Method: channels.inviteToChannel

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Add users to channel/supergroup


Name Type Description Required
channel Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel The channel/supergroup Optional
users Array of Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputUser The users to add Yes

Return type: Updates

Can bots use this method: NO

MadelineProto Example:

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

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

$Updates = $MadelineProto->channels->inviteToChannel(['channel' => InputChannel, 'users' => [InputUser, InputUser], ]);

PWRTelegram HTTP API example (NOT FOR MadelineProto):

As a user:



channel - Json encoded InputChannel

users - Json encoded array of InputUser

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Updates = channels.inviteToChannel({channel=InputChannel, users={InputUser}, })

Errors this method can return:

Error Description
BOT_GROUPS_BLOCKED This bot can’t be added to groups
BOTS_TOO_MUCH There are too many bots in this chat/channel
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
INPUT_USER_DEACTIVATED The specified user was deleted
USER_BANNED_IN_CHANNEL You’re banned from sending messages in supergroups/channels
USER_BLOCKED User blocked
USER_BOT Bots can only be admins in channels.
USER_ID_INVALID The provided user ID is invalid
USER_KICKED This user was kicked from this supergroup/channel
USER_NOT_MUTUAL_CONTACT The provided user is not a mutual contact
USERS_TOO_MUCH The maximum number of users has been exceeded (to create a chat, for example)
CHAT_WRITE_FORBIDDEN You can’t write in this chat
USER_CHANNELS_TOO_MUCH One of the users you tried to add is already in too many channels/supergroups
USER_PRIVACY_RESTRICTED The user’s privacy settings do not allow you to do this