channels.createChannel

Create a supergroup/channel.

updatesTooLong#e317af7e = Updates;
updateShortMessage#914fbf11 flags:# out:flags.1?true mentioned:flags.4?true media_unread:flags.5?true silent:flags.13?true id:int user_id:int message:string pts:int pts_count:int date:int fwd_from:flags.2?MessageFwdHeader via_bot_id:flags.11?int reply_to_msg_id:flags.3?int entities:flags.7?Vector<MessageEntity> = Updates;
updateShortChatMessage#16812688 flags:# out:flags.1?true mentioned:flags.4?true media_unread:flags.5?true silent:flags.13?true id:int from_id:int chat_id:int message:string pts:int pts_count:int date:int fwd_from:flags.2?MessageFwdHeader via_bot_id:flags.11?int reply_to_msg_id:flags.3?int entities:flags.7?Vector<MessageEntity> = Updates;
updateShort#78d4dec1 update:Update date:int = Updates;
updatesCombined#725b04c3 updates:Vector<Update> users:Vector<User> chats:Vector<Chat> date:int seq_start:int seq:int = Updates;
updates#74ae4240 updates:Vector<Update> users:Vector<User> chats:Vector<Chat> date:int seq:int = Updates;
updateShortSentMessage#11f1331c flags:# out:flags.1?true id:int pts:int pts_count:int date:int media:flags.9?MessageMedia entities:flags.7?Vector<MessageEntity> = Updates;
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channels.createChannel#3d5fb10f flags:# broadcast:flags.0?true megagroup:flags.1?true title:string about:string geo_point:flags.2?InputGeoPoint address:flags.2?string = Updates;

Parameters

Name Type Description
flags # Flags, see TL conditional fields
broadcast flags.0?true Whether to create a channel
megagroup flags.1?true Whether to create a supergroup
title string Channel title
about string Channel description
geo_point flags.2?InputGeoPoint Geogroup location
address flags.2?string Geogroup address

Result

Updates

Possible errors

Code Type Description
400 BOT_METHOD_INVALID This method can't be used by a bot
400 CHAT_TITLE_EMPTY No chat title provided
403 USER_RESTRICTED You're spamreported, you can't create channels or chats.

Related pages

Channels

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