Telegram recently received an update on Android. Within the new app, there has been an introduction some clever new aesthetic tools. Specifically, the major update is code-named Telegram 5.3 and it is available directly through Google Play Store. Out of the new functions, most prominent features include the ability to apply blur and motion effects on chat backgrounds and also share them as a link on all platforms.
In the latest update, users are now able to apply any color according to their choice as a solid background. Users can also share the backgrounds through a dedicated share button on Telegram and on other other platforms such as WhatsApp in the form of a link. And if you don’t feel like putting in a ton work, then Telegram has graciously added a gallery of backgrounds to choose from. Just search for what you’re looking for, like mountains, and you’ll be presented with any available options that match your criteria. We have written a complete step by step guide on how to use this new motion and blur effects to backgrounds feature on Telegram that new update brought.
Just like before, you can set any photo from your gallery as your chat background. On Android, you can add some extra effects to the built-in photo editor. As said, you can also share the custom designed background via a link with your friends. Telegram has also added a new background to already existing collection. There’s a new background search option where you can find your wallpaper based on keywords or color and then set it in just a few taps.
How To Add Motion and Blur Effects to Telegram Chat Backgrounds
Following steps will guide on how to use motion and blur effects to backgrounds feature:
Step 1 – First launch Telegram and go to it’s Settings > Chat Settings > Chat Background.
Step 2 – Once you select the background and open it in full-screen view, you will be able to choose between “Blurred” and “Motion” after ticking the relevant checkbox.
Using this feature is very easy. If you have questions, feel free to ask and do do share your thought on this new update by dropping a comment below