Telegram groups and bots for Singaporeans
Nowadays, Telegram is commonly said for its striking features. Especially, this app permits you to make supergroups up to 200,000 Telegram members – that’s enough to make many of us give Whatsapp the blue tick.
However, the app’s increasing popularity can make your refuge from the mainstream texting world be shown. You can feel annoyed due to the sticker spam from the group that always sends you notifications every few seconds.
The below, we will show 12 secret channels and bots that are useful for your life – from sharing recipes to promo codes and bus timings.
Channels can help you spread messages to the limitless number of Telegram followers.
These channels are publicly available for anyone to join and cash in on the lobangs.
1. For Uber/Grab promo codes: @sgcabpromos
In case you miss the bus, don’t scroll frenziedly through your email for the elusive Uber promo code. All things you have to do is just open this Telegram chat and get instant access to Uber/Grab lobang heaven.
The promo codes we used from this group worked effectively, so you don’t need to worry about being handed invalid ones! However, these codes are limited, so you have to turn on notifications and your kiasu mode to get them.
2. For hardcore Pokemon hunters: @SGPokemapIV90
This is very necessary for Pokemon go-ers who still spend their daily commute tossing Pokeballs. Now, we will show this secret weapon for you.
Through these Telegram channels, you can directly update on where the rarest Pokemon are spawning. Time stamps will also display so that you know how long you’ve got until Mareep disappears from the face of Tampines.
The channel also provides the mapped location of each Pokemon together with each update. Therefore, by linking to Google Maps or Uber, you can get Pikachu’s Lightning Bolt in the fastest way.
It can say that Telegram member Bots are third-party applications that run within the Telegram app. You can communicate with them by sending commands. Then, they will reply exactly what you need. Like talking to a knowledgeable friend.
3.All-in-one Shiok Bot: @ShiokBot
Shiok Bot is considered as the Swiss Army knife of all bots. It contains from traffic updates, Uber/Grab codes, news headlines to weather forecasts.
Although the bot’s several capabilities are amazing with us, discovering each feature gives us more impression. For example, the interface for their taxi location is also accessible and aesthetically appealing.
4.For NTU students who always miss the bus: @NTU_BusArrivalBot
It is completely suitable for who always miss the bus. So, NTU provides arrival apps, but it allows you to check bus timing without ever having to close the chatbox on your Tele-homies. Just need to start the bot and a map with segmented colors will appear.
One of the best points of this pot is that it knows accurately which buses go to which bus stop. Now, you just need to select the right campus loop or bus number, and it’ll show you its ETA with a friendly reminder to “RUN NOW!”
5.For NUS students being too busy to check their laundry: @collegelaundrybot
It is very lucky if you are in RC 4 because it provides a high tech laundry service for you. All you do is just a click away for your laundry.
Especially, the service is only available in RC 4. However, thanks to its convenience, it gets rolled out in other residential colleges and halls soon.
6. For downloading music and YouTube videos into your phone: @GetMedia
This is a super bot for us to listen to music and watch Youtube videos. It was quite difficult to find out since it was hidden in Telegram all along.
Enter @Getmedia, a useful small Telegram bot that allows you to download music clips from Soundcloud and videos from YouTube. You can do all without leaving or moving the comforts of your chatbox.
We used to try using the bot and find that we can download full-length music videos but only download audio files in short clips. Nevertheless, it is still convenient for you to enjoy a short listen of your favorite tunes without wasting too much data.
7.For travelers with a shaky internet connection who need to make calls: @CallCoin
Nowadays, it’s clear to find that Technology plays an important role in bridging distances and people as long as we’ve got a stable wifi connection. In case you’re in the middle of a foreign land with a weak internet connection, this bot will be necessary for you.
Unlike Whatsapp or Skype calls, this CallCoin doesn’t need a stable internet connection throughout the call. By your traditional phone via callback, International calls are made, which allow you to be redirected to your phone app. So, even though you’re in an unstable internet connection, your call can still continue.
8.For bus commuters without exit Tele: @BusTimeBot
By using this bot, you don’t need to know your exact bus number or bus stop name. just type in your area or nearest landmark. Then, it will provide you with a few bus stops in the vicinity to select from.
9. For YouTube addicts on the go: @utubebot
Supposing that you have watched a YouTube video then you receive an SMS saying that you’ve overdone your data budget. Don’t worry, you just need to add this bot to your Telegram. This bots will make YouTube impossible to suck your data.
Another outstanding thing of this app is that you can choose an mp3 or mp4 file of your video. It also allows you to effectively download songs for listening too. Moreover, you can also choose your video/sound quality while the size of each file display.
Tip: when your account is redirected to a separate download link, you have to solve it and then select a quality which keeps your file below 50MB. Well now, you can watch videos on YouTube without even exiting the bot.
10. Make gifs of Youtube videos: @GifTubeBot
It is interesting to create a YouTube vid that can replay endlessly called GIF of YouTube. Now, stop scouring through Internet forums in search of YouTube-to-GIF manuals, all you have to do is applying Telegram app and @GifTubeBot.
The app is very user – friendly even for the most tech-unsavvy. Just paste the link and show corresponding timestamps in. Because Telegram provides GIFs, you can share comfortably and directly with friends.
Life hacks with Telegram
Telegram is very much an all-in-one super app that deals with a various number of problems. It may contain an insane selection of secret channels and bots that is incredibly helpful. In case you run out of memory space, Telegram is very essential for you.
Well, we think that there are a number of the hidden hacks in the app so if you find any hacks, share right now with us by leaving your comment below.