start()

async Client.start()

Start the client.

This method connects the client to Telegram and, in case of new sessions, automatically manages the authorization process using an interactive prompt.

Returns:

Client – The started client itself.

Raises:

ConnectionError – In case you try to start an already started client.

Example

from hydrogram import Client

app = Client("my_account")


async def main():
    await app.start()
    ...  # Invoke API methods
    await app.stop()


app.run(main())