Method: channels.createChannel

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Name Type Required
broadcast Bool Optional
megagroup Bool Optional
title string Yes
about string Yes

Return type: Updates

Can bots use this method: NO

Errors this method can return:

Error Description
USER_RESTRICTED You’re spamreported, you can’t create channels or chats.


$MadelineProto = new \danog\MadelineProto\API();
if (isset($number)) { // Login as a user
    $sentCode = $MadelineProto->phone_login($number);
    echo 'Enter the code you received: ';
    $code = '';
    for ($x = 0; $x < $sentCode['type']['length']; $x++) {
        $code .= fgetc(STDIN);

$Updates = $MadelineProto->channels->createChannel(['broadcast' => Bool, 'megagroup' => Bool, 'title' => 'string', 'about' => 'string', ]);

Or, if you’re using the PWRTelegram HTTP API:

As a user:



broadcast - Json encoded Bool

megagroup - Json encoded Bool

title - Json encoded string

about - Json encoded string

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Updates = channels.createChannel({broadcast=Bool, megagroup=Bool, title='string', about='string', })