version: 2.1.3


Use this method when you need to tell the user that something is happening on the bot's side. The status is set for 5 seconds or less (when a message arrives from your bot, Telegram clients clear its typing status). Returns True on success. We only recommend using this method when a response from the bot will take a noticeable amount of time to arrive.


chat_id int | string Unique identifier for the target chat or username of the target channel (in the format @channelusername) Optional
action string Type of action to broadcast. Choose one, depending on what the user is about to receive: typing for text messages, upload_photo for photos, record_video or upload_video for videos, record_voice or upload_voice for voice notes, upload_document for general files, choose_sticker for stickers, find_location for location data, record_video_note or upload_video_note for video notes. 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->sendChatAction(['chat_id' => int | string, 'action' => string]);

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