# Method: channels.editCreator

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Transfer channel ownership

# Parameters:

Name Type Description Required
channel Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel Channel Optional
user_id Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputUser New channel owner Optional
password InputCheckPasswordSRP 2FA password of account Yes

# Return type: Updates

# 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');

$Updates = $MadelineProto->channels->editCreator(['channel' => InputChannel, 'user_id' => InputUser, 'password' => InputCheckPasswordSRP, ]);

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Updates = channels.editCreator({channel=InputChannel, user_id=InputUser, password=InputCheckPasswordSRP, })

# Errors

Code Type Description
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 PASSWORD_HASH_INVALID The provided password hash is invalid
400 PASSWORD_MISSING You must enable 2FA in order to transfer ownership of a channel
400 PASSWORD_TOO_FRESH_X The password was modified less than 24 hours ago, try again in X seconds
400 SESSION_TOO_FRESH_X This session was created less than 24 hours ago, try again in X seconds
400 USER_ID_INVALID The provided user ID is invalid
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