What happens if I uninstall Telegram from my mobile?

👤 Diwas Poudel    🕒 11 Sep 2023    📁 TECH

You may want to uninstall Telegram at times, and before doing so, you may have questions such as whether all chat messages are deleted, whether all contacts are lost, whether all groups you are a part of are lost, whether it deletes my Telegram if I uninstall it, whether people can find me after I uninstall, whether people can send me requests, whether people can search for me, and many more.

If you are in the same situation, you have come to the right place. On the basis of Q/A, I will guide you.

When you uninstsall telegram , then nothing will happen. You can again download the app and enter the username and password and you will be able to access all your chat , messages you have send and received before.

Is it true that if I uninstall Telegram, my chat messages are lost?

If you uninstall Telegram, you will not lose your regular messages because they are all stored in Telegram Cloud. Telegram is a cloud-based messaging service. Every action you take in Telegram is saved on their server. So, don't worry, you can uninstall the Telegram app whenever you want.

When you reinstall Telegram and log in with the same username/password and mobile number, all of your messages will be synced with your newly installed Telegram and you will receive all your messages.

Note that: When you log out or uninstalled Telegram the only thing you will lose is your Secret Chats.

If I uninstall it, will the images, videos, and documents that I shared with my friends be deleted?

No. All of this content will remain on Telegram's Cloud Server and will auto-sync after you reinstall and log in. However, keep in mind that you must log in with the same credentials as before.

Do you get removed from Groups if you uninstalled Telegram?

If you uninstalled Telegram, you will not be removed from the Group.

Also, if you are the admin of the group, uninstalling Telegram will have no effect on the other members of the group.

Can someone send a message to you if you have uninstalled Telegram?

Yes, even if you have uninstalled Telegram, they can send you messages. When you log back into your telegram account using a web browser or reinstall the app, you will receive all messages sent by them.

Does my Telegram Account get deleted if I uninstall Telegram?

No, not at all. Uninstalling the Telegram app does not result in the deletion of the Telegram account. There is no relationship between uninstalling and deleting Telegram.

Can people see your Telegram profile even after I uninstall Telegram?

Yes. Uninstalling the Telegram app from your Android or iPhone device does not delete your Telegram profile. As a result, people can still see your Telegram profile.

Can People know you have uninstalled Telegram?

No one will know that you have uninstalled the Telegram Account.

Can someone see my active status if I have uninstalled Telegram?

 Yes they can see your status

Can people in my contacts message me even after I uninstalled Telegram?

All messages sent by your contacts are saved on the server, and the same information is visible to your contacts. As a result, even if you uninstall Telegram, the information in the conversation will remain visible to your contacts.

Will, you lose your friend list after you uninstalled the telegram?

No, it does not. By uninstalling the Telegram App, you will not lose your friends list. They will remain friends, unaware that you have uninstalled the apps.

Can people still send you friend requests?

Yes. You will still appear in Telegram search results, and people can add you on Telegram.

Can people send you messages after you uninstalled the telegram?

They certainly can. They won't be able to if you've deleted your Telegram account. However, if you simply uninstall and then reinstall, or if you use the desktop version, they will be available to you.

Can people see your last seen if you have uninstalled Telegram?

If you uninstall Telegram on your mobile and then log in same account through the website then the last seen will change to active.

If you uninstall Telegram on your mobile device and then log in to the website/reinstall and log in with a different Telegram account, will your messages be recovered?

Because it is not the same account, if you reinstall it and create a new account, you will lose any previously saved contacts and messages. As a result, you'd have to log into your old account to access the same saved history, such as contacts, messages, groups, and so on.

One thing to keep in mind is that if you uninstall the app and do not log in to your account or are not online for a specified amount of time, your Telegram account will be deleted. Then no one can send you messages, and you won't be able to log in.

You will find these settings and change them in the following location.

1 Click on 3 horizontal bars.

2 Tab Settings > Privacy and Security 

3 Under Delete my account, there is I away for 6 months (by default).

This means if you do not come online at least once within 6 months then your account will be deleted along with all messages and contacts.

You can change this time as you wise. For this, just tab '6 months' and select the required period like 1 month, 3 months,6 months, and 1 year.

How do I export my Telegram data before uninstalling the app?

You can easily export Telegram data before uninstalling the app and here are the steps for this:

  1. Open Telegram
  2. Click on 3 horizontal dots at the top left corner.
  3. Then Goto Settings
  4. Tab on Privacy and Security
  5. Tab on Export Telegram data.
  6. Select the data you want to export and then click on the format you want to export then click on Export.

Now you can uninstall the Telegram App.