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Method: messages.getHistory

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Warning: flood wait

Warning: this method is prone to rate limiting with flood waits, please use the updates event handler, instead »

Warning: non-realtime results

Warning: this method is not suitable for receiving messages in real-time from chats and users, please use the updates event handler, instead »

Warning: this is probably NOT what you need

You probably need to use the updates event handler, instead » :)

Returns the conversation history with one interlocutor / within a chat

Parameters:

NameTypeDescriptionRequired
peerUsername, chat ID, Update, Message or InputPeerTarget peerOptional
offset_idintOnly return messages starting from the specified message IDOptional
offset_dateintOnly return messages sent before the specified dateOptional
add_offsetintNumber of list elements to be skipped, negative values are also accepted.Optional
limitintNumber of results to returnOptional
max_idintIf a positive value was transferred, the method will return only messages with IDs less than max_idOptional
min_idintIf a positive value was transferred, the method will return only messages with IDs more than min_idOptional
hashArray of longResult hashOptional

Return type: messages.Messages

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');
$MadelineProto->start();

// PHP 8+ syntax, use an array on PHP 7.
$messages_Messages = $MadelineProto->messages->getHistory(peer: InputPeer, offset_id: int, offset_date: int, add_offset: int, limit: int, max_id: int, min_id: int, hash: [long, long], );