WhatsApp launched customizable wallpapers for each chat at the end of 2020, but Telegram, following the constant rivalry that exists between the two instant messaging applications, has just presented a novelty that goes beyond: animated backgrounds for conversations.
The novelty is now available for all users who use the latest version of the Telegram app for both iOS and Android and adds to the ability to make group video calls via Telegram, which is reminiscent of the Zoom messaging app and other apps of video call.
Telegram’s new animated wallpapers consist of multicolored gradients that are generated with algorithms and move every time the user sends a message. Telegram incorporates these smooth animations into all themes by default.
How to create live wallpapers on Telegram
To find more live wallpapers, go to “Chat” and “Change chat background” if you are using Telegram for Android. If, on the other hand, you are using Telegram for iOS, you need to go to “Appearance”, “Chat background”.
If you can’t find an animated wallpaper that suits you, you can also make your own. For this, you just have to click on “colors” and choose three or four colors to unlock the animation.
Then click “pattern” and add an additional pattern to give your live wallpaper extra style and that’s it, you will have your custom motion wallpaper ready.
Live wallpapers can be shared with friends and family for them to use too, even the ones we have created ourselves.
This novelty, already available, in addition to group video calls, also includes other outputs, such as animations when sending messages and a new menu button for bots, as well as new ways to import stickers, reminders to help you protect the your account and many other new features.