Use this method to set a new profile photo for the chat. Photos can't be changed for private chats. The bot must be an administrator in the chat for this to work and must have the appropriate admin rights. 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)
photo InputFile New chat photo, uploaded using multipart/form-data


Type: bool

Description: Returns True on success.


As bot method

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

Method as object


  • from aiogram.methods import SetChatPhoto
  • from aiogram.api.methods import SetChatPhoto
  • from aiogram.api.methods.set_chat_photo import SetChatPhoto

In handlers with current bot

result: bool = await SetChatPhoto(...)

With specific bot

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