How to Recover Deleted Telegram Account

The world, with the help of technology, is advancing very rapidly. The internet is becoming a go-to place for almost everything. You name a thing, and it will always be available on the internet. With digitalization, people have started socializing online. Apps like WhatsApp and Facebook have gained immense importance over the last 5 years. Telegram is also gaining its importance day by day. It has 500 million monthly active users now.

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Telegram is an instant messaging app. It provides several features like file sharing, end-to-end encrypted video calling, an unlimited number of photo-sharing, and much more. It is very similar to WhatsApp but has more features compared to it.

Due to the pandemic, people got more time at home, and they started watching more and more movies and series to spend time. There is a feature in Telegram which has been attracting more and more users to it. The feature is that anyone can watch movies and series by joining respective groups on Telegram. This platform even has most of the Netflix exclusive movies and series.

However, this platform has only one slight problem: if you are not a daily Telegram user, after a few months of completely not opening Telegram, your account can get deleted on its own. 

When opening the account, they ask you options under the bar delete my account if inactive for: a year, 1 month, 3 months and 6 months

You’ll have to select any one of them.

If you are someone who had their Telegram account deleted by purpose or by accident and want to recover the account now, you’ve come to the right place. In our blog today, we will talk in detail about how you can recover a deleted Telegram account.

Can You Recover Deleted Telegram Account?

Yes, it is absolutely possible to recover a deleted Telegram account. There can be various reasons why the account got deleted. One might have lost their phone, forgotten the username, or maybe deleted it on purpose. We will be providing solutions for each of them in the coming sections.

How to Recover Deleted Telegram Account When You’ve Lost Your Phone

Case 1: Recover Deleted Telegram Account (Deleted by Yourself)

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how you can recover your account, which is deleted by yourself.

Step 1: Open Google’s search engine on your laptop or desktop by typing it in your browser’s search bar. 

Step 2: Then search Telegram Support and click on the first site that appears after you search.

Step 3: On the Telegram Support page, there will be 3 spaces. In the first space, you need to type the details for recovery. You will have to type it in detail, along with mentioning the date you deleted your account and requesting a recovery. In the details, if you want, you can specify the time and date on which you’d like to hear their response.

Step 4: The second space will ask for the email, and you need to enter your email.

Step 5: The third space will ask for the phone number with which your Telegram account was registered.

Step 6: After entering all the details in the three spaces respectively, there’ll be a submit button below, and you’ll have to press on that.

After submitting, you’ll have to wait for them to respond. Once they respond back, you can get back your Telegram account with all the chats, shared media, contacts, and files.

Note: It is important to keep in mind that if you’ve deleted your account more than three times within a significantly short period of time (a week or less than that), your account will be locked for the next three weeks as a consequence of it.

Case 2: Recover Deleted Telegram Account When You’ve Lost Your Phone

If you have lost your smartphone but have a new SIM card with the old number that was registered with your account, you can recover the account easily. The entire procedure needs to be carried out on a desktop or laptop.

The steps to do so are as follows:

Step 1: In the web browser (can be any web browser), search and open Telegram and try logging in to your account with that registered phone number. 

Step 2: One message will appear on your screen about a confirmation code being sent to your phone. Now, if you have the old number with a new SIM card, it won’t be a problem to get the confirmation code and log in again.

After following the steps, you can get your account back with the confirmation code given by Telegram and can use it again.

How to Make Sure No One Else is Using Telegram on Lost Device?

With technological advancements, cyber crimes have also increased. Therefore, to be safe, after recovering your Telegram account, you should make sure that no one else is using your Telegram account with the mobile phone you lost. 

To prevent such a mishap, here are a few steps you can follow:

Step 1: Open the Telegram app and then click on the hamburger option inside the app

Step 2: From the menu, click on the setting option and then press on Additional settings

Step 3: In additional settings, there will be an option for the Active session, and you’ll have to click on that.

Step 4: After clicking on the Active session, they’ll be showing you many options. Out of them, click the option which says Terminate all other sessions. By clicking this option, you can block your Telegram account usage to any other devices except your own devices.

Case 3: What to do if Your Phone Number is Also Lost?

Now you might wonder what to do if you have lost your phone number too along with your phone. Don’t worry at all. There are certain third-party apps that allow you to recover the telegram account if you have lost the phone number too.

There is a highly recommended third-party app that you can use to recover your account. The name of the app is Recover Deleted Telegram Account. It is a free app.

The steps to get back the deleted account via this third-party apps are as follows:

Step 1: After opening the app Recover your Deleted Telegram Account, they will ask you to enter your username.

Step 2: After you enter your username, the app will take you through a short survey in order to continue further steps for recovering.

Step 3: After the completion of the short survey, the app will ask you to enter the phone number that was used while making the Telegram account.

After following all these steps, you need to wait for a few minutes, and then you can regain access to your account.


By answering your question, we’ve reached the end of our blog. Today, we learned how you could recover your deleted Telegram account, which can happen due to various causes mentioned above.

We have also mentioned how you can ensure the safety of your Telegram account. If you found our blog useful, please comment below and let us know about it.

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Dharmesh Donda

iStaunch is written by Dharmesh Donda, an avid Internet geek, IT professional since 2012. Have been in IT industry for more than a decade, and currently doing management and consulting work have taken a plunge into entrepreneurship.

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