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Modifying Historical Group Messages

API Calling Description

This API is used by the admin to modify historical group chat messages.
You can modify the MsgBody and CloudCustomData fields individually or at the same time for a message by overwriting the field values in a historical message with those specified in requests.
This API cannot be used to modify the historical messages of audio-video groups.
Caution
Messages modified by this API cannot be restored.

Sample request URL

https://xxxxxx/v4/openim/modify_group_msg?sdkappid=88888888&identifier=admin&usersig=xxx&random=99999999&contenttype=json

Request parameters

The following table describes only the modified parameters when this API is called. For other parameters, see RESTful API Overview.
Parameter
Description
xxxxxx
Domain name corresponding to the country/region where your SDKAppID is located.
China: console.tim.qq.com
Singapore: adminapisgp.im.qcloud.com
Seoul: adminapikr.im.qcloud.com
Frankfurt: adminapiger.im.qcloud.com
Mumbai: adminapiind.im.qcloud.com
Silicon Valley: adminapiusa.im.qcloud.com
Jakarta: adminapiidn.im.qcloud.com
v4/openim/modify_group_msg
Request API
sdkappid
SDKAppID assigned by the Chat console when an app is created
identifier
App admin account. For more information, see the App Admin section in Login Authentication.
usersig
Signature generated by the app admin account. For details, see Generating UserSig.
random
A random 32-bit unsigned integer ranging from 0 to 4294967295.
contenttype
Request format, which should always be json.

Maximum call frequency

200 calls per second

Sample request

Modifying only the MsgBody information of the message object

{
"GroupId": "@TGS#1HYEP2SHC",
"MsgSeq": 23,
"MsgBody": [
{
"MsgType": "TIMTextElem",
"MsgContent": {
"Text": "hello"
}
}
]
}


Modifying only the CloudCustomData information of the message object

{
"GroupId": "@TGS#1HYEP2SHC",
"MsgSeq": 23,
"CloudCustomData": "your cloud custom data"
}


Modifying both the MsgBody and CloudCustomData information of the message object

{
"GroupId": "@TGS#1HYEP2SHC",
"MsgSeq": 23,
"MsgBody": [
{
"MsgType": "TIMTextElem",
"MsgContent": {
"Text": "hello"
}
}
],
"CloudCustomData": "your cloud custom data"
}


Request fields

Field
Type
Required
Description
GroupId
String
Yes
The ID of the Group whose historical messages will be modified
MsgSeq
Integer
Yes
Sequence number of the message to be modified
MsgBody
Array
No
Message body. For format details, see Message Formats. (Note: a message can contain multiple message elements, in which case MsgBody is an array.)
CloudCustomData
String
No
Custom message data. It is saved in the cloud and will be sent to the receiver. Such data can be pulled after the app is uninstalled and reinstalled.
TopicId
String
No
ID of the topic for which historical messages are modified. This field applies only to topic-enabled community groups.

Sample response

{
"ActionStatus": "OK",
"ErrorCode": 0,
"ErrorInfo": "succeed"
}

Response fields

Field
Type
Description
ActionStatus
String
Request result. OK: Successful; FAIL: Failed
ErrorCode
Integer
Error code. 0: Successful; other values: Failed
ErrorInfo
String
Error information

Error Codes

The returned HTTP status code for this API is always 200 unless a network error (such as error 502) occurs. The specific error code and details can be found in the response fields ErrorCode and ErrorInfo respectively. For public error codes (60000 to 79999), see Error Codes. The following table describes the error codes specific to this API:
Error Code
Description
20001
Invalid request.
20002
UserSig or A2 has expired.
20004
Network exception. Try again.
20005
Internal server error. Try again.
90001
Failed to parse the JSON request. Make sure the format is valid.
90002
The MsgBody in the JSON request does not meet message format requirements or MsgBody is not an array. For more information, see the Message Element TIMMsgElement section in Message Formats.
90003
The JSON request does not contain the To_Account field or the To_Account field is not a string.
90007
The MsgBody field in the JSON request is not an array. Change it to an array.
90009
The request requires app admin permissions.
90010
The JSON request does not meet message format requirements. For more information, see the Message Element TIMMsgElement section in Message Formats.
91000
Internal service error. Try again.
90992
Internal service error. Try again. If this error code is returned for all requests and webhook is enabled, make sure the app server returns the results to the Chat backend normally.

API Debugging Tool

Use the RESTful API online debugging tool to debug this API.

References

Sending Ordinary Messages in a Group (v4/group_open_http_svc/send_group_msg) Pulling Historical Messages (group_open_http_svc/group_msg_get_simple)