# Method: channels.deleteHistory

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Delete the history of a supergroup

# Parameters:

Name Type Description Required
channel Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel Supergroup whose history must be deleted Optional
max_id int ID of message up to which the history must be deleted Yes

# Return type: Bool

# Can bots use this method: NO

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

if (!file_exists('madeline.php')) {
    copy('https://phar.madelineproto.xyz/madeline.php', 'madeline.php');
include 'madeline.php';

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

$Bool = $MadelineProto->channels->deleteHistory(['channel' => InputChannel, 'max_id' => int, ]);

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Bool = channels.deleteHistory({channel=InputChannel, max_id=int, })

# Errors

Code Type Description
400 CHANNEL_INVALID The provided channel is invalid
400 CHANNEL_PRIVATE You haven’t joined this channel/supergroup
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