Quick Start

The next few steps serve as a quick start for all new Pyrogrammers that want to get something done as fast as possible. Let’s go!

Get Pyrogram Real Fast

  1. Install Pyrogram with pip3 install -U pyrogram.

  2. Get your own Telegram API key from https://my.telegram.org/apps.

  3. Open your best text editor and paste the following:

    from pyrogram import Client
    
    api_id = 12345
    api_hash = "0123456789abcdef0123456789abcdef"
    
    with Client("my_account", api_id, api_hash) as app:
        app.send_message("me", "Greetings from **Pyrogram**!")
    
  4. Replace api_id and api_hash values with your own.

  5. Save the file as pyro.py.

  6. Run the script with python3 pyro.py

  7. Follow the instructions on your terminal to login.

  8. Watch Pyrogram send a message to yourself.

  9. Join our community.

  10. Say, “hi!”.

Enjoy the API

That was just a quick overview that barely scratched the surface! In the next few pages of the introduction, we’ll take a much more in-depth look of what we have just done above.

Feeling eager to continue? You can take a shortcut to Calling Methods and come back later to learn some more details.