How To Send A One-time View Photo On Telegram?

Telegram has always amazed its users by bringing the latest features and updates, and it is getting better every day. One such part is sending disappearing photos or One-time view photos on Telegram. This feature lets users send their pictures, which get deleted automatically after the specific time duration set by the user. It is the most helpful feature and reduces the storage space. You can easily share the One-time view pictures using the self-destructive timers and Secret chats.

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Telegram’s self-destructive photos feature:

To those unfamiliar, Telegram recently unveiled many new exciting features and enhancements within the app for Android and iOS users. The long list of features includes a slight tweak to its existing self-destructing or disappearing photos feature. Basically, this feature allows users to send pictures, which get automatically deleted according to the timer that has been set. 

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Sending One-time view photos on Telegram through Secret chats and self-destructive timer:

As mentioned above, you can share your One-time view pictures using two ways: first is through Secret chats, and the other way is through the self-destructive timer. Follow the instructions to learn more about how you can share your One-time view pictures on Telegram.

Through the Secret chats:

  • Open the Telegram application.
  • Please search for the contact to whom you want to share your pictures and open it.
  • Tap on their Profile picture.
  • Tap on the three dots menu.
  • Select the Start Secret chats option.
  • Now tap Start to begin the secret chat.
  • Next, you need to click on the timer icon. You can set a timer from 30 seconds to 1 min.
  • Select Done and share the images that you want to send.

Through the self-destructive timer:

  • Head to the Telegram app.
  • Open the chat to whom you want to share photos.
  • Tap on three dots and select the Self-destructive timer option.
  • Choose the time and select Done.
  • Tap on the paperclip icon at the bottom.
  • Now, choose the images that you want to send from your Gallery and tap on the Send button.
  • Once you have sent the picture, it will get automatically deleted according to the timer you set.

Unlike WhatsApp’s Disappearing messages feature, Telegram has also introduced the Auto-delete timer feature within the platform, and this feature allows users to set the timer to all the messages that are shared on the app. However, Telegram offers to set the timer on every note according to the users’ needs and requirements, whereas WhatsApp allows it to disappear after a week.

Important FAQs for Telegram Users

Can I truly send a photo that can only be viewed once on Telegram?

Yes, Telegram offers a feature called “Send with Timer” that allows you to send photos and videos that self-destruct after being viewed by the recipient.

Can the recipient still take a screenshot of the photo?

While recipients cannot view the photo twice, Telegram currently does not prevent them from taking screenshots.

Are there any other limitations to sending one-time view photos?

– This feature is not available in Secret Chats.
– You cannot set a timer for photos already sent in a chat.
– Once you send the photo, you cannot undo it.

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