How To Find Someone On Telegram

Your Quick Answer: 

You can find someone on Telegram by using their username; in the Search box, enter the targeted person’s username.

Find the correct account, click on his profile and start chatting.

You can also find someone using ‘@userinfobots’, and this bot will give you the username and the ID of the targeted person.

Search for the bot, choose the correct one and tap START 

By adding someone on Telegram using their phone number, you can start chatting with them. 

You can also appear and add people from nearby contacts using the feature.

How to Find Someone on Telegram:

You have the following methods for this:

1. Search by Username:

Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open Telegram & Tap on the Search icon

You must have the Telegram app and a Telegram account to find someone on Telegram. If you have the Telegram app, do not follow this step; this step is for those who don’t have the app; install it from Google Play Store (for Android users) / App Store (for iOS users).  Launch the app, and tap Start Messaging; you will be redirected to another window where you have to enter your Phone number, and they will call you for Phone number verification (don’t accept the call); you can also request an SMS.

If you already have a Telegram account, then ignore this step. After logging in to your Telegram account, you can see the Chat list on your screen, and you can also search for other users from your contacts and globally by tapping on the Search icon from the top right corner.  

Tap on the Search icon

Step 2: Type the Username of the Telegram user

In the Search box, enter the person’s first name, and you will see many results. If the person’s number is saved in your contacts, it will be shown at the top of the results; otherwise, it will be shown under Global Search.

If the person’s profile does not exist, you will not get any results. Along with the Chats searching, you can also do Media, Downloads, Files, and Links searching there.

Type the Username of the Telegram user

Step 3: Tap on Name to Start the chat

If you find his name there, then tap on his name, and you will be redirected to the chats page. There you can start chatting with the person, sending messages, photos, videos, etc., as you can on the other platforms.  

Tap on Name to Start the chat

2. Using Telegram info-Bots:

You will get your and other users’ IDs using Telegram info-Bots. All you have to do is forward any user message to the User Info Bot. 

Step 1: Open Telegram App on PC and Search ‘@userinfobots’

Using the Telegram app on a PC or laptop would be best to do this trick. So if you do not have the Telegram app on your system, then download the app from Windows Store (if you are using Windows) or from App Store (if you are using Mac).

After installing the app, launch it and set it according to your system environment. Now log in to your account, click on the Search button from the top left corner, and search for the ‘@userinfobots’. 

Open Telegram App on PC and Search '@userinfobots'

Step 2: Enter a Particular format on bot-chat

After searching for the ‘@userinfobots’, you will get a ton of results there for the name format. You have to choose the correct profile from the list. Check the bot’s name correctly, and it should be ‘@userinfobots’, then click on every result and check the bio of the bot. The bot whose details are described here contains a GitHub link in the bio; you can determine the right channel by checking this.

Step 3: It will Auto-Reply with User ID and Name details

Open the channel and click the START button, and the bot will give you your telegram ID and username.

Click on Start

It is an auto-reply system infobot present inside the Telegram app. If you want another user’s ID and username, go to his chat right, click on any of his messages, select the forward message, and send the message to the Userinfobot. It will give you the ID and username of the targeted person.

Type is and first name and click send button

3. Search Someone by Phone Number:

You can search for someone on Telegram by just phone number. You need to add the person in Telegram, and you can start chatting with the person.

Step 1: Open Telegram & Open Chat

First, open the telegram app and log in to your account with your phone number; if you don’t have an account, create an account. To create an account, tap Start Messaging; after that, you will be redirected to another window where you have to enter your Phone number. They will verify your phone number, and you are done.

If you do not have the app, install it from the Google Play Store (for Android users) / from the App Store (for iOS users). After logging in to your account, you can see the Chats page on your screen.

Step 2: Tap on People+ icon & Add Contacts

You can see the Edit icon at the bottom right corner of the Chats screen, and you will be redirected to a new page.

Click on pencil icon

Tap on the People+ icon from the bottom right corner, and after that, you will enter the Add Contact page, where you have to enter the phone number of the targeted person. 

Click on people icons

Step 3: Start the chat

After saving his name and phone number, click on the Tick icon from the top right corner and save it. Then you will be redirected to the chat screen of the person where you can start chatting with him. Keep one thing in mind you will be able to chat with the targeted contact when he has a Telegram account.

Click on tick icon

How to Appear on Nearby Contacts on Telegram or Add People:

To appear on Nearby Contacts on Telegram or to add people:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open the Telegram app, log in to your account, and enter the Chats screen.

Step 2: Now click on the Three parallel lines icon from the top left corner, and the list of options, select Contacts.

click on the Three parallel lines icon

Step 3: Then select Find People Nearby from the upper side of the screen; you can also add people from the below list of this option.

Click on people nearby me

Step 4: After clicking on the Find People Nearby option, it will ask you to turn on your location, and after that, click the ‘Make Myself Visible’ option and add the people from the list.

Click on Make Myself Visible

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