Use this method to delete a message, including service messages, with the following limitations:

  • A message can only be deleted if it was sent less than 48 hours ago.

  • A dice message in a private chat can only be deleted if it was sent more than 24 hours ago.

  • Bots can delete outgoing messages in private chats, groups, and supergroups.

  • Bots can delete incoming messages in private chats.

  • Bots granted can_post_messages permissions can delete outgoing messages in channels.

  • If the bot is an administrator of a group, it can delete any message there.

  • If the bot has can_delete_messages permission in a supergroup or a channel, it can delete any message there.

Returns True on success.


Name Type Description
chat_id Union[int, str] Unique identifier for the target chat or username of the target channel (in the format @channelusername)
message_id int Identifier of the message to delete


Type: bool

Description: Returns True on success.


As bot method

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

Method as object


  • from aiogram.methods import DeleteMessage
  • from aiogram.api.methods import DeleteMessage
  • from aiogram.api.methods.delete_message import DeleteMessage

In handlers with current bot

result: bool = await DeleteMessage(...)

With specific bot

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

As reply into Webhook in handler

return DeleteMessage(...)