Telegram has proved the fact that it looks for development in every aspect; even in creating backup.
That’s why in the latest update of Telegram desktop, the users have the permission to create a full backup from their Telegram account easily.
This feature of Telegram is not available for old version of Telegram PC.
If you use the previous version, for creating backup with this method, you need to update your Telegram app.
Now it is the time to follow these steps:
Click on the Setting option of Telegram menu.
Then, tap on the Advanced.
Finally, head to the Export Telegram Data.
After clicking on Export Telegram Data, you will see a new window that allows you to customize the Telegram backup file.
It would be better to know some of the options that you will see on that window.
Account Information: It consists of all your information in your profile such as account name, ID, profile picture, number, and more.
Contact Lists: This option is for taking backup of Telegram contacts information like their name and their numbers.
Personal Chats: By this one, you can save all your private chats to the file.
Bot Chats: You can create a backup from bot chats with this option.
Private Groups: If you want to have an archive from the private groups that you have joined, choose this option.
Only my Messages: if you activate this option, all the messages that you have sent in a private group will be saved.
Private Channels: you can have a backup from all the messages that you have sent in a private channels.
Public Groups: you can have all the messages in public groups as a backup.
There are more options that like the options above, take backups
Use “Save Telegram Chat History” Google Chrome Extension
Nowadays, people are using Google chrome widely all over the world.
If you are one of those people, then good for you! Because, you are going to have an easy way to create Telegram backup.
By the use of Google chrome, you can install “Save Telegram Chat History” extension to create your backup from Telegram.
For using this feature, you need to use Telegram Web.
Note the fact that this method is not working on smartphone and even Telegram desktop app.
To use this way of creating backup in Telegram, you need to go for the instruction below:
First, install the “Save Telegram Chat History” chrome extension to the browser.
Then, open the Telegram web and then head to the chat that you want to create a backup from it.
At the top of the browser, click on the extension icon.
For gathering all your chat history, you need to tap on the “All” button. If you want to see whole the chat messages in the field, you must go to the chat window and scroll up to the end.
Open a file with wordpad or notepad and store the chat history there. Remember the fact that, you cannot save photos, videos, stickers, and GIF with this method. To save such media files, you need to send media to save messages.
The Bottom Line
You might want to create Telegram backup for many reasons including education or personal reasons.
Telegram is so user-friendly that have allowed the users to gain this goal with three major methods including printing chat history.
Creating full backup in Telegram desktop, and saving the chat history by Google chrome extension.
You can go for each of these method according your desire and the type of device that you are using.