contacts.addContact

Add an existing telegram user as contact.

Use contacts.importContacts to add contacts by phone number, without knowing their Telegram ID.

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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contacts.addContact#e8f463d0 flags:# add_phone_privacy_exception:flags.0?true id:InputUser first_name:string last_name:string phone:string = Updates;

Parameters

Name Type Description
flags # Flags, see TL conditional fields
add_phone_privacy_exception flags.0?true Allow the other user to see our phone number?
id InputUser Telegram ID of the other user
first_name string First name
last_name string Last name
phone string User's phone number

Result

Updates

Possible errors

Code Type Description
400 CONTACT_ID_INVALID The provided contact ID is invalid
400 CONTACT_NAME_EMPTY Contact name empty
400 MSG_ID_INVALID Invalid message ID provided

Related pages

contacts.importContacts

Imports contacts: saves a full list on the server, adds already registered contacts to the contact list, returns added contacts and their info.

Use contacts.addContact to add Telegram contacts without actually using their phone number.