As you may know that Discord is perfect for chatting with team members, seeing who is playing online and catching up on text conversations you may have missed. Discord makes it easier for games to chat and communicate with each other and for that, you need a server.
You can always join a server if you have the invite code or URL, but you also get the option to create your server anytime and invite your friends to that server.
Creating a Discord server is easy and doesn’t require you to do much. Just a few clicks and taps and you have successfully created your Discord Server.
How to create a Discord Server?
To create a Discord Server, follow these steps:
Open your web browser and head over to “https://discordapp.com/“ or Open the Discord App.
Login into your account.
Once logged in, click on the “+” icon on the left column of the screen.
A window will appear with two options on the screen. “Create” and “Join”.
Click on Create to continue the process.
Enter in the Server information including Server Name, and its icon by locating it in your files. (The minimum size for icons is 128×128. Icons must be in multiples of 128 such as 256 x 256, 512 x 512)
You can also select the region of the server. Currently, there are over 10 different regions to choose from including the US, EU, Brazil, Australia, and Singapore.
After you have specified the information for the server, click on “Create”.
You have now successfully created your own Discord Server.
Discord not only has the option for public servers, but it also allows your to make private servers and those private servers can be set up without a password.
Setting a “private” server is going to limit access to your server and channels to only the members you allow.
This is the best way for setting up servers where you don’t want any outsider or anyone else to see the content that you are sharing with your friends privately.
How to set up Private Servers without passwords?
First of all, you have to disable all permissions for everyone by clicking on the ‘Roles’ tab in your Server Settings menu, you have to select “@everyone” role and uncheck all the permission boxes. Never forget to scroll down and uncheck all the permissions below the fold.
You have to make a new user role by clicking on the ‘+’ and writing “Guild Members”.
You have to turn on the permissions on the “Guild Members” role by selecting the role and clicking on the permission checkboxes you want to be activated for the role. Never forget to scroll down as there are more permissions below the fold.
You have to give the role “Guild Members” to all members who you want to allow by clicking on the “Members” tab in your Server Settings menu and adding the role to the appropriate members by clicking the “+” and selecting “Guild Members”.
After following all these steps you will be able to set up a Private Server without password where no one would be able to see the content that you are sharing.
For a Discord server, the closer you are to the server in real life, better will be your connection. It is so because when your physical location is closer to the server then you will be getting lower latency.
Lower latency or Ping is generally a good thing for online connections. The lower your latency is, the higher quality connection you have.
Fortunately for Discord users, they have the option to choose from a handful of locations around the world. Choosing the nearest location will definitely help you as you will have a lower Ping/Latency and your connection to the server will be smooth.
How to change the region of the Discord Server?
Changing the region of the servers is pretty easy and simple. All you need is the basic permissions to do so meaning if you are the Owner of the Server or have a role on the server with Manage Server permissions enabled, then you will have to follow these steps to change the region of your server.
Open the Discord App or head over to www.discordapp.com and sign in into your account.
Once signed in, open the Server Settings.
Once the Server Settings’ Windows opens, click on the Overview Tab.
Look for Server Region and click on Change.
Select the Server Region closet to you from the list.
After you follow these steps, you will end up choosing the region which is closest to your physical location and you will see a notable change in your performance and experience than before.
This option is also helpful when Discord is experiencing a server region outage. You will be able to select the next closest region by following the aforementioned steps and continue with your regular voice chat.
With Discord, you can easily communicate with your teammates or friends in the form of text, image, video, and audio. It is a really useful freeware app that is specially designed for video gaming communities.
It is available on a wide variety of platform includes Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. It is one of the most popular apps for gamers and gamers all over the world use it for communication.
How to invite friends to your server?
We are going to show you how to invite friends to your servers in the steps mentioned below. Whether your friends are old Discord users or are newbies who haven’t even set up their account, inviting them to the server is really easy and takes a few seconds only!
First of all, you have to open your server and click the Instant Invite icon found next to the channel name.
You will see that a box will appear containing an invite link along with direct invite buttons for friends of group DMs. You can either send the direct invite through the direct invite button or copy the invite link and send that to people whom you want to join your server.
There is also another easy way by which you can invite your friends. Just right-click on their icon from anywhere in the Discord and then select Invite to Server.
As long as the Create Instant Invite Permission is available for your role the server, you will always get the option to invite friends. Once you select the server, a DM will be sent to your friend with the invite to join your server.
If your friend has no information about how to use Discord then you can send them the invite link. When they will click on the invite link, they will be prompted to join the server along with an opportunity to set up their account
For Discord, Two-Factor Authentication or 2FA is a good way by which you can make your Discord account secure and add an extra layer of security which can not be penetrated by anyone so, that it is only you who has the ability to log in into the account.
How to set up Two-Factor Authentication for Discord?
To set up Two-Factor Authentication for your Discord account, follow these steps:
Launch Discord app on your PC.
Log in into your account.
Click on the Gear icon next to your username/avatar
You will now be directed to the Settings page and specifically My Account page and that is where you should be.
Now click on Enable Two-Factor Auth button.
Now to begin the 2FA process, you will need an authenticator app such as Google Authenticator on your mobile.
After you download and install Google Authenticator on your mobile phone, it will show you two options; Scan a barcode or Enter provided key.
You can either scan the barcode or enter the provided code.
The QR/Barcode and the Key will be shown on Discord window.
After you scan the barcode or enter the key, a 6 digit code will be provided by the Google Authenticator app.
Enter that in the provided field.
2FA will now be activated!
A popup box will appear that will ask you to add your phone as a backup 2FA Method and also Download Backup Codes.
We recommend that you Add Phone Number and also Download the Backup Codes in-case something happens in order to keep your account protected.