Cant react emoji with python API

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The issue you are facing:
i can react emoji with API in python. I try to react to a message with :+1: wich is translated in ’ ^=^q^m’

Is this the first time you’ve seen this error? (Y/N):y

Steps to replicate it:
from nc_py_api import *
nc = Nextcloud(nextcloud_url=“https://192.168.x.x”, npa_nc_cert=False, nc_auth_user=“xxx”>
conv_bot_test = “xxxxxx”
message = “”
msg_react =, conversation=conv_bot_test)
print(msg_react) # ’ ^=^q^m’, ’ ^=^q^m’, conv_bot_test)

The output of your Nextcloud log in Admin > Logging or errors in nextcloud.log in /var/www/:


The output of your Apache/nginx/system log in /var/log/____:


Your browser log if relevant (python output):

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/xxx/bots/testbot/", line 9, in <module>, ":)", conv_bot_test)
  File "/home/xxx/.local/lib/python3.11/site-packages/nc_py_api/", line 343, in react_to_message
    r = self._session.ocs("POST", self._ep_base + f"/api/v1/reaction/{token}/{message_id}", params=params)
  File "/home/xxx/.local/lib/python3.11/site-packages/nc_py_api/", line 216, in ocs
    return self._ocs(method, f"{quote(path)}?{urlencode(params, True)}", headers, data=data_bytes, **kwargs)
  File "/home/xxx/.local/lib/python3.11/site-packages/nc_py_api/", line 236, in _ocs
    check_error(response.status_code, info)
  File "/home/xxx/.local/lib/python3.11/site-packages/nc_py_api/", line 62, in check_error
    raise NextcloudException(code, reason=codes(code).phrase, info=info)
nc_py_api._exceptions.NextcloudException: [400] Bad Request <request: method=POST, url=https://192.168.1.x.x/ocs/v2.php/apps/spreed/api/v1/reaction/xxx/153?reaction=%3A%29&format=json>

up… i still have the same in the last update