The Complete Guide to TMP

The TMP (Telegram Media Player) app allows you to safely connect to your Telegram account from your Android TV box or smart TV. This way, you can browse your chats, groups and channels and watch your desired media on your TV in the easiest way possible.
The app is the perfect companion and sync with your Telegram account. You control what you want to see on your screen using the remote control.
TMP doesn’t host any content of any kind. It only shows content from chats, groups and channels found on your Telegram account.

TMP logo
TMP logo

Here are the instructions on how to install the TMP app:

You can install the app using an APK file or from the Amazon App Store.

  • Click APK file or Amazon App Store for the TMP app
  • Click Install
  • Wait till the installation is completed
  • Click Open
  • Click the arrow button in the introduction screen three times and then click Get Started
  • Click Settings in the sidebar and then click Login
  • Click Phone # inĀ  the sidebar
  • Enter the phone associated with your Telegram account in international format and click Next Step
  • Check your Telegram account for the login code
  • Click Telegram Code and enter the login code
  • Click Next Step
  • Move to the sidebar of the app where you can see the options: pinned, channels, group, private chats, unknown and settings.

Here are the settings of the app:

  • Sidebar folders view – Select from show all, show basic folder only and show custom folder only
  • Select player – Select from internal, VLC, MX Player and MX Player Pro. We recommend using MX Player.
  • Select pre buffer – Select the size of the pre-buffer. A larger buffer prevents buffering but increases the loading time of the media. In most cases, 50 should be the best option.
  • Select pre buffer before playing – Open a dialog to choose the size of the pre-buffer before playing the media
  • Select player before playing – Open a dialog to choose the player before playing the media

Tips about using TMP efficiently:

  • Join groups and channels in Telegram that contain media files like movies and TV shows. Those groups and channels will appear automatically in TMP
  • Create a private channel in Telegram and forward messages containing media to this channel. This way, this channel will act as your media library
  • Create folders in Telegram, each one representing a category, and place groups and channels there accordingly
  • The search on the main page searches for groups and channels. The search inside groups and channels searches for files inside of them
  • The following media formats are supported: MKV, MP4, AVI, MP3

How to create a private channel on Telegram:

  • Click on the hamburger menu (the three lines at the upper left corner)
  • Click New Channel
  • Enter channel name and click Create
  • Click on the Private Channel radio channel and then click Save
  • Click Skip

How to create a new folder on Telegram:

  • Click on the hamburger menu (the three lines at the upper left corner)
  • Click Settings
  • Click Folders
  • Click Create New Folder
  • Enter the folder name (a small tip: if you write the word folder, it will give you an option to add a folder icon, which will help you identifying folders more easily)
  • Click Add Chats and select at least one chat from the list
  • Click Save
  • Click Create

That’s all, now you can use the TMP app. Enjoy it!

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