Telegram is a globally accessible messaging application with 500+ million active users across the globe. It is one of the top ten apps in the list of most downloadable apps. Telegram is a user-friendly app that is highly secure and safe compared to other social media platforms. If you have ever thought of using Telegram on Apple TV, then the process isn’t straightforward. i.e., Telegram isn’t Apple TV compatible, and you should screen mirror it from iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

How to Use Telegram Videos on Apple TV

To watch Telegram videos or audio and use other features on your Apple TV, you should get it installed on your iOS.

Get Telegram on iPhone

You can get Telegram on your iOS devices if your iPhone or iPad is of version iOS 10 and later. You can download the app from the App Store with the steps below.

1) Open the App Store application on your iPhone.

2) Search for the app by typing Telegram on the search field.

3) Select the app from the search result and select Get to download the Telegram application on an iOS device.

4) Once the download is over, enter your phone number to finish the verification process and start using the application.

How to Screen Mirror Telegram to Apple TV using iPhone

You can access the Telegram app on your Apple TV by Screen Mirroring your iPhone.

1) Verify that your Apple TV and iPhone are on the same WiFi network.

2) Open the Telegram app and slide down on the upper right corner of the screen to access the Control Centre.

3) Click the Screen Mirroring option from your Telegram.

Screen Mirroring on iphone

4) Choose your Apple TV from the available devices on your iPhone.

5) If this is your first-time establishing screen mirroring between iPhone and Apple TV, your Apple TV will display an activation passcode.

6) Enter the code on your iPhone and follow the instructions.

7) Launch the Telegram app on your iPhone, and you can start accessing the channels, videos, audio, etc., on your TV.

How to Watch Telegram Videos on Apple TV using Mac

Mac users can use the AirPlay option to screen mirror Telegram on Apple TV.

1) Verify that your Apple TV and Mac are on the same WIFI network.

2) On your Mac Home screen, search for the AirPlay icon in the Menu bar.

3) If you can’t spot the AirPlay icon on the home screen, enable it in the Displays settings.

  • Click the Apple icon on the top left corner of the screen.
  • From the drop-down menu, select the option System Preferences.
Telegram on Apple TV
  • Find the Displays menu and click it.
  • Turn on AirPlay Display at the bottom of the screen, and check whether the box to the left of Show mirrored choices in the menu bar when available is checked.
Telegram on Apple TV

4) Navigate to the home screen. In the menu bar, find and select the AirPlay symbol.

Airplay icon on MAC

5) To mirror Mac’s screen, select AppleTV under the AirPlay menu.

Airplay to Apple TV from MAC

6) On your Mac, open the browser and go to the Telegram web to proceed further.

7) Sign in to your Telegram account by entering your phone number.

8) Finally, Telegram screen from your Mac gets mirrored to your Apple TV.

What’s on Telegram

  • Telegram is a freeware app that provides maximum privacy by allowing you to create a secret chat that is end-to-end encrypted.
  • Video and audio calls are also end-to-end encrypted, making it difficult for hackers to access user data.
  • The app also contains thousands of bots you can utilize to check the weather, play games, etc.
  • You can also customize the interface and enable Auto-Night Mode in Telegram.
  • Telegram also has an option to manage notifications, save messages as documents, share live locations, etc.
  • With Telegram Premium, you can upload files upto 4 GB, fast downloading feature, and exclusive stickers and reactions.
  • In the Premium version, you can convert voice to text when you don’t want to listen to the audio.

Why is Telegram WhatsApp Rival?

Telegram is considered the best WhatsApp rival as it has a few really useful and unique features. With Telegram, users can create channels and add unlimited subscribers. It supports sharing uncompressed photos and videos as file transfer. Telegram supports playing video and audio 2X times faster. It has bots and is more secure than using WhatsApp on Apple TV.

You can get Telegram on Apple TV by choosing any of the above-mentioned methods. Additionally, you can enjoy more Telegram features on your iPhone as Telegram’s iOS version has been updated to offer new features like better download management, a new attachment menu, and more to help iPhone users have a better experience with Telegram.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use Telegram on my Apple Watch?

Yes. But you should have an iPhone for Telegram to work on Apple Watch.