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How To Go To First Message In Telegram

By Pranab Sen

✎ Key Takes:

» You can see the first message on Telegram by searching the particular message or by searching using the date.
» You can use automatic scrolling apps like Auto Screen Scroll, Smart Scroll, etc., to scroll up to the first message.
» On these apps, you need to add Telegram first then the scrolling feature will be activated.

From the archived folder of Telegram, you can see the hidden messages.

How To Go To First Message In Telegram:

You can try the following methods:

1. Search The Specific Message

To see the first message in a Telegram chat without scrolling, you can use the search function to find the specific message. Here are the steps to do this:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open the Telegram app, and from the chats, go to the person’s or group chat where you want to find the first message.

Step 2: Tap on the Three dots from the top right corner and click the magnifying glass icon.

Tap on the Three dots
magnifying glass icon

Step 3: The chat function will start working, type the message in the search bar and enter or tap on the search button.

start working

Step 4: Telegram will display the message in the chat that matches your search query. If you write the message multiple times, you will get multiple results. 

Step 5: This method will work if you are looking for the first message sent in the chat. Also, you could use the date filter to find the first message sent on a specific date or the filter feature to see all messages sent by a specific user.

2. Searching By Date on Chat

You can see the first message on Telegram chat without scrolling; based on a specific date, you can use the search function and filter by date.

Here are the steps to do this:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open the Telegram app, and navigate to the chat where you want to find the first message.

Step 2: Tap on the Three dots from the top-right corner of the screen, and click on the Search option.

Tap on the Three dots
magnifying glass icon

Step 3: When the search bar is activated, you can see one Calendar icon at the bottom left corner, click on it and choose the date of the message you are looking for using the “dd/mm/yyyy” format.

you can see one Calendar icon

Step 4: Press enter or tap on the search button and Telegram will display the first message sent on that date if any message was sent on that date; otherwise, it will show the closest message to that date.

Press enter or tap on the search

Step 5: Using this feature, you can find the first message of any chat on Telegram if you remember the date.

How to check when a Telegram group was created:

To check when a Telegram group was created, you can search it using the date search method. To do that: 

Step 1: Open the Telegram chat, click on the Three dots from the top right, and click the Search icon.

Tap on the Three dots

Step 2: Now click the Calendar icon from the bottom left and select an old date (which is surely far from the creation date), and it will navigate you to the closest date available on the chat, which will be the creation date of the group. 

magnifying glass icon

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. How to scroll up on Telegram Web?

To scroll up on Telegram Web, you can use your mouse scroll wheel or trackpad to scroll up on the page. Alternatively, you can use the keyboard shortcuts “Page Up” or “Arrow Up” to scroll up or click on the up arrow at the top of the chat history. You also can use the “End” button of your keyboard to navigate to the bottom of the chat and then use the arrow up to navigate up.

2. How to see hidden messages on Telegram?

If you send any Telegram chats to the Archived folder, the messages will be hidden, and no notification will come at the time of the message’s arrival. So from the Archived folder, you can see the hidden Telegram messages.

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Pranab Sen is founder and author of Techniquehow.com. He is a full-time blogger, everything that gets published is from Pranab's hand. He likes to be a 'social media geek' since 2011 to understand the problems of readers more deeply and giving the solution through his writing.

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