Maybe happened to you that others have taken screenshots of your telegram chats and sent them to someone or published them somewhere!. Of course, they may not have bad intentions to do this, but this has offended you! To solve this problem and increase the security of messages, Telegram has added the ability of secret chat to its facilities.
You can chat secretly with any of your contacts or unknown peoples and have a secure conversation.
The difference between secret chat and regular chat is that you can set a timer for your messages so that the messages you send will be disappear automatically after a certain period of time. You have to set your messages to be deleted in a few seconds, and this time is between 1 second to 1 week depend on your choose.
In secret chat, the other contact can not take a screenshot of the chat page or save the picture and you no longer have to worry about taking screenshots of your chat.
It is not possible to FORWARD your messages in Secret Chat, and your friend cannot send or save your messages to anyone else.
Encrypting messages in Secret Telegram Chat is another benefit that provides a more secure area for your chats. You must be wondering what this cryptography looks like, “END TO END” is the telegram cryptography method. This means that as soon as you send the message.
Messages will goes to the Telegram server in encrypted form and is delivered to your friend’s Telegram without decryption. In fact, no one in the network can read the content of your message like Internet service providers, government and hackers.
Note : Also note that this feature is available in mobile version not in desktop versions