The Telegram Messenger app is very popular on both Desktop and mobile. If you installed and used it, you might be interested in learning its keyboard shortcuts. These hotkeys can help you save time and increase productivity. Here we go.
Note: This post was updated on January 25, 2021 with more keyboard shortcuts available in actual Telegram versions.
Telegram Messenger has been available on multiple platforms for years now, including Android, iOS, Windows PC and Windows Phone. From all the modern messengers, Telegram has most lightweight Desktop app and nice features like history synced across all your devices, large file transfer (up to 2 GB), free stickers and a lot of other features often implemented better than in similar apps.
You can use the following keyboard shortcuts in Telegram:
|Move to next chat||Ctrl + Tab|
|Move to next chat||Ctrl + PageDown|
|Move to next chat||Alt + Arrow Down|
|Move to previous chat||Ctrl + Shift + Tab|
|Move to previous chat||Ctrl + PageUp|
|Move to previous chat||Alt + Arrow Up|
|Go to Previous Folder||Ctrl + Shift + Arrow Up|
|Go to Next Folder||Ctrl + Shift + Arrow Down|
|Search selected chat||Ctrl + F|
|Exit selected chat and search Telegram||Esc|
|Exit display of current chat/channel||Esc|
|Delete currently selected message||Delete|
|Quit Telegram||Ctrl + Q|
|Lock Telegram (if Local Password is set)||Ctrl + L|
|Iconify (Minimize) Telegram||Ctrl + M|
|Iconify (Minimize) Telegram to System Tray||Ctrl + W|
|Edit Previous Message||Arrow Up|
|Start New Line in Input Area||Ctrl + Enter or Shift + Enter|
|Move Cursor to Start of Multi-line Message||Ctrl + Home|
|Make Text Italic||Ctrl + I|
|Make Text Bold||Ctrl + B|
|Make Text Underline||Ctrl + U|
|Make Text Striketrough||Ctrl + Shift + X|
|Make Text Monospace||Ctrl + Shift + M|
|Remove Text Formatting (Make Selection Plain Text)||Ctrl + Shift + N|
|Add URL to Selected Text (Make Link)||Ctrl + K|
|Send File||Ctrl + O|
|Open Contacts||Ctrl + J|
That's it. Please let me know if I forgot something.
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