In the previous article, you learned some simple Python scripts to download and update your Google Spreadsheet. Before we use Google Spreadsheet as a user authentication method for the Telegram bot, we have to get our Telegram Bot first. This article will teach you how to apply for a Telegram Bot.
Prerequisite: You have to register a Telegram account first.
Step 1: Contact Bot Father on Telegram.
Step 2: Type /start on the chat.
Step 3: Type /newbot on the chat and then enter the name and username of your New bot.
Step 4: A Bot will be created for you. You may click the link from BotFather’s reply to access your own bot.
Congratulation! You have created your first Telegram Bot. In the following article, you will learn how to combine Google Spreadsheet with Telegram Bot for user authentication.