Method: messages.getHistory

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Get previous messages of a group

Parameters:

Name Type Required Description
peer Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputPeer Optional The chat
offset_id int Yes The last fetched message ID, initially 0
offset_date int Yes The date of the last previously fetched message, initially 0
add_offset int Yes Additional offset, can be 0
limit int Yes Number of messages to fetch
max_id int Yes Maximum message ID to fetch
min_id int Yes Minumum message ID to fetch
hash int Yes hash of old messages, $MadelineProto->gen_vector_hash($parsedMessageIds)

Return type: messages_Messages

Can bots use this method: NO

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_Messages = $MadelineProto->messages->getHistory(['peer' => InputPeer, 'offset_id' => int, 'offset_date' => int, 'add_offset' => int, 'limit' => int, 'max_id' => int, 'min_id' => int, 'hash' => int, ]);

PWRTelegram HTTP API example (NOT FOR MadelineProto):

As a user:

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

Parameters:

peer - Json encoded InputPeer

offset_id - Json encoded int

offset_date - Json encoded int

add_offset - Json encoded int

limit - Json encoded int

max_id - Json encoded int

min_id - Json encoded int

hash - Json encoded int

Or, if you’re into Lua:

messages_Messages = messages.getHistory({peer=InputPeer, offset_id=int, offset_date=int, add_offset=int, limit=int, max_id=int, min_id=int, hash=int, })

Errors this method can return:

Error Description
CHANNEL_INVALID The provided channel is invalid
CHANNEL_PRIVATE You haven’t joined this channel/supergroup
CHAT_ID_INVALID The provided chat id is invalid
PEER_ID_INVALID The provided peer id is invalid
AUTH_KEY_DUPLICATED An auth key with the same ID was already generated
AUTH_KEY_PERM_EMPTY The temporary auth key must be binded to the permanent auth key to use these methods.
Timeout A timeout occurred while fetching data from the bot