# Method: channels.getParticipant

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Get info about a channel/supergroup participant

# Parameters:

Name Type Description Required
channel Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel Channel/supergroup Optional
user_id Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputUser ID of participant to get info about Optional

# Return type: channels.ChannelParticipant

# 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');

$channels_ChannelParticipant = $MadelineProto->channels->getParticipant(['channel' => InputChannel, 'user_id' => InputUser, ]);

Or, if you’re into Lua:

channels_ChannelParticipant = channels.getParticipant({channel=InputChannel, user_id=InputUser, })

# 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 USER_ID_INVALID The provided user ID is invalid
400 USER_NOT_PARTICIPANT You’re not a member of this supergroup/channel
-503 Timeout Timeout while fetching data
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