Method: account.checkUsername

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Check if this username is available


Name Type Required Description
username CLICK ME string Yes The username to check

Return type: Bool

Can bots use this method: NO

Errors this method can return:

Error Description
USERNAME_INVALID The provided username is not valid

MadelineProto Example:

if (!file_exists('madeline.php')) {
    copy('', 'madeline.php');
include 'madeline.php';

// !!! This API id/API hash combination will not work !!!
// !!! You must get your own @ !!!
$api_id = 0;
$api_hash = '';

$MadelineProto = new \danog\MadelineProto\API('session.madeline', ['app_info' => ['api_id' => $api_id, 'api_hash' => $api_hash]]);

$Bool = $MadelineProto->account->checkUsername(['username' => 'string', ]);

PWRTelegram HTTP API example (NOT FOR MadelineProto):

As a user:



username - Json encoded string

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Bool = account.checkUsername({username='string', })