We got a report that Telegram’s fake application “Telegram” has removed from the Play Store. Every users who has downloaded the application got notification from Google Play Store and there was a text that you are using a fake application which you can damage your device in the message.
The application has been published by a fake developer.
What’s a Fake Application?
Fake applications on Google Play are generally for phishing purposes. We recommend you to take a look at application’s developer and publisher before you download it. The fake application of Telegram have been released as a chat room for Telegram users recently and it was up in Play Store for a few weeks.
If you think that you are using this fake application, you can get rid of it with the following steps:
- Go to Play Store.
- Tap on the menu icon which is located in search box.
- Click on “My Apps & Games”
- You will see the fake notification of Play Store there.
If you are sure that you are using the application on your device.
- Tap on hold on application icon on your device.
- A menu will appear upwards of the icon.
- Tap on uninstall
You can report such applications to Google Play Store anytime. You can also provide information to us through sending a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and we can write it on our news.