async Client.send_cached_media()

Send any media stored on the Telegram servers using a file_id.

This convenience method works with any valid file_id only. It does the same as calling the relevant method for sending media using a file_id, thus saving you from the hassle of using the correct method for the media the file_id is pointing to.

Usable by Users Bots
  • chat_id (int | str) – Unique identifier (int) or username (str) of the target chat. For your personal cloud (Saved Messages) you can simply use “me” or “self”. For a contact that exists in your Telegram address book you can use his phone number (str).

  • file_id (str) – Media to send. Pass a file_id as string to send a media that exists on the Telegram servers.

  • caption (str, optional) – Media caption, 0-1024 characters.

  • message_thread_id (int, optional) – Unique identifier for the target message thread (topic) of the forum. for forum supergroups only.

  • parse_mode (ParseMode, optional) – By default, texts are parsed using both Markdown and HTML styles. You can combine both syntaxes together.

  • caption_entities (List of MessageEntity) – List of special entities that appear in the caption, which can be specified instead of parse_mode.

  • disable_notification (bool, optional) – Sends the message silently. Users will receive a notification with no sound.

  • reply_to_message_id (int, optional) – If the message is a reply, ID of the original message.

  • schedule_date (datetime, optional) – Date when the message will be automatically sent.

  • protect_content (bool, optional) – Protects the contents of the sent message from forwarding and saving.

  • reply_markup (InlineKeyboardMarkup | ReplyKeyboardMarkup | ReplyKeyboardRemove | ForceReply, optional) – Additional interface options. An object for an inline keyboard, custom reply keyboard, instructions to remove reply keyboard or to force a reply from the user.


Message – On success, the sent media message is returned.


await app.send_cached_media("me", file_id)