or arrange a meeting of San Valentino last minute.

To do this, users will have to make your profile visible to the users in their area, which in turn will be able to find them and contact them by sending a message. The function can be activated from Contacts > People in the vicinity.

PEOPLE NEARBY

  • Make your profile visible to others in your area from ‘Contacts’ > ‘Add people nearby and make new friends.

And it is precisely on the occasion of Valentine’s day that Telegram has decided to further expand the list of emoji animated. The smileys, of course, all in the theme of “love”, may be sent individually and will be converted automatically in any chat.

NEW EMOJI-ANIMATED

  • Send individually emoji ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’” in any chat room you create the atmosphere with new emoji-animated.

The most recent versions of Telegram for Android and iOS can be downloaded from the respective store:

  • Telegram | Android | Google Play Store, Free
  • Telegram | iOS | Apple App Store, Free