Telegram: How to use two accounts on the same phone?

Telegram is a messaging app that allows you to create three accounts on the same device.


Telegram is an instant messaging app that differs from others, such as WhatsApp.

The latter application does not allow the user to have more than one account on the same device or on another. Instead, Telegram allows its users to use their accounts on different technological devices.

On the other hand, Telegram also allows the creation of several accounts on the same device, be it a phone, tablet or other technological device. Next, this guide will explain the steps to use more than one account in this messaging app.

What steps to take to make use of more than one account in Telegram?

In this section, it will be mentioned step by step how to create more than one account in the Telegram messaging app.

  1. To start, you must go to the Telegram app
  2. Then open the app
  3. Then, press the menu icon of the three horizontal lines, it is located in the upper left corner.
  4. Then, click on Add Account.
  5. Subsequently, a telephone number must be added, likewise, verification must be marked, it is located in the upper right corner, then a call will be received for verification, however, it is not necessary to answer, since Telegram processes automatically.
  6. Finally, you must choose a name for the account and then touch the check mark icon again. When the above step is executed, you will be able to start the conversation chat with friends and family from a second account.

Extra information

The Telegram application allows the creation of only three accounts on the technological device.

To switch from one account to another, just touch the icon with the three horizontal lines and select the account you want to use.