Method: channels.editAdmin

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Edit admin permissions of a user in a channel/supergroup


Name Type Description Required
channel Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel The channel Optional
user_id Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputUser The user Optional
admin_rights ChannelAdminRights The new admin rights Yes

Return type: Updates

Can bots use this method: YES

MadelineProto Example:

if (!file_exists('madeline.php')) {
    copy('', 'madeline.php');
include 'madeline.php';

$MadelineProto = new \danog\MadelineProto\API('session.madeline');

$Updates = $MadelineProto->channels->editAdmin(['channel' => InputChannel, 'user_id' => InputUser, 'admin_rights' => ChannelAdminRights, ]);

PWRTelegram HTTP API example (NOT FOR MadelineProto):

As a bot:



As a user:



channel - Json encoded InputChannel

user_id - Json encoded InputUser

admin_rights - Json encoded ChannelAdminRights

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Updates = channels.editAdmin({channel=InputChannel, user_id=InputUser, admin_rights=ChannelAdminRights, })

Errors this method can return:

Error Description
ADMINS_TOO_MUCH Too many admins
BOT_CHANNELS_NA Bots can’t edit admin privileges
CHANNEL_INVALID The provided channel is invalid
CHAT_ADMIN_REQUIRED You must be an admin in this chat to do this
USER_CREATOR You can’t leave this channel, because you’re its creator
USER_ID_INVALID The provided user ID is invalid
USER_NOT_MUTUAL_CONTACT The provided user is not a mutual contact
CHAT_ADMIN_INVITE_REQUIRED You do not have the rights to do this
RIGHT_FORBIDDEN Your admin rights do not allow you to do this
USER_PRIVACY_RESTRICTED The user’s privacy settings do not allow you to do this