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Messaging Capabilities: Telegram

Messaging Capabilities: Telegram

Telegram is a cloud-based encrypted instant messaging service. Telegram regards chatbots as third-party applications that run inside the Telegram platform. Users can interact with bots by sending them messages, commands, and inline requests. Our Telegram Integration allows you to easily create Telegram bots.

Capabilities

Telegram supports a wide variety of reply actions as seen in the messaging capabilities grid. Below is a detailed view of each capability.

 

Text

Telegram displays any plain text messages.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.42.52 PM.png
 

Emojis

Telegram displays any unicode emoji sent in text messages. Mobile users can use the emoji keyboard on their device to send them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.43.57 PM.png
Emojis docs - JS template docs
 

Image

Telegram displays static images.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.45.08 PM.png
Image docsJS template docs
 

File

Telegram displays files and allows users to download them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.46.16 PM.png
File docs - JS template docs
 

Video

Telegram displays videos and allows users to play them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.47.51 PM.png
Video docs - JS template docs
 

Audio

Telegram provides audios and allows users to play them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.49.02 PM.png
Audio docs - JS template docs
 

Location

 Telegram displays Google Maps link of the location. Location messages include longitude and latitude coordinates.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.50.19 PM.png

Location docsJS template docs

Send and receive geolocation
 

Card

Telegram displays cards. Cards must include title and optionally can include subtitle, media, action and buttons.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.52.18 PM.png
Card docs - JS template docs
 

Carousel

Telegram displays carousels that contain cards.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.53.38 PM.png

Carousel docs - JS template docs

 

List

Telegram displays lists that contain cards.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.54.49 PM.png
List docs - JS template docs
 

Buttons

Telegram displays buttons.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.56.18 PM.png
Buttons docs - JS template docs

 

Configuration

Telegram is can be done in 10 easy steps

What you'll need

Make sure that you have a Telegram account. If you don't have one — all you need is a phone number:

 

telegram_1.png

Create a Telegram bot

  1. Open the Telegram app
 

telegram_2.png

 

  1. Type BotFather within the search bar and choose the Bot father bot
 

telegram_3.png

 

  1. Press the Start button or type /start inside the chat, there you will see a bunch of options
 

 

telegram_4.png

 

  1. Type /newbot or press the /newbot option, then enter a username for your bot, ending in "bot" (e.g. SearchFlyBot):
 

telegram_5.png

 

  1. Copy the token, that was just created to the clipboard and store it in a safe location
 

telegram_6.png

 

Connect to Flow

  1. Choose the Flow project to which you would like to connect the Telegram bot
 

telegram_7.png

 

  1. Open to the Integrations section and press the + button
 

telegram_8.png

 

  1. Choose Telegram inside the messaging section
 

telegram_9.png

 

  1. Paste the Access Token from the clipboard into the related field and press the Save button:
 

telegram_10.png

 

  1. Now you can start testing your Telegram bot!

Testing

Find the bot within the Telegram search bar, then press the Start button or type /start inside chat. If all previous stages were completed successfully, the bot should reply:

 

telegram_11.png

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Messaging Capabilities: Telegram

Telegram is a cloud-based encrypted instant messaging service. Telegram regards chatbots as third-party applications that run inside the Telegram platform. Users can interact with bots by sending them messages, commands, and inline requests. Our Telegram Integration allows you to easily create Telegram bots.

Capabilities

Telegram supports a wide variety of reply actions as seen in the messaging capabilities grid. Below is a detailed view of each capability.

 

Text

Telegram displays any plain text messages.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.42.52 PM.png
 

Emojis

Telegram displays any unicode emoji sent in text messages. Mobile users can use the emoji keyboard on their device to send them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.43.57 PM.png
Emojis docs - JS template docs
 

Image

Telegram displays static images.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.45.08 PM.png
Image docsJS template docs
 

File

Telegram displays files and allows users to download them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.46.16 PM.png
File docs - JS template docs
 

Video

Telegram displays videos and allows users to play them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.47.51 PM.png
Video docs - JS template docs
 

Audio

Telegram provides audios and allows users to play them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.49.02 PM.png
Audio docs - JS template docs
 

Location

 Telegram displays Google Maps link of the location. Location messages include longitude and latitude coordinates.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.50.19 PM.png

Location docsJS template docs

Send and receive geolocation
 

Card

Telegram displays cards. Cards must include title and optionally can include subtitle, media, action and buttons.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.52.18 PM.png
Card docs - JS template docs
 

Carousel

Telegram displays carousels that contain cards.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.53.38 PM.png

Carousel docs - JS template docs

 

List

Telegram displays lists that contain cards.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.54.49 PM.png
List docs - JS template docs
 

Buttons

Telegram displays buttons.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.56.18 PM.png
Buttons docs - JS template docs

 

Configuration

Telegram is can be done in 10 easy steps

What you'll need

Make sure that you have a Telegram account. If you don't have one — all you need is a phone number:

 

telegram_1.png

Create a Telegram bot

  1. Open the Telegram app
 

telegram_2.png

 

  1. Type BotFather within the search bar and choose the Bot father bot
 

telegram_3.png

 

  1. Press the Start button or type /start inside the chat, there you will see a bunch of options
 

 

telegram_4.png

 

  1. Type /newbot or press the /newbot option, then enter a username for your bot, ending in "bot" (e.g. SearchFlyBot):
 

telegram_5.png

 

  1. Copy the token, that was just created to the clipboard and store it in a safe location
 

telegram_6.png

 

Connect to Flow

  1. Choose the Flow project to which you would like to connect the Telegram bot
 

telegram_7.png

 

  1. Open to the Integrations section and press the + button
 

telegram_8.png

 

  1. Choose Telegram inside the messaging section
 

telegram_9.png

 

  1. Paste the Access Token from the clipboard into the related field and press the Save button:
 

telegram_10.png

 

  1. Now you can start testing your Telegram bot!

Testing

Find the bot within the Telegram search bar, then press the Start button or type /start inside chat. If all previous stages were completed successfully, the bot should reply:

 

telegram_11.png

Labels (1)

Messaging Capabilities: Telegram

Telegram is a cloud-based encrypted instant messaging service. Telegram regards chatbots as third-party applications that run inside the Telegram platform. Users can interact with bots by sending them messages, commands, and inline requests. Our Telegram Integration allows you to easily create Telegram bots.

Capabilities

Telegram supports a wide variety of reply actions as seen in the messaging capabilities grid. Below is a detailed view of each capability.

 

Text

Telegram displays any plain text messages.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.42.52 PM.png
 

Emojis

Telegram displays any unicode emoji sent in text messages. Mobile users can use the emoji keyboard on their device to send them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.43.57 PM.png
Emojis docs - JS template docs
 

Image

Telegram displays static images.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.45.08 PM.png
Image docsJS template docs
 

File

Telegram displays files and allows users to download them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.46.16 PM.png
File docs - JS template docs
 

Video

Telegram displays videos and allows users to play them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.47.51 PM.png
Video docs - JS template docs
 

Audio

Telegram provides audios and allows users to play them.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.49.02 PM.png
Audio docs - JS template docs
 

Location

 Telegram displays Google Maps link of the location. Location messages include longitude and latitude coordinates.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.50.19 PM.png

Location docsJS template docs

Send and receive geolocation
 

Card

Telegram displays cards. Cards must include title and optionally can include subtitle, media, action and buttons.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.52.18 PM.png
Card docs - JS template docs
 

Carousel

Telegram displays carousels that contain cards.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.53.38 PM.png

Carousel docs - JS template docs

 

List

Telegram displays lists that contain cards.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.54.49 PM.png
List docs - JS template docs
 

Buttons

Telegram displays buttons.

Screenshot 2021-05-05 at 1.56.18 PM.png
Buttons docs - JS template docs

 

Configuration

Telegram is can be done in 10 easy steps

What you'll need

Make sure that you have a Telegram account. If you don't have one — all you need is a phone number:

 

telegram_1.png

Create a Telegram bot

  1. Open the Telegram app
 

telegram_2.png

 

  1. Type BotFather within the search bar and choose the Bot father bot
 

telegram_3.png

 

  1. Press the Start button or type /start inside the chat, there you will see a bunch of options
 

 

telegram_4.png

 

  1. Type /newbot or press the /newbot option, then enter a username for your bot, ending in "bot" (e.g. SearchFlyBot):
 

telegram_5.png

 

  1. Copy the token, that was just created to the clipboard and store it in a safe location
 

telegram_6.png

 

Connect to Flow

  1. Choose the Flow project to which you would like to connect the Telegram bot
 

telegram_7.png

 

  1. Open to the Integrations section and press the + button
 

telegram_8.png

 

  1. Choose Telegram inside the messaging section
 

telegram_9.png

 

  1. Paste the Access Token from the clipboard into the related field and press the Save button:
 

telegram_10.png

 

  1. Now you can start testing your Telegram bot!

Testing

Find the bot within the Telegram search bar, then press the Start button or type /start inside chat. If all previous stages were completed successfully, the bot should reply:

 

telegram_11.png

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