Some time ago you registered a Telegram to experience the functioning of this well-known messaging service, which is considered by many to be the best alternative to WhatsApp. However, after using it for a few days, you realized that it was not for you and so proceeded to delete your account.
If, however, you are now here and you are reading these lines, it is evidently because you have had further second thoughts and would therefore like to understand how to recover a deleted Telegram account. That's the way it is, right? No problem: if you give me a minimum of your attention, I can illustrate in a simple but not for this little detailed way how to carry out the aforementioned operation, both from smartphones and tablets and from computers.
I anticipate immediately that, contrary to what you might think, it is not difficult and no special technical skills are required to do it: it only takes a few minutes and a pinch of attention. Then? Are you ready to get started? Yup? Great. Let's ban the chatter and take action right away!
- Preliminary information
- How to recover deleted Telegram account from smartphones and tablets
- How to recover deleted Telegram account from computer
- How to recover Telegram account deleted from the web
- In case of dubbi or problem
Before getting to the heart of the tutorial, going to explain what are the steps that must be taken for recover a deleted Telegram account, there is some preliminary information about it that you need to know.
First of all, know that removing a Telegram account can happen both in the way manual, through the appropriate deactivation page made available by the messaging service, which automatically, after a certain period of inactivity (as I explained to you in detail in my guide on how to delete Telegram accounts).
Another thing to keep in mind is that deleting a Telegram account is irreversible. This means that, after having deleted it, you cannot proceed with the recovery of the same: the only thing you can do is create a new account with the same phone number and username, since there is no limitation in this sense.
It is precisely this possibility that I will talk to you in the next lines. However, keep in mind that by proceeding in this way you will not be able to get back your history, your groups and / or your contacts. In addition, your account will be reported to other users of the service as a new user: whoever has your phone number in their contacts will receive a specific notification.
Taking into account what I have just explained to you, I would say that you are finally ready to take action and go and find out, therefore, what are the steps to take to "recover" a Telegram account. You will find everything explained in detail below.
How to recover deleted Telegram account from smartphones and tablets
You want to understand how to recover a deleted Telegram account from smartphones and tablets? I'll explain immediately how to do it, it's child's play. Firstly, if you previously removed the Telegram app from your Android or iOS / iPadOS device, download and install it again.
So if you are using Android, visit the relative section of the Play Store and award your bottone Install. If you are using a device on which there is no Play Store (e.g. a Huawei smartphone with AppGallery), you can download Telegram via an alternative store, such as I explained to you in my tutorial on how to install apps on Huawei.
Stai using iOS / iPadOSinstead, access the relevant section of the App Store, press the button Get, quindi quello Install and authorize the download by Face ID, touch ID o password dell'ID Apple.
Once the download has been completed or in any case if the app was already present on your device, start Telegram by selecting the relevant one icon that you find on the home screen or in the app drawer. Once the main screen of the application is displayed, if the application interface is translated into English and you want it in Italian, select the wording Continue in italiano.
Provide, therefore, to create your account on Telegram again, indicating yours nation from the drop-down menu at the top and entering yours mobile phone number in the field provided, located a little further down (making sure in advance that the prefix corrected in the adjacent field). Then, tap the button with the arrow (on Android) or on the voice NEXT (your iOS / iPadOS).
After completing the above steps, Telegram will provide you with a code, through SMS, which you will need to type in the appropriate field to verify your identity. If no message is delivered to you, you will receive one call by Telegram which will allow you to proceed with the authentication. Then, tap the button again with the arrow (on Android) or on the voice NEXT (your iOS / iPadOS).
Then fill in the proposed form with yours name and (if you want) with yours last name, then choose whether to add a profile photo by pressing the button with the camera (on Android) or on the voice Aggiungi photo (on iOS / iPadOS) and selecting an image from the Gallery of your smartphone or tablet.
If in carrying out the steps indicated above you see alerts appear on the screen by which you are asked to grant the app i permits necessary to access contacts, microphone, camera and notifications, accept as well, as necessary to fully use all the features offered by Telegram.
Finally, tap the button again with the arrow (on Android) or on the voice NEXT (on iOS / iPadOS) and you will find yourself in front of the Telegram screen from which to start new chats. At this point, the recovery procedure can be considered completed and you can then resume using the service as you did until before the account was deleted.
How to recover deleted Telegram account from computer
If you're interested recover deleted Telegram account from computer, you must first worry about downloading and reinstalling its client for Windows, macOS and Linux.
So if you previously uninstalled the program, reinstall it. To succeed on it Windows 10, go to the relevant section of the Microsoft Store and click on the button Install.
If, on the other hand, you are using a older Windows versionInstead, you can download Telegram from the official website of the program, by going to its home page and clicking on the button Get Telegram for Windows in the center of the page. Once the download is complete, open the .exe file obtained and, in the window that opens, select theiItalian from the menu for choosing the language, then click on the buttons OK, NEXT (three times in a row), Install e end.
Stai using a Mac? If so, go to the relevant section of the Mac App Store, click the button Get, quindi quello Install and, if necessary, authorize the download and installation by typing the Password of your Apple account or through touch ID (I know Mac che stai using this technology support).
Now, regardless of the operating system used, start Telegram. When you are shown the main screen of the program, if its interface is in English and you want to translate it into Italian, click on the item Continue in italiano, to solve, then press the button Start texting.
Therefore, select yours country of residence from the menu at the top and enter yours mobile phone number in the field below, checking in advance that the prefix corrected from the appropriate menu (if this is not the case, you can do it yourself).
Now, click on the button NEXT and type the code to verify your account that was sent to you by means of SMS. If the code is not sent to you, you will receive one call by Telegram to proceed with the authentication anyway.
At this point, fill in the fields visible in the program window with the information relating to your profile, then yours name and (if you want) yours last name, then if you want to add your own photo click on dedicated button and select the image you want to use.
Finally, click on button to go forward and you will find yourself in front of the Telegram screen relating to conversations. At that point, you can finally start using the account again. It was easy, wasn't it?
How to recover Telegram account deleted from the web
Telegram account recovery can also be implemented by Web. I'll explain immediately how to proceed. First, open the browser you usually use to surf the Net from your computer (eg. Chrome) and go to the Telegram Web home page.
Then select your country of residence from the drop-down menu Country and enter your mobile phone number in the field Phone Number, making sure before you in the field Code the correct prefix is set (if this is not the case, you can do it yourself).
Then click on the item NEXT located at the top right; check, by means of the warning that appears on the screen, that the mobile number entered is correct, and click on the item OK. If the number is wrong, select the link instead Cancel and correggilo.
After completing the above steps, type the code to verify the account that was sent to you by Telegram via SMS. If you don't receive the code, wait for it call by the messaging service to continue with authentication.
At this point, fill in the fields on the screen with yours name and (if you want) yours last name, then add any photo profile, by clicking on the dedicated button and selecting the image from the computer you are using.
To complete the account recovery procedure, click on button to proceed further and you will find yourself in front of the Telegram screen relating to conversations. Done!
In case of dubbi or problem
Despite having followed my instructions in detail, have you still not managed to recover the deleted Telegram account? Is there something that is still not very clear to you? In this case, I suggest you take a look at the FAQ section of the Telegram website, where you can find the answers to the most frequently asked questions by users.
If the FAQ does not come in handy, I suggest you request direct support to the Telegram team. To do this, go to the appropriate web page, type your message (preferably in English) in the field Please describe your problem, enter your email address in the field Your email, indicate your mobile number in the field Your phone number and proceed with sending the report by pressing the button Submit.
If you think you need more details about the practices described in this step, read my tutorial dedicated to the most common Telegram problems.