# Method: messages.createChat

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Creates a new chat.

# Parameters:

Name Type Description Required
users Array of Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputUser List of user IDs to be invited Yes
title string Chat name Yes

# Return type: Updates

# Can bots use this method: NO

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

if (!file_exists('madeline.php')) {
    copy('https://phar.madelineproto.xyz/madeline.php', 'madeline.php');
include 'madeline.php';

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

$Updates = $MadelineProto->messages->createChat(['users' => [InputUser, InputUser], 'title' => 'string', ]);

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Updates = messages.createChat({users={InputUser}, title='string', })

# Errors

Code Type Description
400 CHAT_INVALID Invalid chat
400 CHAT_TITLE_EMPTY No chat title provided
400 INPUT_USER_DEACTIVATED The specified user was deleted
400 USERS_TOO_FEW Not enough users (to create a chat, for example)
403 USER_RESTRICTED You’re spamreported, you can’t create channels or chats.
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