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Sameroom: How to add the Telegram Bridgebot to Groups
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Sameroom: How to add the Telegram Bridgebot to Groups

Objective

This article will show you how to add the Telegram Bridgebot to a Telegram group.

This process is required due to incompatibilities with Telegram login into Sameroom.
Telegram will not appear as an installed app on your Sameroom Accounts page.

Applies To

  • Sameroom Standalone accounts
  • 8x8 Team Messaging

Add the Sameroom Bot to Chat Groups 

This operation must be performed for each group you wish to use Sameroom in:

  1. In the Telegram application, click on the group you wish to add Sameroom to.
  2. Click on the sidebar icon clipboard_ef273b3a1fa181b80a9055c87cb880345.png at the top-right to see the list of current group members.
  3. Click on the Add Members icon clipboard_efedb9523ac8c38926580a9bb6f169fcb.png.

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  1. Search for and click on the sameroom_bot.
    • Important: You may find other bots which were not created by 8x8 / Sameroom. Add only the smiling Sameroom bot clipboard_e38a770f169675757af8f0576802b0588.png as shown below.

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Once you click on the Sameroom bot, it will appear in the list of members to add to your group.

  1. Click Add.

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The smiling Sameroom bot clipboard_e38a770f169675757af8f0576802b0588.png should now appear in the group member list.

  1. Finally, test your connection to Sameroom by submitting the message -sameroom help to the group. After a brief pause, you should see a list of commands that you can now send to Sameroom.
    • You can now create tubes from your Telegram group chat to other chat rooms. See Sameroom commands for more info on using the PortalOpen, and Connect commands.

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