Chatid dating

This is the friendly name displayed when the bot speaks to you.

You can enter anything you like here (within reason).

The sign up process is very straightforward, and shouldn’t take longer than a few minutes.

Once you have one client set up, installing another is even easier as Telegram will send you an authentication code to the original client.

In June 2015 Telegram introduced a bot platform:, using this approach there is no need to install any software on your Domoticz system in order to use Telegram purely for notification.

Basically follow the instructions on the Telegram website:

Your chats will be stored on the Telegram server until requested by http request using the token you have just received, they are deleted from the server after a minimum of 24 hours.

Once you have sent some messages to your bot you can now use the http api to retrieve the messages or in this case get the id of your Telegram username.

Creating a bot in Telegram involves talking to another Bot, called The Bot Father.

Replace the dummy token with your real token in the url below in any web browser: You need the id after "from":{"id": in this case 1234567 This is the id (1234567) of your username you used to send the message to your new bot and the id that you want to recieve notifications from Domoticz.

Now test your bot can send you a message: And you will recieve a message on your Telegram client.

Telegram is a relatively new messaging app that touts security and privacy as its main features.

It has clients for a huge raft of platforms, and best of all it has a very nice bot API for developers.