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Pabbly Connect Telegram Bot integration allow you to communicate with Groups/Channels or other chats through your Telegram Bot. Follow these steps to create a bot in Telegram and get the token for the connection.

How to retrieve token for connection?

1. Go to https://telegram.me/BotFather.
2. When the chat-window with the bot will be open in the Telegram, press the /start button, you will see below bot commands.

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3. To create a new bot click /newbot and provide a suitable name for it.

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4. After that you must choose a username for your bot. Just follow the instructions on the screen

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5.Once the username is chosen, your bot will be automatically created and ready to use. You can see message from BotFather containing the token, which you can use to connect Telegram Bot to Pabbly Connect.

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How to obtain a Chat ID?

Once, you have configured your telegram bot through above process, you can start configuring the action steps in Pabbly Connect.

In order to obtain a chat ID, please follow these steps:
1. Open Telegram in mobile.
2. Create Group or Channel and add members including your bot. Ensure adding your bot has the admin permissions in the group or channel.
3. Chat ID can be obtained either from the trigger step or from the chat URL following # e.g. -1742441346 is the chat ID from the URL https://web.telegram.org/z/#-1742441346.
4. In case of channels, enter chat ID with pre-fix 100 e.g. if you have channel id like -155545555 then, the chat id will be -100155545555
 
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