GramJS

channels.GetChannels

Get info about channels/supergroups

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.GetChannels({
      id: ["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.messages.Chats = await client.invoke(
    new Api.channels.GetChannels({
      id: ["username"],
    })
  );
  console.log(result); // prints the result
})();

Parameters

NameTypeDescription
idVector<InputChannel>IDs of channels/supergroups to get info about

Result

messages.Chats

Possible errors

CodeTypeDescription
400CHANNEL_INVALIDThe provided channel is invalid
400CHANNEL_PRIVATEYou haven't joined this channel/supergroup
400MSG_ID_INVALIDInvalid message ID provided

Can bots use this method?

Yes

Channels

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