How to Add Contact on Telegram
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How to Add Contact on Telegram

In this post, you’ll see the steps to add a contact on Telegram. I use here the app (Android and iPhone), Web, and Desktop. Let’s begin.

Add Contact to Telegram

Android

If you’re using an Android device, follow these steps:

Open the Telegram app and hit the three vertical lines at the top left.

Select “Contacts” between “New Group” and “Calls.” Tap the icon at the bottom right.

Provide now the first name, country code, and number. The last name is optional.

Hit the Tick icon at the top right.

Tick icon
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That’s all.

iPhone

Launch the Telegram app and hit the Contacts tab at the bottom.

Hit the + icon at the top right.

Provide the name (first name mandatory and last name optional), country code, and number. Hit Create at the top right.

Create option
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That’s all.

Telegram Desktop

If you’re using Telegram Desktop, follow these steps:

Open the Telegram Desktop app and hit the three horizontal lines at the top left.

Select Contacts between New Channel and Calls. Click Add Contact at the bottom left.

Provide the first name, country code, and number. The last name is an optional one.

Hit Create at the bottom.

That’s all.

Telegram Web

Open the Telegram Web and hit the three horizontal lines at the top left.

Select Contacts and hit the + icon at the bottom right. Give the first name, country code, and number. The last name is optional. Click Add at the top right.

That’s all.

Add Your Contact on Telegram via QR Code (Android or iPhone)

Follow these steps to let others add your contact on Telegram via the QR code:

On Telegram for iPhone, hit the Settings tab at the bottom and tap the QR code icon at the top left.

On Telegram for Android, hit the three vertical lines at the top left and select Settings. You can see the QR code icon beside the search icon. Hit it.

You can now view the QR code and share it using the “Share QR Code” button at the bottom.

Share QR Code button
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Or you can ask the person to scan the code.

At the bottom, you can also see the backgrounds for the QR code. Pick the one you prefer. You can also choose between light or dark mode with the icon at the bottom.

That’s all.

See: How to Stop Telegram Contact Joined Notification