How to Add a new Telegram contact

Telegram allows users to add friends to their Telegram friends list using usernames. Finding someone using their username is very simple, as below:

  1. Open Telegram app on your mobile
  2. Click on the Menu bar on the top left (3 bar icon), this will open a list of options
  3. Press Contacts tab from the menu options
  4. Above all of your contacts, press the invite friends option.
  5. Now please “Find Friends from contacts”, this will open the list of contacts from your phone directory.
  6. Before the list of contacts open, you may have top allow Telegram app to access your phone contacts.
  7. Select the contact you would like to add in your Telegram app and press Add.
  8. Alternatively, you may also type username or name of your friend in the search contact field.