How to send an audio file to a Telegram user from bash shell script

Using the WhatsMate Telegram Gateway REST API

This article shows you how to send an audio file (e.g. an MP3 file) to a registered Telegram user from a bash shell script.

To send a Telegram message containing an audio file from a bash shell script, do this:

  1. First, learn how to send a simple text message on the official site.
  2. With the above knowledge, you can now download our sample code.
  3. Locate the file bash/
  4. Study the script and customize the TODO/FIXME lines.
    • Among other things, put down YOUR OWN number as the recipient. You can’t send messages to strangers because we are against SPAMMERS.
  5. Change to the directory containing the script: cd bash
  6. Run the script to send yourself the first MP3 file: ./

Happy coding :)