ChimeSDKMessaging / Client / get_channel_membership_preferences



Gets the membership preferences of an AppInstanceUser or AppInstanceBot for the specified channel. A user or a bot must be a member of the channel and own the membership in order to retrieve membership preferences. Users or bots in the AppInstanceAdmin and channel moderator roles can’t retrieve preferences for other users or bots. Banned users or bots can’t retrieve membership preferences for the channel from which they are banned.


The x-amz-chime-bearer request header is mandatory. Use the ARN of the AppInstanceUser or AppInstanceBot that makes the API call as the value in the header.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.get_channel_membership_preferences(
  • ChannelArn (string) –


    The ARN of the channel.

  • MemberArn (string) –


    The AppInstanceUserArn of the member retrieving the preferences.

  • ChimeBearer (string) –


    The ARN of the AppInstanceUser or AppInstanceBot that makes the API call.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'ChannelArn': 'string',
    'Member': {
        'Arn': 'string',
        'Name': 'string'
    'Preferences': {
        'PushNotifications': {
            'AllowNotifications': 'ALL'|'NONE'|'FILTERED',
            'FilterRule': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • ChannelArn (string) –

      The ARN of the channel.

    • Member (dict) –

      The details of a user.

      • Arn (string) –

        The ARN in an Identity.

      • Name (string) –

        The name in an Identity.

    • Preferences (dict) –

      The channel membership preferences for an AppInstanceUser .

      • PushNotifications (dict) –

        The push notification configuration of a message.

        • AllowNotifications (string) –

          Enum value that indicates which push notifications to send to the requested member of a channel. ALL sends all push notifications, NONE sends no push notifications, FILTERED sends only filtered push notifications.

        • FilterRule (string) –

          The simple JSON object used to send a subset of a push notification to the requested member.


  • ChimeSDKMessaging.Client.exceptions.BadRequestException

  • ChimeSDKMessaging.Client.exceptions.UnauthorizedClientException

  • ChimeSDKMessaging.Client.exceptions.ForbiddenException

  • ChimeSDKMessaging.Client.exceptions.ThrottledClientException

  • ChimeSDKMessaging.Client.exceptions.ServiceUnavailableException

  • ChimeSDKMessaging.Client.exceptions.ServiceFailureException