Method: messages.deleteMessages

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Delete messages

Parameters:

Name Type Description Required
revoke Bool Delete the messages for everyone? Optional
id Array of int IDs of messages to delete, use channels->deleteMessages for supergroups Yes

Return type: messages_AffectedMessages

Can bots use this method: YES

MadelineProto Example:

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();

$messages_AffectedMessages = $MadelineProto->messages->deleteMessages(['revoke' => Bool, 'id' => [int, int], ]);

PWRTelegram HTTP API example (NOT FOR MadelineProto):

As a bot:

POST/GET to https://api.pwrtelegram.xyz/botTOKEN/madeline

Parameters:

As a user:

POST/GET to https://api.pwrtelegram.xyz/userTOKEN/messages.deleteMessages

Parameters:

revoke - Json encoded Bool

id - Json encoded array of int

Or, if you’re into Lua:

messages_AffectedMessages = messages.deleteMessages({revoke=Bool, id={int}, })

Errors this method can return:

Error Description
MESSAGE_DELETE_FORBIDDEN You can’t delete one of the messages you tried to delete, most likely because it is a service message.