Don't worry, you are not the only person who has tried to get a Telegram group and failed. Therefore, today we will explain how to search for groups and channels on Telegram even if they are secret. After you read this information, you will have no problem getting the groups or channels you need.

It is no secret to anyone that Telegram channels are one of the most important features that this app has messaging. However, there are several things you need to keep in mind in order to get the most out of them. Groups and channels on Telegram make your experience better.

How to search for any Telegram group

Channels and groups are similar, but they are not the same. Why? Because in the groups there can be interaction between the members (either by messages, stickers or audios) and not in the channels. Either way, Searching for groups and channels on Telegram is easy when you know exactly everything you have to do, then you just have to follow these steps:

Screenshot to search for Telegram groups
  1. Open Telegram on your mobile or computer.
  2. Touch the search bar located at the top of the app with a magnifying glass icon.
  3. Write the name of the channel or group you want to enter and a series of profiles with channels and groups will be displayed. Channels are identified by a megaphone icon with their name and groups by a people icon.
  4. Choose the channel or group that interests you and click on the name. end playing “Join the channel” or “Join the group”.

It is done! After doing this you will be linked to the channel, it is up to you to be aware of the rules and regulations to avoid suspensions. as you just saw, it is a really simple process.

Another way to enter a particular channel or group on Telegram is with an access link. This method is much easier because only just click on it and it will send you automatically to the group or channel window.

How to search for nearby groups by telegram

Option to find people nearby on Telegram

Do you want to know which Telegram groups are near you? Well, this is a possibility offered by the instant messaging application. Just go to the menu on the left of Telegram where it says people nearby.

As soon as you press it, a new screen will appear and an option called groups nearby (just below people nearby). There you will see the groups that are closest to you, including the information of the distance in which they are.

Of course, this efficient way of searching for nearby groups of your interest only works on Android. To find groups and contacts near you on an iPhone, you have to go into the contacts section. When you are there, you must press Find people nearby with the GPS icon.

Pages to find Telegram groups and channels

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Screenshot of Telegram Channels

No way to find the group or channel you're looking for? well you can always use the directories of Telegram groups and channels that abound on the Internet.

Telegram Channels y TLGRM are two of the most popular alternatives. Here you will find hundreds of thousands of different channels and groups that you can join. In addition, everything is organized in different categories and with the possibility of establishing search filters to find the group or channel that best suits your needs. Similarly, you can also take a look at these other sites:

telegram groups

This portal, not related to Telegram, puts at your fingertips more than 12000 active and public groups on the platform. Here you can search through categories such as sports, laughs, marketing, series, politics, help, debate, fans, travel, friendship and much more. To use it, you just have to enter a term in the search bar and voila, the page will do its thing.

Go to Telegram Groups


Another unofficial Telegram page where you can find different local groups on the platform. In addition, Igroups also helps you find interesting groups on Facebook, Discord, WhatsApp, and Slack. Among the main categories are music, entrepreneurship, games, stickers, singles, friendship, anime, travel and many more.

Go to Igroups


Tdirectory is a page that allows you search for groups, channels, games, bots, stickers and more. Here you can log in, configure settings and navigate between categories. On the front page is the search bar, along with listings of the most popular bots, channels, and groups. As well as reviews from a large number of user users.

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Telegram groups to look for work

On Telegram, the channels to find a job are more common than you imagine. Their capacity is unlimited, so they allow you to quickly and easily access a wide variety of job offers. Now that you know how to join Telegram channels, we recommend that you review these alternatives to get a job.

Employment Spain

More than 1400 subscribers use this channel to get job offers in Spain in which day by day the 10 best job offers are published. As if that were not enough, the channel allows you to maintain a wide range of searches, since the offers published are for various professional sectors.

Go to Employment Spain

Digital Jobs

A Telegram channel to get a job that daily spreads job opportunities in the digital world (SEO, Social Media and New Technologies). The perfect space for marketers to find work in their area.

Go to Digital Jobs

Audiovisual Jobs

A Telegram channel perfect for those interested in looking for a job in Spain related to the audiovisual area. He also publishes articles of interest and recommendations, in addition to job offers. If you wanted new opportunities in the audiovisual sector, you will probably find them here.

Go to Audiovisual Jobs


Here we show you the Frequently asked questions regarding the use of Telegram groups and channels:

What is the difference between a channel and a Telegram group?

The channels are more business-oriented because enhance communication between an organization and a large public. There are public and private channels. Groups, meanwhile, are smaller, more closed entities dedicated mostly to conversations with friends, family, or co-workers.

In a channel, you can send a message to many people and they will read it and there is an unlimited number of members that can be in said channel. There are also additional users who help manage the channel. Channels are perfect for broadcast news from a communication medium or report on a specific topic to customers, fans, etc..

public channels they can be easily found and anyone can access them to join. While you only access private channels with an invitation link to join or be added by the creator.

Channels have unlimited guests or participants and groups do not. In the groups there is not an administrator who writes and the others read, but that all participants can write what they want. You can also join public groups of unknown people when a topic interests you.

How to know in which groups your Telegram contacts are?

Do you want to know in which groups a contact from your Telegram is in? Well, go to your contact's profile and access their profile by clicking on their name or photo. Below your phone, name, and notifications is a menu. When this menu on the right, there is a section that says Groups in which you can seeView the ones you share with another person without having to go group by group to find out.

Privacy tips when being in Telegram groups

Don't let people see your phone number if you are going to be in a Telegram group with many unknown people. Use a public username and apply the following settings:

telegram privacy tips
  • touch the three lines from the top left.
  • Go to the Settings.
  • Get into Privacy & Security.
  • Tap the option Telephone.
  • Choose who can see your number (Everyone, My Contacts, or Nobody).
  • Press Nobody for the unknown people cannot see your phone number. This will keep you private on Instagram when you're in one of those groups with strangers on the app.

How to leave a Telegram group

leave telegram group

Leaving a Telegram group is the easiest thing in the world. Why? Because you only have to enter the group you want to leave, press the button with the three points that is in the upper right corner and touch where it says Leave group. It couldn't be simpler!

By Hector Romero

Journalist in the technology sector for more than 8 years, with extensive experience writing in some of the reference blogs on Internet browsing, apps and computers. I am always informed of the latest news regarding technological advances thanks to my documentary work.