How to use and install Telegram on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to use and install Telegram on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

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First Method (Web version):

Second Method (Play Store version):

Third Method (Desktop Version):
Camera and Screen Sharing sadly don't work

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install flatpak
3) sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
4) sudo flatpak install flathub org.telegram.desktop
5) sudo chown root:root /usr/bin/bwrap && sudo chmod u+s /usr/bin/bwrap

Chrome Flag:
Update: with the release of Chrome OS 96, the Linux container on a Chromebook has been upgraded to a newer version.  This tutorial still works exactly as in the video, but it is no longer needed to apply this setting in Google Chrome as in the video.


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