version: 2.1.3


Use this method to receive incoming updates using long polling (wiki). An Array of Update objects is returned.


offset int Identifier of the first update to be returned. Must be greater by one than the highest among the identifiers of previously received updates. By default, updates starting with the earliest unconfirmed update are returned. An update is considered confirmed as soon as getUpdates is called with an offset higher than its update_id. The negative offset can be specified to retrieve updates starting from -offset update from the end of the updates queue. All previous updates will forgotten. Optional
limit int Limits the number of updates to be retrieved. Values between 1-100 are accepted. Defaults to 100. Optional
timeout int Timeout in seconds for long polling. Defaults to 0, i.e. usual short polling. Should be positive, short polling should be used for testing purposes only. Optional
allowed_updates Array of string A JSON-serialized list of the update types you want your bot to receive. For example, specify [“message”, “edited_channel_post”, “callback_query”] to only receive updates of these types. See Update for a complete list of available update types. Specify an empty list to receive all update types except chat_member (default). If not specified, the previous setting will be used.Please note that this parameter doesn't affect updates created before the call to the getUpdates, so unwanted updates may be received for a short period of time. Optional
token String You can use this method on another bot with specify this parameter Optional
return_array Boolean Specify the result type , if pass true results will be array otherwise will be object Optional
forgot Boolean You can set to not receive request result, dont set it or pass null for turn it off Optional
answer Boolean You can set to answer to webhook, dont set it or pass null for turn it off Optional

Method errors

required parameters not found required parameter for this method is not founded. you can see them in log
answer mode not allowed you can use answer mode only once for each webhook update and you already did
answer mode not allowed bc multi you can't use answer mode when multi is on

Method examples

$this->getUpdates(['offset' => int, 'limit' => int, 'timeout' => int, 'allowed_updates' => Array of string]);

Method alices

Method output :

Array of Update