Sends a current user typing event (see SendMessageAction for all event types) to a conversation partner or group.

boolFalse#bc799737 = Bool;
boolTrue#997275b5 = Bool;
messages.setTyping#58943ee2 flags:# peer:InputPeer top_msg_id:flags.0?int action:SendMessageAction = Bool;


Name Type Description
flags # Flags, see TL conditional fields
peer InputPeer Target user or group
top_msg_id flags.0?int Thread ID
action SendMessageAction Type of action
Parameter added in Layer 17.



Possible errors

Code Type Description
400 CHANNEL_INVALID The provided channel is invalid.
400 CHANNEL_PRIVATE You haven't joined this channel/supergroup.
400 CHAT_ADMIN_REQUIRED You must be an admin in this chat to do this.
400 CHAT_ID_INVALID The provided chat id is invalid.
403 CHAT_WRITE_FORBIDDEN You can't write in this chat.
403 GROUPCALL_FORBIDDEN The group call has already ended.
400 INPUT_USER_DEACTIVATED The specified user was deleted.
400 MSG_ID_INVALID Invalid message ID provided.
400 PEER_ID_INVALID The provided peer id is invalid.
400 USER_BANNED_IN_CHANNEL You're banned from sending messages in supergroups/channels.
403 USER_IS_BLOCKED You were blocked by this user.
400 USER_IS_BOT Bots can't send messages to other bots.

Bots can use this method

Related pages


Telegram allows commenting on a channel post or on a generic supergroup message, thanks to message threads.


Below you will find information on schema changes. For more details on the use of layers, see Invoking API methods.


User actions. Use this to provide users with detailed info about their chat partner's actions: typing or sending attachments of all kinds.