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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I use the Telegram Bot?

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LBRY Telegram bot is member of the LBRY official Telegram group. And running 24/7 on lbry.melroy.org.

The bot is able to support you with all your basic questions regarding LBRY, including but not limited to listing the top channels, the latest LBRY token (LBC) price, mining data, address/transaction(s)/tip information and so much more.

Hint: Since the bot is part of the channel group, you can directly start typing the command starting with /; Telegram could support you by auto-completing the commands. Starting the commands with !-sign is also supported.

Good to know: LBRY Telegram bot is currently hosted on gitlab.melroy.org with a mirror on Github.com. You are free to create pull-requests with bug fixes or new features.

Basic commands

Help

The only command you really need to remember is /help, which should point you in the right direction.

  • /help@LBRY_telegram_bot

Status

Retrieve Lbrynet, Lbrycrd, Chainquery status. Including current versions of the services used by the bot.

  • /status

Network info

Get some general LBRY Networking info.

  • /networkinfo

Stats

Get blockchain, mining information (hashrate, difficulty and reward) and exchange statistics.

  • /stats

Price

Get the latest market price, percentage of change and more.

  • /price

Latest content

Get the latest uploaded content, with links to the content.

  • /lastcontent

Latest channels

Get the last created channels, with links to the channels.

  • /lastchannels

Latest blocks

Get the last 10 mined blocks.

  • /lastblocks

Top 10

Top 10 biggest transactions & top 10 most subscribed (popular) channels.

  • /top10

Advance commands

There are advanced bot commands that require additional user input.

File

Retrieve content by URL, with thumbnail and link to the content as well.

  • /file <URL>

Tips

Get the top 10 highest tips of the given name (channel or content).

  • /tips <name>

Content Tips

Get the top 10 highest tips of given content URI.

  • /contenttips <content URI>

Transaction

Get transaction information, like amount, block-height, in/out.

  • /transaction <hash>

Address

Get address information, like 'balance'.

  • /address <address>

Transactions

Get the transaction list of a given address.

  • /transactions <address>

Block

Get block information, like block size, difficulty, confirmations and more.

  • /block <hash or block height>

Do you have questions?

The bot helps you to answer some basics FAQs as well:

Why LBRY?

  • /why

What is LBRY?

  • /what

How does LBRY work?

  • /how

How long has LBRY existed?

  • /age

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