# Method: channels.editBanned

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Ban/unban/kick 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 banned rights should be modified Optional
banned_rights ChatBannedRights The banned rights 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');
$MadelineProto->start();

$Updates = $MadelineProto->channels->editBanned(['channel' => InputChannel, 'user_id' => InputUser, 'banned_rights' => ChatBannedRights, ]);

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Updates = channels.editBanned({channel=InputChannel, user_id=InputUser, banned_rights=ChatBannedRights, })

# Errors

Code Type Description
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 MSG_ID_INVALID Invalid message ID provided
400 PINNED_DIALOGS_TOO_MUCH Too many pinned dialogs
400 USER_ADMIN_INVALID You’re not an admin
400 USER_ID_INVALID The provided user ID is invalid
403 CHAT_WRITE_FORBIDDEN You can’t write in this chat
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