Telegram finally has not one, but two 'web apps' at the height of its mobile and desktop applications

If something can be thrown in the face of Telegram as a platform is that its web app notably lag behind in your desktop and mobile apps. Interface, features ... they are in the past and it is something that is obvious from the beginning. Something that they just solved twice.

After having launched an APK for Android outside of the application that we can find in Google Play, they have just multiplied the access routes to Telegram through the browser. The traditional Telegram Web is now joined by Telegram WebK and Telegram WebZ.

The experience offered by the new Telegram 'web apps' is much more similar to that found in current mobile and desktop applications

Two web applications in alpha version that are much more similar to the experience of using the platform from mobile and desktop applications than traditional access. Finally.

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Screenshot of Telegram WebK

Screenshot of Telegram WebK.

The company says that believe in internal competition and that these two new versions of Telegram Web —which work perfectly on both desktop computers and mobile devices— come to provide users with everything they may need in the daily use of the platform.

The two new Telegram web applications bring new features to the web that we have been enjoying for some time in native applications, like support for animated stickers, dark mode or chat folders. According to Telegram, both version Z and version K have "important features that are not yet supported or are not fully implemented."

Telegram WebK and Telegram WebZ have many of the latest great features of the platform, such as animated stickers or folders to classify chats

Screenshot of Telegram WebZ.

Screenshot of Telegram WebK.

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From Telegram WebK and Telegram WebZ too highlights an evolution in the interface which in both cases, although they have differences, closely resemble the interface of mobile applications and not so much the Telegram application for Windows and macOS. They do not support voice chats, secrets or video calls, for example.

To use them, just log in and identify yourself as in the traditional Telegram Web. We will need to enter our mobile phone and then indicate a code that will arrive by message to the Telegram mobile application. We can also log in using a QR code: we will choose the option in the web app and we will read the QR with our Telegram mobile application from Settings > Devices > Scan QR code.

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