Telegram has been busy lately building out new additions and improving already existing functions in within their messaging app and the latest build v.5.3 has arrived with all new chat background customization options. Now, you can add blur, motion effects, set custom colors and even share your chat background creations with others.

New in version 5.3

  • Apply blur and motion effects to chat backgrounds in Settings > Chat Settings > Chat Background.
  • Set custom colors as backgrounds and apply patterns.
  • Search for new backgrounds by color or topic.
  • Share and set backgrounds via links that work on all platforms.
  • Use backgrounds you set on one device on your other devices.
  • Enjoy a selection of new backgrounds.

In addition to creating your own background, Telegram has also added a whole new set of built-in options to choose from in case you prefer to roll that way. The update is live now, so if you haven't snagged it already, hit the link to grab it now.

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