Telegram is indeed a great instant messaging app for exchanging messages. Telegram app is available on all platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac. Besides exchanging text messages, Telegram allows you to make voice/video calls.

If you have been using Telegram for a while, you might know that the app allows users to change the default wallpaper for all chats. Not only chat wallpapers but the app also allows users to change the chat bubble color too.

Telegram recently rolled out an update with various new features. The update allows you to change the Chat theme for individual chats. Before this update, users could only change the default background for all chats.

After the new update, users can set different themes for Telegram friends, family, and colleague chat rooms. The chat theme can be set by either you or your contact. However, both ends should be running the latest version of Telegram to see the new background.

Also Read: How to Send Photos & Videos Without Compression in Telegram

How to Change Themes for Individual Chats On Telegram

Hence in this article, we will share a detailed guide on how to change the Chat themes for individual chats on Telegram. Let’s check out.

1. First of all, head to the Google Play Store and update the Telegram app.

Telegram app

2. After the update, open the app on your device and open a chat.

3. Now tap on the three dots as shown in the screenshot below.

three dots setings

4. From the list of options, tap on the Change colors.

Change colors

5. Now, you will be asked to select a theme. Just select a theme of your choice.

select a theme

6. Once selected, tap on the Apply theme button.

Apply theme

That’s it! You are done. The new theme will be applied to the chat. The other end should have the latest version of Telegram to see the new theme.

new theme telegram

How to Change Chat Background in Telegram?

After changing the theme, you may also be interested in changing the chat background. Telegram allows you to change the chat background to your wish. Here’s what you need to do.

1. Open the Telegram app on your Android device. Next, tap on the three horizontal lines at the top right.

tap on the three horizontal lines

2. On the menu that appears next, select Settings.

tap on the 'Settings.'

3. Now scroll down to the Settings section and tap Chat Settings.

tap on the 'Chat Settings' option

4. In Chat Settings, tap on Change Chat Background.

tap on the 'Change Chat Background' option

5. Now, select the background of your choice. The wallpaper you will select will immediately become your default chat background.

Pick the wallpaper

That’s it! This is how you can change chat background on the Telegram app.

So, this guide is about changing chat themes for individual chats on Telegram. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts about this, let us know in the comment box below.


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