Social networks can become tremendously addictive , so it is not surprising that after a while, we need to clear our heads and disconnect from them. In the MrAppsGeek we have already seen a tutorial to delete a WhatsApp account , unsubscribe from Skype or similar. Today, however, we are going to go one step further and we are going to teach you how to activate self-destruction in Telegram so that you “go big”, in this way you can add a timer to the app to make it self- destruct after a while . time .
What is self-destruction on Telegram and what is it for?
It is a function with which you can delete your Telegram account if you are not online at least 1 time during a certain period . Said account will be deleted along with all your messages and contacts , the connection period is configurable and can vary according to: 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 1 year .
How does self-destruction work on Telegram?
As we have said before, if you are not online at least once during this period , your account will be deleted with all your messages and contacts. This period is configurable to the following time interval: 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 1 year . So try to connect at least 1 time in 1 month if you have it configured in this interval or similar.
Activate Self Destruct In Telegram
To enable the self-destruction of the account , the first thing we must do is enter the application and we will look at the top left where there are 3 horizontal lines , we enter inside. It is here where we will see a menu on the left side of the screen with many options , the one that interests us is “Settings” , we enter inside.
Now in “Settings” we will see a menu with the following options:
- Notifications and Sounds.
- Privacy & Security.
- Data and Storage.
- Chat settings.
Of all the options, we must enter where it says “Privacy and Security” .
This is where we must go down a bit to “Advanced” and click where it says “Delete my Telegram account if I’m away” (by default it is 6 months) .
Set Up Self Destruct On Telegram
Now we can choose the period of self-destruction of the account:
- 1 month.
- 3 months.
- 6 months.
- 1 year.
Remember that if in one of these established periods you do not connect even once, your account along with your contacts, photos and chat will be self-destructed and therefore deleted forever .
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