Telegram allows users to add friends to their Telegram friends list using usernames. Finding someone using their username is very simple, as below:
- Open Telegram app on your mobile
- Click on the Menu bar on the top left (3 bar icon), this will open a list of options
- Press Contacts tab from the menu options
- Above all of your contacts, press the invite friends option.
- Now please “Find Friends from contacts”, this will open the list of contacts from your phone directory.
- Before the list of contacts open, you may have top allow Telegram app to access your phone contacts.
- Select the contact you would like to add in your Telegram app and press Add.
- Alternatively, you may also type username or name of your friend in the search contact field.