This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to send self destructing photo in telegram on Android and iPhone.

If you want to share a private photo with someone and want to delete it automatically then this self-destructing feature of Telegram will be very useful for you. Where you can set time and share photos.

We all know that Telegram has become a popular text messaging platform in a very short time. Where you can securely share text messages, media etc. with your friends.

One of the most helpful features of Telegram is self-destruct or disappearing photo sharing.

If you share a photo with a friend using the self-destruct features, the photo will be shared with them in a blur preview.

And you can set a timer there from 0 seconds to 1 minute during photo sharing.

When that user opens that photo, the timer counting will start and once that timer counting is complete, the photo will be automatically deleted from the chat.

I hope you are very eager to know how to use these interesting telegram features. So let’s find out how you can share self-destructing or disappearing photos on Telegram.

How to send self destructing photo in telegram Android

  • First, open the Telegram app and open the chat of the person you want to share the photo with.
  • Click on the Paperclip 📎icon.
  • Select the photo from the gallery.
  • Tap on the Stopwatch icon.
  • Set a self-destruct timer and tap on the done button.
  • Now click on the send icon to send the message.
how to send disappearing photos on telegram

How to send self-destructing photo in Telegram iPhone

  • Open the chat where you want to send disappearing photos.
  • Select a photo or video by tapping the Paperclip 📎 icon.
  • Then tap and hold on to the send icon for a while.
  • Pop appear, select send with timer option and set the time.
  • And again tap on send with timer option.


There are many questions related to how to send disappearing photos on telegram. Many people are searching for their answers on social media or search engines. So I added them in this article for my readers.

Q1. How to send self-destructing photo telegram without secret chat

Yes without secret chat you can send a self-destruct photo on telegram. To do that:
1. Open the chat.
2. Select the paperclip icon and choose the photo.
3. Tap on the stopwatch icon and set the self-destruct time.
4. Tap on done and then send.

Q2. How can I save a self-destruct photo in Telegram?

You can’t save or screenshot the self-destruct photo on Telegram. You can only see the photos and after the time elapsed, it will vanish automatically.

Q3. Is it safe to use Telegram self-destruct?

Telegram’s special secret chats are end-to-end encrypted and it is safe to use Telegram’s self-destruct features. As per telegram, your media leave no trace on their server.


Hope you can easily share Self Destructing Photo or Disappearing Photo by following the above step-by-step guide. If you face any problems or have any questions related to this topic, please comment.

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