async Client.restrict_chat_member()

Restrict a user in a supergroup.

You must be an administrator in the supergroup for this to work and must have the appropriate admin rights. Pass True for all permissions to lift restrictions from a user.

Usable by Users Bots
  • chat_id (int | str) – Unique identifier (int) or username (str) of the target chat.

  • user_id (int | str) – Unique identifier (int) or username (str) of the target user. For a contact that exists in your Telegram address book you can use his phone number (str).

  • permissions (ChatPermissions) – New user permissions.

  • until_date (datetime, optional) – Date when the user will be unbanned. If user is banned for more than 366 days or less than 30 seconds from the current time they are considered to be banned forever. Defaults to epoch (ban forever).


Chat – On success, a chat object is returned.


from datetime import datetime, timedelta
from hydrogram.types import ChatPermissions

# Completely restrict chat member (mute) forever
await app.restrict_chat_member(chat_id, user_id, ChatPermissions())

# Chat member muted for 24h
await app.restrict_chat_member(
    chat_id, user_id, ChatPermissions(), + timedelta(days=1)

# Chat member can only send text messages
await app.restrict_chat_member(chat_id, user_id, ChatPermissions(can_send_messages=True))