Pigeon for Apple Watch gains powerful new features

By Vincent Neo • Dec. 18, 2023

An update to Pigeon, the third-party Telegram client for the Apple Watch, has been released, taking the Telegram experience on the Apple Watch to the next level.

With the new Read Receipts feature, users can tell if their messages were read right on their wrists. Users can share their best moments by sending images, straight from the app, and let their friends know where they are at, with a quick location message.

Location Messages

Telegram groups is a great way to communicate and plan a road trip with your friends. Now, you can view and share locations right from Pigeon. It is a convenient way to communicate a meet up point, or share memories of a visited place.

Revamped voice message recording

Voice messages are one of the most popular features that Pigeon has to offer. With this new update, Pigeon's voice message recording system have been totally overhauled, with better performance, robustness and stability, so you can record with a piece of mind.

Muting chats

Notifications allows users to know whenever someone has replied. However, there are times, where users may need to temporarily mute a chat, such as during an important meeting. Now, it is as easy as a swipe and tap, to mute chats, right from Pigeon.

Sharing Photos

Pigeon has always supported viewing of photo messages sent by others. Now, users can reply or communicate with photos by selecting and sending, directly within Pigeon, for users with an Apple Watch running watchOS 9 and above.

Forwarding messages

Users can now quickly share important information, by forwarding messages, directly from Pigeon.

Editing messages

Pigeon now allows users to correct accidental mistakes by editing recently sent out messages, right from the app.


Pigeon for Apple Watch 1.3 is available starting today as a free update, on the Apple Watch App Store ( For more information regarding Pigeon, visit