Telegram has many features that add to its popularity. Moreover, thanks to its many security features, it ranks among the most secure instant messaging platforms.
You can easily find someone using their Telegram username, which acts as their ID on Telegram. Moreover, each Telegram profile has a user ID associated with their account.
We will see how to find these Telegram IDs and user IDs.
A Telegram user ID is a numeric digit unique to a particular Telegram account. However, a Telegram ID is your username which someone can find when they open your Telegram profile.
When you want to find your Telegram ID, open your Telegram account, click the search icon, type @userinfobot, and click on it from the search results. Once it opens, click the “Start” button at the bottom, and the bot will give you your Telegram user ID. You can’t use this bot to find someone’s Telegram user ID.
We will begin by discussing Telegram ID and user ID. Afterward, we will cover the steps to follow when you want to view someone’s Telegram ID and user ID. Take a look!
What are Telegram User ID and Telegram ID?
Although a Telegram ID and a user ID sound like they mean the same thing, they are different.
When you create your Telegram account, you must enter your username, which someone can use to find you on Telegram and message you.
Again, the Telegram ID appears next to your profile, so when someone views the list of Telegram members of a given group, they can see your Telegram ID.
On the other hand, a Telegram user ID represents a unique digital number associated with a Telegram user account. Your Telegram user ID is only visible to you and shouldn’t be shared with anyone. Telegram keeps the user ID of its users secure. You can’t find your Telegram user ID when you open your Telegram account. You need a bot to help you find it.
How To Find Someone’s Telegram ID
Your Telegram ID is your username. So, if you want to find someone’s Telegram ID, you need to access their Telegram profile and find their username.
Follow the steps below.
- Open your Telegram application.
- On the “Chats” window, click on the person you want to find their ID.
- Once the chat window opens, click on the profile tab at the top.
- On their profile page, you will find the ID with an @ at the start.
You can use this ID to search for the person on your Telegram and message them. Similarly, if you open a Telegram group and access the member’s list, you can click on any member and see their ID in the username section.
Suppose you want to access your Telegram user ID. For that, you need a bot designed to help you with that.
The @userinfobot will give you your user ID. Let’s see the steps to follow.
- Open your Telegram application.
- Click on the search icon at the top.
- Type the @userinfobot and click on it from the search results.
- Once in the chat window, click the “Start” option at the bottom.
The bot will reply with your Telegram details, including your username and user ID. You can’t find someone’s user ID even using this bot.
Telegram username represents your Telegram ID.
Once you open someone’s Telegram profile, you will find their username appearing.
This username is their ID, and you can use it to find that person on Telegram.
However, to find your Telegram user ID, you need to use the @userinfobot, and we’ve seen the steps to follow.
Frequently Asked Questions
A Telegram user ID is a numerical value that uniquely identifies a Telegram account. This information is kept a secret, and you can only find your user ID using a bot.
To access someone’s ID, open your Telegram application and your chat with the person. Click on the profile tab at the top, and you will see their ID in the username section.