Use this method to send answers to an inline query. On success, True is returned.

No more than 50 results per query are allowed.


Name Type Description
inline_query_id str Unique identifier for the answered query
results List[InlineQueryResult] A JSON-serialized array of results for the inline query
cache_time Optional[int] Optional. The maximum amount of time in seconds that the result of the inline query may be cached on the server. Defaults to 300.
is_personal Optional[bool] Optional. Pass True, if results may be cached on the server side only for the user that sent the query. By default, results may be returned to any user who sends the same query
next_offset Optional[str] Optional. Pass the offset that a client should send in the next query with the same text to receive more results. Pass an empty string if there are no more results or if you don‘t support pagination. Offset length can’t exceed 64 bytes.
switch_pm_text Optional[str] Optional. If passed, clients will display a button with specified text that switches the user to a private chat with the bot and sends the bot a start message with the parameter switch_pm_parameter
switch_pm_parameter Optional[str] Optional. Deep-linking parameter for the /start message sent to the bot when user presses the switch button. 1-64 characters, only A-Z, a-z, 0-9, _ and - are allowed.


Type: bool

Description: On success, True is returned.


As bot method

result: bool = await bot.answer_inline_query(...)

Method as object


  • from aiogram.methods import AnswerInlineQuery
  • from aiogram.api.methods import AnswerInlineQuery
  • from aiogram.api.methods.answer_inline_query import AnswerInlineQuery

In handlers with current bot

result: bool = await AnswerInlineQuery(...)

With specific bot

result: bool = await bot(AnswerInlineQuery(...))

As reply into Webhook in handler

return AnswerInlineQuery(...)