Method: channels.getParticipant

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Get info about a certain channel/supergroup participant


Name Type Description Required
channel Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel The channel/supergroup Optional
user_id Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputUser The user to fetch info about Optional

Return type: channels_ChannelParticipant

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');

$channels_ChannelParticipant = $MadelineProto->channels->getParticipant(['channel' => InputChannel, 'user_id' => InputUser, ]);

PWRTelegram HTTP API example (NOT FOR MadelineProto):

As a bot:



As a user:



channel - Json encoded InputChannel

user_id - Json encoded InputUser

Or, if you’re into Lua:

channels_ChannelParticipant = channels.getParticipant({channel=InputChannel, user_id=InputUser, })

Errors this method can return:

Error Description
CHANNEL_INVALID The provided channel is invalid
CHANNEL_PRIVATE You haven’t joined this channel/supergroup
CHAT_ADMIN_REQUIRED You must be an admin in this chat to do this
USER_ID_INVALID The provided user ID is invalid
USER_NOT_PARTICIPANT You’re not a member of this supergroup/channel