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Querying Unread One-to-One Message Count

Last updated: 2023-02-13 16:24:16

    Feature Overview

    This API is used to query the unread message count of a one-to-one conversation or all one-to-one conversations.

    API Calling Description

    Sample request URL


    Request parameters

    The following table describes 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
  • v4/openim/get_c2c_unread_msg_num 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

    Querying the total unread one-to-one message count of an account

    Sample request

    This example shows how the admin queries the total unread one-to-one message count of dramon1. Only To_Account is required.


    Sample response

      "ActionStatus": "OK",
      "ErrorInfo": "",
      "ErrorCode": 0,
      "AllC2CUnreadMsgNum": 12

    Querying the unread message counts of multiple one-to-one conversations at a time

    Sample request

    This example shows how the admin queries the unread message counts of dramon1's conversations with dramon2 and teacher.


    Sample response

      "ActionStatus": "OK",
      "ErrorInfo": "",
      "ErrorCode": 0,
      "C2CUnreadMsgNumList": [
              "Peer_Account": "dramon2",
              "C2CUnreadMsgNum": 12
              "Peer_Account": "teacher",
              "C2CUnreadMsgNum": 12

    Request fields

    Field Type Required Description
    To_Account String Yes UserID of the user to query
    Peer_Account Array No UserID of the other party in the conversation to query
  • This field is required to query a specific one-to-one conversation.
  • The array can contain up to 10 UserID values.
  • 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
    AllC2CUnreadMsgNum Integer Total unread message count of all conversations
    C2CUnreadMsgNumList.Peer_Account String UserID of the other party in the one-to-one conversation
    C2CUnreadMsgNumList.C2CUnreadMsgNum Integer Unread message count in the one-to-one conversation
    ErrorList.Peer_Account String Target account for which the query failed
    ErrorList.ErrorCode Integer Error code. 70107 indicates that the account does not exist.

    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
    90001 Failed to parse the JSON request. Make sure the format is valid.
    90003 The To_Account field is missing in the JSON request, or the account specified by To_Account does not exist.
    90008 The From_Account field is missing in the JSON request, or the account specified by From_Account does not exist.


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