How to Russify "Telegrams" on "Android": some useful tips
The next creation of Pavel Durov, messengerTelegram, was released in 2013. Despite all the positive qualities of this application, it is not too popular in Russia in general and in the Russian-speaking segment of the Internet in particular. Explaining the reluctance to use this means of communication, users in the first place indicate the lack of a Russian interface. In this article we will tell you how to Russify "Telegrams" on "Android".
Telegram on Android
Let's make a short digression into the history of developmentthis application. The first version of it was released in August 2013 for devices running iOS. A week later, an independent developer created and began distributing a compatible Android program that used the same encryption and messaging protocol. The official Telegram client for this operating system was released in October 2013.
The source code of the program is available to developers inunder the open public license GPL. This allows programmers to create their own products based on it. Thanks to this, you can find many unofficial assemblies on Google Play. "Telegrams" to "Android" (Russian version) is easy to install even in several copies. The official version can be distinguished by the developer, which is Telegram Messenger LLP, and it is still distributed in English.
As we found out, "Telegrams" in Russian for"Android" exists on legal grounds. You can download it from the official Google store. Next to the official client, the first lines of search results are occupied by several popular assemblies of "Telegrams" in Russian. For "Android", which have wide options for changing the front end, you can find the most exotic clones of this program. Of course, their functionality differs from the original, and in some versions it is quite powerful.
"Telegrams" have a number of features that are not available inother messengers. Unlike its competitors, it allows you to use not only a binding to a phone number for communication. This, in particular, explains why he had fast enough, along with mobile customers, appeared desktop version. Telegram user can select a unique name in the settings, starting with @ and consisting of five symbols. To create it, you can use letters of the Latin alphabet, numbers and an underscore.
This feature of the messenger, like namesusers, makes it possible to use special automatic accounts in it, or, as they are also called, robots (bots). Running on the server, they can automatically process information on the specified parameters, which makes the scope of their application almost unlimited. For example, there are bots reporting news, weather, currency rates and other useful information. They can do this either in the current time mode or at the user's request.
One of the first bots that were created inThis application is "robot Anton". With its help on the official client, you can install any, including Russian, in the "Telegrams". On "Android", as, indeed, on all supported OS, you need to send a text message and get a file with the localization corresponding to the installed system language.
Russian for official client
Let's take a closer look at how to Russify "Telegrams" on "Android", if you still decided to download an official client. Let's consider some of the simplest and most convenient options for implementation:
How to Russify "Telegrams" on "Android" withusing the "robot Anton". In the installed application, using the search by user name, we find @telerobot. You can identify it with a nice icon. After you create a chat with it, you need to send the following command: locale [operating system] [localization language]. In our case it will look like this: locale android en. Almost immediately on your smartphone or tablet comes the file Russian.xml. It must be downloaded and installed. After the restart, the official application client will acquire a completely Russian interface.
How to Russify "Telegrams" on "Android"in other ways. "Anton" is an official, but not the only bot that can request Russian. There are several of its analogues. For example, @tgrusbot distributes the latest localization versions for smartphones and desktop clients. It differs by the rapid addition of new sections after the program is updated. In addition, in RuNet, you can find several pages on this program and its settings. They usually provide detailed instructions for installing the translation, and additionally you can download the localization files themselves.
In this article we tried to highlight all possible ways and options for Russification of the telegram messenger and its analogs. Now, if you want, you can join the army of its users.