# Method: channels.readHistory

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Mark channel/supergroup history as read

# Parameters:

Name Type Description Required
channel Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel Channel/supergroup Optional
max_id int ID of message up to which messages should be marked as read Yes

# Return type: Bool

# 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');
$MadelineProto->start();

$Bool = $MadelineProto->channels->readHistory(['channel' => InputChannel, 'max_id' => int, ]);

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Bool = channels.readHistory({channel=InputChannel, max_id=int, })

# 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
-503 Timeout Timeout while fetching data
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