Discord is an outstanding, free chat application that was built for gamers, but is beneficial for anyone. It appears with Slack-style text chat, group voice chat channels, and abundance of tools to manage your users. It’s a magnificent tool for getting a community together or talking with family and friends while you play games. Here’s how to set up your server.
What Is Discord?
Discord is a lot like Slack with some additional features that are designed to support gamers…but honestly, it’s a comprehensive chat program all around. Regular text chat channels operate a lot like classic IRC-style chat rooms. Anyone (with permission) can enter a room and chat or use slash commands. Discord also contributes voice channels that members of the server can drop into to talk with other members using a headset. So, for instance, you could set up a server for your gaming friends, then create a voice chat channel for Overwatch, Destiny, and Minecraft.
Hop in the appropriate channel, and you can talk with anyone playing that game without disturbing your friends who are in a different game. No worrying about invites or creating a new group chat every single time you play.
How to Create a Discord Server?
Creating a Discord server is outspoken. First, you’ll need to either download Discord (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, or Android) or initiate the Discord web interface. Either way, you’ll necessitate to create a free user account to get proceeding. So go forward and do all that initial.
- When you first open Discord and sign in, you’ll be requested if you want to create or join a server.
- If you already use discord and have skipped this initial screen, you can create a new server by clicking up the huge plus button in the Discord interface.
- Either way, you’ll see the corresponding screen. Click the “Create a Server” button to generate/create a new server.
- Give your server a name, choose a diverse region if it didn’t correctly recognize yours, and then click the “Create” button.
- When your new server is formed, and you’re automatically connected to it.
- Select your new server on the left and then click to the drop-down arrow next to its name to view options for inviting family, friends, changing server settings, creating channels, and more.
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The Bottom Line
Discord has a lot more extra to offer than we can cover in a single article. But with your server you’re ready to start chatting with your Family, Friends and team wherever and however works best for you.