How can I know that my Telegram account is secure and hackers can’t attack it?
Hello I’m Jack Ricle from Telegram Adviser website. I wanna to talk about this issue today.
One of the most important things after create Telegram account is account security Issue.
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Telegram account security is one of the most important issues when creating a Telegram account. Because you need to protect your account data and maybe you want to create Telegram channel and develop your business. In this case you should be careful about your account. Because if someone can hack your account, also he can access to your channels and groups that you have created.
Stay with us in this awesome article.
Here, we have mentioned 10 main ways to keep your Telegram account secure:
- Enable Two Step Verification
- Check Active Sessions
- Set Passcode Lock
- Ignore Fake Messages
- Use Strong Password
- Be Careful Phishing Ways
- Self-Destruct Account Time
- Disable Save To Gallery
- Use Secret Chat
- Make Your Contact Information Private
1- Enable Two Step Verification
For login to your Telegram account you should insert your phone number and then you’ll receive confirmation code and then finished.
If someone can access to this code any way, your account will be stolen.
Two step verification can protect your account, from now you must know the password in addition to confirmation code.
we suggest to enable two step verification. But how?
- Open the Telegram app and Go to “Settings” section.
- Click “Privacy and Security”.
- Tap “Two-Step Verification” button and select “Set Additional Password“.
- Create a strong password and re-enter it for confirmation.
- Create a hint for the password.
- Enter your email address for password recovery and save it.
- Open your email inbox and click the “confirmation link“.
Well done! now your account has strong password. Don’t write your password somewhere, just keep in mind.
2- Check Active Sessions
Active sessions is useful option that you can check who has access to your account except for you!
It’s interesting, isn’t it?
Follow this steps to enter “Active Sessions” section:
- Go to “Settings” section and then enter “Privacy and Security”.
- Click “Active Sessions” button.
Now you can see all devices that has access to you account. If you see unknown device with suspicious IP, click and then remove it.
Now you can change your password and check active sessions a few days later.
Warning! If you tap “Terminate all other sessions” you will be log out of your account and you have to login again. So its better to remove them one by one.
3- Set Passcode Lock
Did it happen to you that someone logged into your Telegram application when your phone was unlocked?
In this case, your account information may be stolen. What’s the solution?
You should set “Passcode Lock” to protect your data. Follow the steps below:
- Go to “Settings” and enter “Privacy and Security”.
- Tap “Passcode Lock” button.
- Enter your password (4 Digit) then re-enter it for confirm.
If your phone has “Fingerprint” ability, you can enable “Unlock with Fingerprint”. This will help you to enter faster and more secure.
4- Ignore fake messages
You may have seen messages sent from Telegrams to users like this:
You account has temporary blocked. To confirm your identity click link below.
5- Use Strong Password
In today’s world, every day we see a lot of Telegram accounts being hacked by hackers. The most important reason is neglect and poor password usage. For creating strong password, we suggest use strong password generator websites.
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6- Be Careful Phishing Ways
If you received message from Telegram be careful and look at “Blue Tick” on title and also check the number.
Are you sure that it’s fake account? Then block and report it.
Telegram is so secure and hackers also used this way to obtain an account password.
7- Self-Destruct Account Time
If you want to avoid using Telegram for a long time, notice that Telegram has “Self-Destruct” for account.
It means after specific time your account will remove if you don’t use this app.
This feature by default set to 6 months but you can change it to maximum “1 Year” and minimum for “1 Month”.
8- Disable “Save To Gallery”
The last security point is that you should disable “Save to Gallery” because it can be harmful and automatically save your personal photos such as bank card photo.
9- Use Secret Chat
Secret chat is a safe way to have a conversation on Telegram, because the conversation is completely encrypted and messages are deleted after a certain period of time. This feature ensures that conversations remain private and secure, even if the account is compromised.
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10- Make Your Contact Information Private
Everyone registers in Telegram using their phone number, which is visible to everyone by default. Hence, other people in the group can see your phone number. The best thing is to make your contact number private.
- Open Telegram and go to “Settings”.
- Choose “Privacy and Security”.
- Go to “Phone Number” under the Privacy section.
- In the “Who Can See My Phone Number” section, choose “My Contacts” or “Nobody”.
- Users who tap “Nobody” are shown another heading. In the “Who Can Find Me By My Number” section, tap “My Contacts” to avoid random people from finding you. Changes are saved automatically.
In conclusion, Telegram account security is a very important issue that users should consider. In this article, we have given 10 main ways to secure your Telegram account. By following them you can increase your account security as much as possible.
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