How to get Telegram bot API token

In this tutorial we will look at a quick way to create a bot on Telegram. More detailed information you can find on the official site

Set up your Telegram bot

You don't have to write any code for this. Actually, you don't have to use your computer! Just go to the Telegram app on your device complete 4 simple step:

Step 1. Find telegram bot named "@botfarther", he will help you with creating and managing your bot.


Step 2. Print “/help” and you will see all possible commands that the botfather can operate.


Step 3. To create a new bot type “/newbot” or click on it.

Follow instructions he given and create a new name to your bot. If you are making a bot only for experimentation, as it has to be a unique name, you can use namespace your bot by placing your name before it in its username. By the way, its screen name can be anything you like.


Step 4. Congratulations! You've just created your Telegram bot. You will see a new API token generated for it.
In sample above it's 270485614:AAHfiqksKZ8WmR2zSjiQ7_v4TMAKdiHm9T0

Copy your API token to the plugin.