# Method: channels.reportSpam

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Reports some messages from a user in a supergroup as spam; requires administrator rights in the supergroup

# Parameters:

Name Type Description Required
channel Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel Supergroup Optional
user_id Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputUser ID of the user that sent the spam messages Optional
id Array of int IDs of spam messages 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->reportSpam(['channel' => InputChannel, 'user_id' => InputUser, 'id' => [int, int], ]);

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Bool = channels.reportSpam({channel=InputChannel, user_id=InputUser, id={int}, })

# Errors

Code Type Description
400 CHANNEL_INVALID The provided channel is invalid
400 CHAT_ADMIN_REQUIRED You must be an admin in this chat to do this
400 INPUT_USER_DEACTIVATED The specified user was deleted
400 USER_ID_INVALID The provided user ID is invalid
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