# Method: channels.editAdmin

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Modify the admin rights of a user in a supergroup/channel.

# Parameters:

Name Type Description Required
channel Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel The supergroup/channel. Optional
user_id Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputUser The ID of the user whose admin rights should be modified Optional
admin_rights ChatAdminRights The admin rights Yes
rank string Indicates the role (rank) of the admin in the group: just an arbitrary string Yes

# Return type: Updates

# Can bots use this method: YES

# 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');

$Updates = $MadelineProto->channels->editAdmin(['channel' => InputChannel, 'user_id' => InputUser, 'admin_rights' => ChatAdminRights, 'rank' => 'string', ]);

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Updates = channels.editAdmin({channel=InputChannel, user_id=InputUser, admin_rights=ChatAdminRights, rank='string', })

# Errors

Code Type Description
400 ADMINS_TOO_MUCH There are too many admins
400 BOT_CHANNELS_NA Bots can’t edit admin privileges
400 BOT_GROUPS_BLOCKED This bot can’t be added to groups
400 BOTS_TOO_MUCH There are too many bots in this chat/channel
400 CHANNEL_INVALID The provided channel is invalid
400 CHANNEL_PRIVATE You haven’t joined this channel/supergroup
400 CHAT_ADMIN_REQUIRED You must be an admin in this chat to do this
400 INPUT_USER_DEACTIVATED The specified user was deleted
400 PEER_ID_INVALID The provided peer id is invalid
400 USER_BLOCKED User blocked
400 USER_CREATOR You can’t leave this channel, because you’re its creator
400 USER_ID_INVALID The provided user ID is invalid
400 USER_NOT_MUTUAL_CONTACT The provided user is not a mutual contact
400 USERS_TOO_MUCH The maximum number of users has been exceeded (to create a chat, for example)
406 FRESH_CHANGE_ADMINS_FORBIDDEN You were just elected admin, you can’t add or modify other admins yet
403 CHAT_ADMIN_INVITE_REQUIRED You do not have the rights to do this
403 CHAT_WRITE_FORBIDDEN You can’t write in this chat
403 RIGHT_FORBIDDEN Your admin rights do not allow you to do this
403 USER_CHANNELS_TOO_MUCH One of the users you tried to add is already in too many channels/supergroups
403 USER_PRIVACY_RESTRICTED The user’s privacy settings do not allow you to do this
403 USER_RESTRICTED You’re spamreported, you can’t create channels or chats.
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