Welcome to Telethon’s documentation!

Pure Python 3 Telegram client library. Official Site here. Please follow the links on the index below to navigate from here, or use the menu on the left. Remember to read the Changelog (Version History) when you upgrade!


If you’re new here, you want to read Getting Started. If you’re looking for the method reference, you should check telethon package.

What is this?

Telegram is a popular messaging application. This library is meant to make it easy for you to write Python programs that can interact with Telegram. Think of it as a wrapper that has already done the heavy job for you, so you can focus on developing an application.


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