The next few steps serve as a quick start to see Pyrogram in action as fast as possible.
Get Pyrogram Real Fast#
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Install Pyrogram with
pip3 install -U pyrogram.
Obtain the API key by following Telegram’s instructions and rules at https://core.telegram.org/api/obtaining_api_id.
Make sure you understand and abide to the rules for third-party clients and libraries explained in the link above.
Open the text editor of your choice and paste the following:
import asyncio from pyrogram import Client api_id = 12345 api_hash = "0123456789abcdef0123456789abcdef" async def main(): async with Client("my_account", api_id, api_hash) as app: await app.send_message("me", "Greetings from **Pyrogram**!") asyncio.run(main())
Replace api_id and api_hash values with your own.
Save the file as
Run the script with
Follow the instructions on your terminal to login.
Watch Pyrogram send a message to yourself.
Enjoy the API#
That was just a quick overview. In the next few pages of the introduction, we’ll take a much more in-depth look of what we have just done above.
If you are feeling eager to continue you can take a shortcut to Invoking Methods and come back later to learn some more details.