Hi guys. I will walk you through How to Deploy Telegram Fclone and Gclone Bot Hosted Locally on Your Phone using termux apk. You can eqaully do this on a VPS but i know many people have limitations getting a personal VPS. So I will be hosting this bots locally on my Android phone. Let’s dive it.
- An Android phone with internet access and Termux apk installed
- Your Service Accounts (SA) obtained from either AutoRclone or Folderclone.
- Two Telegram Bot Tokens- one each for the Gclone and Fclone bots
- Telegram User ID
- Gclone and Fclone installed on your Android device
How to Deploy Telegram Fclone and Gclone Bot
Step 1: Open your Termux app and run this code to install this packages.
pkg install git zip wget curl screen tmux rclone python proot # The proot pkg will allow Termux to simulate root environment with standard Linux directory structure and paths of /bin, /etc, /usr and /tmp
Step 2: Visit this Github repositories through this links.
Fclone– Expand the assets section and copy the link of the Fclone pkg (latest release is v0.4.1) that corresponds with your Android architecture. To know your Android architecture, run this code:
Gclone– Expand the assets section and copy the link of the Gclone pkg (latest release is v1.51.0-mod1.3.1) that corresponds to your Android architecture.
Bot Repo– Visit this Github repo and copy the link to clone the repo.
Step 3: Install Fclone and Gclone on your android phone by running these commands in termux. I will be installing the x86 version because my OS is i686.
Gclone Installation on Android-
termux-chroot # Will allow Termux to simulate root environment with standard Linux directory structure and paths of /bin, /etc, /usr and /tmp
wget -N https://github.com/donwa/gclone/releases/download/v1.51.0-mod1.3.1/gclone_1.51.0-mod1.3.1_Linux_i386.gz
mv gclone_1.51.0-mod1.3.1_Linux_i386 gclone
mv gclone /usr/bin
chmod +x /usr/bin/gclone
Then check if your installation is successful,
Fclone Installation on Android
wget -N https://github.com/mawaya/rclone/releases/download/fclone-v0.4.1/fclone-v0.4.1-linux-386.zip
mv fclone-v0.4.1-linux-386.zip fclone
mv fclone /usr/bin
chmod +x /usr/bin/fclone
Step 4: Clone the Bot Github repository using the link given above. Run these codes.
First clone the repo
git clone https://github.com/Waga43/telegram_gcloner_fcloner
Make a new directory called fclone_bot
Copy the cloned repo to the newly created directory
cp -r telegram_gcloner_fcloner fclone_bot
For the Gclone Bot
pip3 install requirements.txt
Make a copy of the config file
cp config.ini.example config.ini
Edit the config file
nano config.ini # Leave the path_to_gclone and gclone_para_override empty (if you are editing the config file for the Gclone bot).
For the fclone Bot
cp config.ini.example config.ini
nano config.ini # Put the path_to_gclone = /usr/bin/fclone and leave gclone_para_override empty (if you are editing the config file for the Fclone bot).
Ensure you save the config file after editing it and inputing the necessary details as explained above including your Telegram user ID, Bot token and group ID.
Launching the Bots
To launch the bots and ensure they both continue running in the background, run either the screen or tmux commands (depending on which one you are comfortable with). I will use the screen cmd to show an example.
screen -S "Your screen Session name" # Use any name you like e.g. Gclone Bot. Don't include the quotes in the name.
Then run the following code to deploy your bot
When the bot starts, folow the on-screen prompts. You can as well add the following lines of codes to the #Setcommands of Botfather
olders - Add your TD folders help - How to use bot sa - Reply to accounts.zip file
In Case of Errors
In case you run into errors after installing either gclone or fclone (for example, you may have wrongly installed the wrong version for your Android device) and need to try reinstalling the right one; but first you have to uninstall or remove the previous one from your Android device. Run the following code in another termux window:
Compress and upload your accounts folder containing your SA files to the bot. Reply to this file with /sa. In addition, using the /folders cmd copy the Team Drive ID or folder ID you want to copy files into and follow the on-screen prompts to set your favorite folders.
That’t it guys! Now you know How to Deploy Telegram Fclone and Gclone Bot Hosted Locally on Your Phone. I guess I don’t need to remind you that you have to ensure your SA emails are added appropriately to the TD. You can add it directly or use a Google Group, then add the Google Group email to the TD as a member.
To copy files, just forward the link of the shared file to the Bot and follow the screen prompts. That’s all.