How to Change Telegram Channel Name

Author: Iqbal | Guide: Telegram |

Telegram channel allows you to send broadcast messages. It is important to select the right name of a channel, especially a public telegram channel so that you reach the right people and be searchable. However, oftentimes, we decide on a channel’s name and realize after some time how inaccurate the name is. Sometimes, our purpose or idea of the channel and the content it shares no longer align with the name of the channel.

  • In this case, you’d probably want to change the name of a telegram channel to a more accurate one that aligns with your line of interest as well as has the potential to align with the audience’s line of interest too.
  • In this article, we’ve laid down the exact step-to-step procedure to change the name of a telegram channel.

How to Rename Telegram Channel

Steps to change the name of a telegram channel

Step 1- Open Telegram and tap on your channel: The installed telegram app will be located in the main menu or app menu of your device. You can also find the app through its unique icon.

  • The telegram app icon has a white paper plane situated inside a blue-colored circle-shaped background. Look for it and tap on it to launch the application.
  • When you open the app on whichever device, it will open up the homepage of the telegram.
  • You will see two icons at either corner of the screen. A list of all your recent chats will be displayed on the screen.
  • Tap on the chat of the telegram channel that you’ve created and wish to change the name of.

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Step 2- Tap on channel name: The chat window of that telegram channel will open. On the top of the screen, you will see the name of the channel and the number of subscribers they have. Click on this channel name.

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Step 3- Tap on the pencil icon: This will then open up the profile page or account of the telegram channel. This page consists of a few options. At the top left-hand side of the page, there is a three-dot icon. Click on the icon next to it. The dumbo. There is the pencil icon.

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Step 4- Edit name & tap tick: The tick icon lets you edit your profile. Tap on the space which is given to write the channel’s name. Write down and select the tick icon located on the screen above.

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Follow the above-mentioned steps to successfully change the name of a telegram channel to your choice.


  1. Users must set a unique username that is not already used by any other user across telegram. This holds true especially for the usernames set across telegram channels that are public. Multiple users, groups, or channels can not share the same username.
  2. Usernames on telegram allow A-Z, 0-9, and underscore.
  3. Along with setting the name of the channel, you can even set the channel's profile picture or video and add a description.
  4. Further, you can even change your telegram channel from private to public and vice versa.

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