GramJS

channels.EditCreator

Transfer channel ownership

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.EditCreator({
      channel: "username",
      userId: "username",
      password: new Api.InputCheckPasswordSRP({
        srpId: BigInt("-4156887774564"),
        a: Buffer.from("arbitrary data here"),
        m1: Buffer.from("arbitrary data here"),
      }),
    })
  );
  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.EditCreator({
      channel: "username",
      userId: "username",
      password: new Api.InputCheckPasswordSRP({
        srpId: BigInt("-4156887774564"),
        a: Buffer.from("arbitrary data here"),
        m1: Buffer.from("arbitrary data here"),
      }),
    })
  );
  console.log(result); // prints the result
})();

Parameters

NameTypeDescription
channelInputChannelChannel
userIdInputUserNew channel owner
passwordInputCheckPasswordSRP2FA password of account

Result

Updates

Possible errors

CodeTypeDescription
400CHANNEL_PRIVATEYou haven't joined this channel/supergroup
400CHAT_ADMIN_REQUIREDYou must be an admin in this chat to do this
400PASSWORD_HASH_INVALIDThe provided password hash is invalid
400PASSWORD_MISSINGYou must enable 2FA in order to transfer ownership of a channel
400PASSWORD_TOO_FRESH_XThe password was modified less than 24 hours ago, try again in X seconds
400SESSION_TOO_FRESH_XThis session was created less than 24 hours ago, try again in X seconds
400USER_ID_INVALIDThe provided user ID is invalid

Can bots use this method?

No

Two-factor authentication

How to login to a user's account if they have enabled 2FA, how to change password.