GramJS

channels.DeleteChannel

Delete a channel/supergroup

Example

const { Api, TelegramClient } = require("telegram");
const { StringSession } = require("telegram/sessions");

const session = new StringSession(""); // You should put your string session here
const client = new TelegramClient(session, apiId, apiHash, {});

(async function run() {
  await client.connect(); // This assumes you have already authenticated with .start()

  const result = await client.invoke(
    new Api.channels.DeleteChannel({
      channel: "username",
    })
  );
  console.log(result); // prints the result
})();
import { Api, TelegramClient } from "telegram";
import { StringSession } from "telegram/sessions";

const session = new StringSession(""); // You should put your string session here
const client = new TelegramClient(session, apiId, apiHash, {});

(async function run() {
  await client.connect(); // This assumes you have already authenticated with .start()

  const result: Api.Updates = await client.invoke(
    new Api.channels.DeleteChannel({
      channel: "username",
    })
  );
  console.log(result); // prints the result
})();

Parameters

NameTypeDescription
channelInputChannelChannel/supergroup to delete

Result

Updates

Possible errors

CodeTypeDescription
400CHANNEL_INVALIDThe provided channel is invalid
400CHANNEL_PRIVATEYou haven't joined this channel/supergroup
400CHANNEL_TOO_LARGEChannel is too large to be deleted; this error is issued when trying to delete channels with more than 1000 members (subject to change)
400CHAT_ADMIN_REQUIREDYou must be an admin in this chat to do this
403CHAT_WRITE_FORBIDDENYou can't write in this chat

Can bots use this method?

No

Channels

How to handle channels, supergroups, groups, and what's the difference between them.