GramJS

channels.EditPhoto

Change the photo of 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.EditPhoto({
      channel: "username",
      photo: await client.uploadFile({
        file: new CustomFile(
          "photo.jpg",
          fs.statSync("../photo.jpg").size,
          "../photo.jpg"
        ),
        workers: 1,
      }),
    })
  );
  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.EditPhoto({
      channel: "username",
      photo: await client.uploadFile({
        file: new CustomFile(
          "photo.jpg",
          fs.statSync("../photo.jpg").size,
          "../photo.jpg"
        ),
        workers: 1,
      }),
    })
  );
  console.log(result); // prints the result
})();

Parameters

NameTypeDescription
channelInputChannelChannel/supergroup whose photo should be edited
photoInputChatPhotoNew photo

Result

Updates

Possible errors

CodeTypeDescription
400CHANNEL_INVALIDThe provided channel is invalid
400CHAT_ADMIN_REQUIREDYou must be an admin in this chat to do this
400CHAT_NOT_MODIFIEDThe pinned message wasn't modified
403CHAT_WRITE_FORBIDDENYou can't write in this chat
400PHOTO_CROP_SIZE_SMALLPhoto is too small
400PHOTO_EXT_INVALIDThe extension of the photo is invalid
400PHOTO_INVALIDPhoto invalid

Can bots use this method?

Yes

Channels

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