Method: channels.getChannels

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Get info about multiple channels/supergroups


Name Type Description Required
id Array of Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel The channel/supergroup MTProto IDs Yes

Return type: messages_Chats

Can bots use this method: YES

MadelineProto Example (now async for huge speed and parallelism!):

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

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

$messages_Chats = $MadelineProto->channels->getChannels(['id' => [InputChannel, InputChannel], ]);

Or, if you’re into Lua:

messages_Chats = channels.getChannels({id={InputChannel}, })


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
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