# Method: channels.getFullChannel

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Get full info about a channel

# Parameters:

Name Type Description Required
channel Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel The channel to get info about Optional

# Return type: messages.ChatFull

# 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');

$messages_ChatFull = $MadelineProto->channels->getFullChannel(['channel' => InputChannel, ]);

Or, if you’re into Lua:

messages_ChatFull = channels.getFullChannel({channel=InputChannel, })

# Errors

Code Type Description
400 CHANNEL_INVALID The provided channel is invalid
400 CHANNEL_PRIVATE You haven’t joined this channel/supergroup
400 MSG_ID_INVALID Invalid message ID provided
406 AUTH_KEY_DUPLICATED An auth key with the same ID was already generated
403 CHANNEL_PUBLIC_GROUP_NA channel/supergroup not available
-503 Timeout Timeout while fetching data
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