Method: account.updateUsername

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Update this user’s username


Name Type Description Required
username string The new username Yes

Return type: User

Can bots use this method: NO

MadelineProto Example (now async for huge speed and parallelism!):

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

$MadelineProto = new \danog\MadelineProto\API('session.madeline');

$User = $MadelineProto->account->updateUsername(['username' => 'string', ]);

Or, if you’re into Lua:

User = account.updateUsername({username='string', })


Code Type Description
400 USERNAME_INVALID The provided username is not valid
400 USERNAME_NOT_MODIFIED The username was not modified
400 USERNAME_OCCUPIED The provided username is already occupied
401 SESSION_PASSWORD_NEEDED 2FA is enabled, use a password to login
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