Either you're starting your first project or you want to add a new channel to an existing project. Select Telegram Channel in the Add Resources menu:

You'll see a short video and instructions about how to create a channel. When your channel is created, or if it was already done, hit Done:

You can check out our article about how to create a Telegram Channel:

How To Create a Telegram Channel

Once you've created your channel, you'll have to add @InviteMemberBot to channel admins. Open the channel profile and click Administrators:

Then click Add Admin:

Enter @InviteMemberBot in the search box:

And set bot permissions:

@InviteMemberBot only requires one permission — Invite Subscribers (or Add Subscribers).

It's time to get back to the @InviteMemberBot chat and hit Done.

Now, forward a message (any) from the channel to @InviteMemberBot. To do that, click the button with an arrow (or right-click a message and click Forward) and select @InviteMemberBot as the recipient):

Done! The channel was added successfully:

Troubleshooting

In some Telegram clients (iOS, for example) there is a known bug — you can't enable Add Users permission for the bot. 

The workaround is to enable this permission in another Telegram app. We recommend Telegram Desktop.

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