This documentation covers the actions that we support via Telegram.
Applications that support Telegram actions:
Gleam supports the ability to login with Telegram as an action type.
This means you can open up a Competition to any Telegram user, simply add it as an action type & once they login via Telegram they will get an entry.
Gleam supports the ability to join a Telegram Channel/Group as an action type.
For Public Groups, Public Channels & Private Channels: You can find the Share link for your Telegram channel under Info in Telegram.
For Private Groups: You can find the Invite link for your Telegram group under Info > Edit > Invite Links in Telegram.
On the Business plan and above, you can add your own bot to our Telegram integration to verify Telegram-related entries.
The bot will check if an entrant has joined the specified Channel or Group on Telegram before awarding entries.
To enable tracking options:
View Post allows you to ask users to view a specific message from your Telegram channel or group.
The message must be public for this action type to work.
Right click on the message you want to use in Telegram and click Copy message link.
On the Pro plan and above, you can configure the appearance of your Telegram message:
Here are some examples:
Tracking for private Telegram Groups require a Chat Identifier which you can find using the following options:
chat.id value (it's the number which starts with a
-) and paste it into the Chat ID field.
You can remove this bot from the group afterwards.
Another alternative is available for Telegram Web Z users. When your private Group is selected on the browser app, the link that appears in the browser address bar will contain your chat ID:
Can't see the link? You might have to switch from K version to Z version from the kebab menu in the sidebar: