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.
Telegram supports a wide variety of reply actions as seen in the messaging capabilities grid. Below is a detailed view of each capability.
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:
Create a Telegram bot
- Open the Telegram app
BotFatherwithin the search bar and choose the
- Press the
Startbutton or type
/startinside the chat, there you will see a bunch of options
/newbotor press the
/newbotoption, then enter a username for your bot, ending in "bot" (e.g. SearchFlyBot):
- Copy the token, that was just created to the clipboard and store it in a safe location
Connect to Flow.ai
- Choose the Flow.ai project to which you would like to connect the Telegram bot
- Open to the
Integrationssection and press the
Telegraminside the messaging section
- Paste the Access Token from the clipboard into the related field and press the
- Now you can start testing your Telegram bot!
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: