Telegram is including a brand new group voice chats characteristic that’s just like an always-on Discord room. Voice chats are actually a part of current textual content chats, and function as a persistent possibility to talk reside with buddies or household. As they’re all the time accessible, you possibly can dip out and in of voice chats similar to you’ll in a Discord room or name.
Telegram is supporting “a few thousand participants,” so even greater teams for issues like reside occasions will embrace voice chats. The characteristic seems on the high of an current group chat, if enabled, permitting anybody to affix the dialog freely. On the desktop variations of Telegram for Home windows and Mac, you can even use a push-to-talk key for voice chats to regulate your microphone enter.
Telegram has additionally constructed a helpful voice chat overlay for Android, which operates as a system-wide floating widget. It enables you to see who’s speaking or function microphone and mute choices when Telegram is operating within the background.
In the meanwhile group voice chats is targeted on audio, however Telegram says it’s adding video and display sharing options within the coming weeks. In case you’re keen on making an attempt out group voice chats you’ll have to be an admin of a gaggle to allow the characteristic within the group settings menu.