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👤 tg-resolve

A light Node.js Library that resolves Telegram usernames and/or ids to a complete User or/and Chat JSON object(s)

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The official Telegram API does not allow bots to resolve usernames/ids out of the box. One is forced to create his/her own database so as to resolve usernames. Resolving of usernames is particularly useful in that a bot is able to get a user/chat id of a person or groub it hasn't even seen! Unlike before where a bot is only able to see a person if it has ever recieved his/her message whether in private or in a group.

Useful Scenarios

  • Group administration bots
  • In a bot which has lost its database, but users had previously started the bot
  • General resolving to get user details e.g UResolverBot
  • And much more!


$ npm install tg-resolve --save


const tgresolve = require("tg-resolve");
// using the 'bare' function
tgresolve(token, "@kamikazechaser", function(error, result) {
    // ... handle error ...
// you can create a client (referred to as 'resolver')
// that you can repeatedly use
const resolver = new tgresolver.Tgresolve(token);
// using the 'resolver'
resolver.tgresolve("@kamikazechaser", function(error, result) {
    // ... handle error ...

Refer to example.js for a more comprehensive guide

  • As of v1.2.0, you will need your own bot token!
  • As of v1.3.0, you can pass in your own pwrtg url!

tgresolve(token, username[, options], callback)

Resolve the username to a Result.

  • token (String): Telegram bot token
  • username (String)
  • options (Object, Optional)
  • callback (Function):
    • signature: callback(error, result)

resolver = new tgresolve.Tgresolve(token[, options])

Create a client/resolver.

  • token (String): Telegram bot token
  • options (Object, Optional): same as above

resolver.tgresolve(username, callback)

Resolve the username to a Result, using the client.

  • username (String)
  • callback (Function): same as above


When resolving for a Group/Channel

    id: -1001065761006,
    title: "End Of The World Party",
    username: "EOTWGroup",
    type: "supergroup",
    when: "2016-10-18 11:22:56"

When resolving for a User

    id: 58258161,
    first_name: "John",
    username: "john_doe",
    type: "private",
    last_name: "Doe",
    when: "2016-10-18 11:22:56"

Issues And Contribution

Fork the repository and submit a pull request for whatever change you want to be added to this project. If you have any questions, just open an issue.



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