Connect a bot to Telegram

You can configure your bot to communicate with people using the Telegram messaging app.


To see how various Bot Framework features look and work on this channel, use the Channel Inspector.

Visit the Bot Father to create a new Telegram bot

Create a new Telegram bot using the Bot Father.

Visit Bot Father

Create a new Telegram bot

To create a new Telegram bot, send command /newbot.

Create new bot

Specify a friendly name

Give the Telegram bot a friendly name.

Give bot a friendly name

Specify a username

Give the Telegram bot a unique username.

Give bot a unique name

Copy the access token

Copy the Telegram bot's access token.

Copy access token

Enter the Telegram bot's access token

Paste the token you copied previously into the Access Token field and click Submit.

Enable the bot

Check Enable this bot on Telegram. Then click I'm done configuring Telegram.

When you have completed these steps, your bot will be successfully configured to communicate with users in Telegram.