Full-featured Telegram client library for Python 3
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Telethon is Telegram client implementation in Python 3 which uses the latest available API of Telegram. Remember to use pip3 to install!
pip install telethon
Creating a client
from telethon import TelegramClient # These example values won't work. You must get your own api_id and # api_hash from https://my.telegram.org, under API Development. api_id = 12345 api_hash = '0123456789abcdef0123456789abcdef' phone = '+34600000000' client = TelegramClient('session_name', api_id, api_hash) client.connect() # If you already have a previous 'session_name.session' file, skip this. client.sign_in(phone=phone) me = client.sign_in(code=77777) # Put whatever code you received here.
print(me.stringify()) client.send_message('username', 'Hello! Talking to you from Telethon') client.send_file('username', '/home/myself/Pictures/holidays.jpg') client.download_profile_photo(me) total, messages, senders = client.get_message_history('username') client.download_media(messages)
Do you like how Telethon looks? Check the wiki over GitHub for a more in-depth explanation, with examples, troubleshooting issues, and more useful information.
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