Discord – Most Asked Questions Answered

Internet is full of social media apps. Every day, there are hundreds of social media platforms that are launching. More are more people are shifting towards digital communication. WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook are some of the common examples of trending social media apps. But in recent years, one app, in particular, became very popular and engrave its name on the list of most trending apps. And the name is Discord.

With the growing gaming community, Discord has become a must-have app for every gamer. Not only gamers, but Discord has also become an indispensable tool for internet creators as well to connect with their fans.

What Is Discord?

Discord is an application/ Software for free voice, video, and text chat that is used to talk and hang out with their communities and friends. People use Discord daily to talk about many things, ranging from art projects and family trips to homework and mental health support. It’s a home for communities of any size, but it’s most widely used by small and active groups of people who talk regularly.

Discord is a real-time chat platform that was founded four years ago as a way to make it easier for gamers to communicate. But over the past year, it has outgrown its origin story and become the default place where gamers, influencers, YouTubers, Instagram meme accounts, and anyone with an audience can connect with their community.

Every day, this app is adding up more and more users. This also results in the rising of various questions regarding Discords. Internet is full of questions regarding the use of discord. So here is an article in which I will try to answer all the “Most Asked Questions” regarding Discord. So without any ado, let’s get started.

Questions

Discord: Most Asked Questions On Discord Answered

How To Restart Discord?

It is quite common that sometimes software crashes and goes into a non-responding state. The reason can be many behind this. Restarting the software can be the easiest fix to this problem. Go through the steps below to restart Discord.

How To Restart Discord With Task Manager

The Windows Task Manager is a powerful tool packed with useful information, from your system’s overall resource usage to detailed statistics of the current processes running on your computer. To restart discord using Task Manager, follow the steps:

STEP 1: To open task manager, press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC. Alternatively, you can also use CTRL + ALT + TAB and select “Task Manager” from the menu.

STEP 2: After opening the Task Manager, click on the “Processes” Tab on the top left, then you will get to see the list of program that is running on the system.

How to Restart Discord
Open Task Manager

STEP 3: After you end the Process, you again start the Discord app freshly.

I hope, you can now restart Discord by following the above steps.

How To Mute Someone On Discord?

Discord is a great platform to connect with people via voice chat. Some users literally use the Discord voice changing app and prank and fool others. If you are the victim and want to mute people in voice channels to stop yourself from hearing them speak, follow these steps to mute them immediately on Discord. And if someone’s messaging you too much, you can also mute them to stop receiving notifications.

Follow the steps to mute someone on Discord:

STEP 1: Join the voice channel that the person you want to mute is in.

How To Mute On Discord

STEP 2: Then right-click on the username of that person to open a menu.

How To Mute Someone On Discord
Check The Mute Box In Discord

STEP 3: Select the “Mute” option to mute the audio of that person. Clicking the Mute Checkbox should immediately the audio of that person.

NOTE: If you’re an administrator, you can also select the “Server Mute” option, which will mute their audio for everyone on the server, not just you.

Not only the audio, but you can also mute the message notifications. This feature is useful when someone is disturbing you or you clearly don’t want to get message notifications from a particular person.

STEP 1: Click the Discord logo at the top of your server list on the left to go to your “Home” page.

STEP 2: Right-click the name of anyone in your Friends or Direct Messages list and select “Mute” from the menu.

How to mute notification of someone on Discord

STEP 3: On clicking the “MENU”, a smaller menu will open where you can select how long you’d like to mute them for. Pick an option you want and by clicking from the options, you can mute the person.

How To Mute On Discord
Mute Notification of Someone On Discord

Hope you can now mute someone on Discord by following the above steps.

How To Send Videos On Discord?

By default, discord allows you to share videos up to 8MB in size in a chat channel or direct message. To increase your file sending limits, you have to subscribe to Discord Nitro. So here are the steps, following which you can send videos to your friends.

STEP 1: Open the Discord software or app.

STEP 2: Click the chat in which you want to share the video.

How to send video File On Discord
Open Chat of Someone

STEP 3: Click the plus icon (+)that is located on the left of the typing area at the bottom. Your file browser will open.

How to send video On Discord
Add video files to send

STEP 4: Navigate to and double-click to select the video that you want to send.

send Video on Discord
Choose the File

STEP 5: You can add comments if you want to, and then click on UPLOAD.

Add comment before sending video on discord
Upload and send the file

By following these steps, you can send videos to someone.

How To Transfer Ownership On Discord?

Before transferring ownership to someone, you need to know some of the important points regarding this. Firstly, only a Discord server owner can transfer server ownership. Secondly, each server is limited to a four-owner maximum.

STEP 1: Open the Discord app and navigate to the server in question using the left-hand server list.

STEP 2: Right-click the server’s icon.

STEP 3: Hover over the “Server Settings” entry.

Open Server Settings In Discord

STEP 4: Click “Members” from the side menu that pops up.

How To DM on Discord
Click Members from the Server Settings

STEP 5: Find the server member that you want to transfer the ownership to and hover over the entry. For example, here I choose Sayani to transfer the Ownership of Soymyajit Saha’s Server.

STEP 6: Click the 3 dots on the right of the top of the server member profile list.

Transfer Ownership On Discord
Members List Of the Server

STEP 7: Select “Transfer Ownership.

Transfer Ownership On Discord
Transfer the Ownership

STEPS 8: Confirm the transfer if prompted.

Hope you can now easily transfer the ownership, following the above process.

How To DM Someone On Discord?

Messaging someone on Discord when he is on your friend list is quite easy. You just have to go to their profile, click that, and the DM will open. Just start sending and receiving the message. That’s really easy, right? But many of the Discord users don’t know how to message someone without adding them. For this, I will discuss the steps below.

STEP 1: Open Discord

STEP 2: Choose a Server.

Note: In order to message someone who is not on your friend list, you have to confirm that you and that particular person( whom you want to send a message) share a common server.

STEP 3: Tap on the icon that looks like two people together. Scroll down and tap on the user that you’d like to chat with.

How To DM Someone On Discord
Discord SERVER chatbox

STEP 4: Tap on the option to Message.

How to Message Someone In Discord
Message option from the chatbox

STEP 5: Next, you can type and send your message like you usually would do.

DM Someone On Discord
Dm someone On Discord
Note: If you do not have this option it’s likely due to the user’s privacy settings. In that case, you can send them a friend request to begin messaging.

Hope you got an idea on how to dm someone who is not in your friend.

How To Quote On Discord?

Recently, with the new update, Discord has introduced the quoting features and this quote feature have come very popularly among users. But still many users are not able to use the features. This portion of the article is for those who want to know how to quote on discord?

Although there are 3 methods to quote messages on Discord, the method using Block Quote is the easiest one. And I am going to show this process here.

Quote On Discord Using Block Quote

This is perhaps the easiest method to quote in discord. Follow these steps to quote on discord:

STEP 1: Open discord

STEP 2: Click on a profile to enter the chatbox.

Quote On Discord
Add Quote On Discord

STEP 3: Now copy an old message, against whom you want to quote or give a reply.

STEP 4: Add > followed by a space then copy the paste the copied message. Then below it add your reply.

STEP 5: Now the quote is created and you can now reply against the message by normally typing the message and send it.

Hope you have understood how to quote on discord.

How To React On Discord?

Text-based communication is great because you don’t compulsorily have to be online at the same time. In many cases, you may want to respond to a message without actually sending a full message. Fortunately, Discord allows users to do so with the “Reaction Features”.

Reactions are nothing but emojis that you can you next to any post. Follow these steps to react to massage :

STEP 1: Open Discord.

STEP 2: Open the chat and hover over to any post or massage against which you want to react.

STEP 3: On the top right corner of the post, you will get to see 3 icons. The first one with a face + icon is the icon for “Add Reaction”.

STEP 4: Click on that symbol/icon of “Add Reaction“.

STEP 5: A pop-up window will appear with all emojis. You will get to choose from that.

Reaction On Discord
Add Reaction to a Post

STEP 6: On the left edge of that pop-ups, there are various categories of emojis like Frequently used, People, Nature, Food, Activities, Travel and more. You can navigate through this category or simply search by typing.

STEP 7: Click on the emoji to give a reaction to the message or post.

How to Give Reaction On Discord
Reaction to the Message

Hope you can now give a reaction to a post or message by following the above steps.

How To Clear Discord Cache?

Using an application or software for a long period of time may accumulate many cache files. Users need to clear that cache files on a timely basis to ensure the smooth functioning of the application. And the same goes with the Discord App, where it collects a massive amount of cache data right in the short run. This is really frustrating and fills up your disk space instantly, which causes many unnecessary problems.

How To Clear Discord Cache On Window?

So here are the steps that you can follow to clear the Discord cache On Window.

STEP 1: To start with, open This PC/My PC/My Computer on your system.

STEP 2: In the file path box, type in %appdata%\discord without the double quotes.

Clear Cache On Discord
Clear Cache Of Discord

STEP 3: Then, from the list of files and folders, delete the folders named Cache, Code Cache, and GPUCache.

STEP 4: Lastly, in order to make sure the cache is completely deleted, go back to the desktop, right-click in Recycle Bin, and choose the Empty Recycle Bin option.

How To Delete Discord Cache On Android?

Follow the step mentioned below to clear Discord Cache On Android

STEP 1: Go into the Settings on your phone.

How To Delete Discord Cache On Mobile
Mobile Settings

STEP 2: Inside settings, find the Apps section.

Delete Discord Cache
Discord Settings

STEP 3: Here you will get to see the list of applications on your Android phone. From these apps, find and click on Discord.

Clear Cache Of Discord
Discord Storage Settings

STEP 4: From the next screen, go into Storage.

Discord Cache clear
Clear Cache

STEP 5: Then click on the Clear Cache option at the bottom of the screen and it will quickly clear up the cache of Discord on your Android phone.

How To Refresh Discord?

If you are facing problems in discord like discord mike is not working or echo problem or anything else, you can refresh discord. A lot of glitches and issues like connection problems are solved many times by simply refreshing the software.

Follow these steps to refresh discord:

STEP 1: Open Discord

STEP 2: Type CTRL + R on your keyboard.

STEP 3: Your Discord will be refreshed and issues like connection error, mic problems should be resolved by this.

How To Unblock Someone On Discord?

There can be multiple reasons when you block someone on discord. But If you decided to unblock that person, then here are the steps that you can follow to unblock someone on discord:

How To Unblock Someone On Discord On PC

STEP 1: Firstly, search for the person you wish to unblock on the Discord server that you share.

STEP 2: Right-click on the username. A menu will show.

Unblock SomeOne On Discord
Open Chatbox Of a Blocked person

STEP 4: Click on Unblock. And now you can send messages and receive messages from that person.

How To Unblock Someone On Discord On Mobile

STEP 1: Firstly, search for the person you wish to unblock on the Discord server that you share. If you’ve blocked someone, the message will be hidden behind a grey bar that’s labelled, “Blocked Message.

How to unblock Someone On discord In Mobile
Blocked Massage

STEP 2: Tap on it to show the message.

Unblock On discord In Mobile
The message of Blocked Person

STEP 3: Once you reveal the message, it will reveal the sender’s username and profile picture as well. Tab on their picture.

STEP 4: Then their profile will open, Tab on the three-dot in the top-right.

Unblock anybody on discord
Blocked Profile

STEP 5: A menu will appear. Tab unblock from the menu.

Unblock Anyone On Discord
Unblock The Person
NOTE: If you don’t share a server with this person, or can’t find one of their messages, you can unblock them directly from your “Blocked” list.

Hope now you can unblock anyone on Discord.

How To Know If Someone Blocked You On Discord?

As you already know that users have the authority to block each other on Discord. Reasons can be many behind this. Let’s not talk about this now. Here we will discuss How to know if you have been blocked by someone on discord.

You can know this by using two methods. Firstly by using Clyde Bot and secondly by using Massage Reaction.

How To Know If SomeOne Blocked You On Discord By Using Clyde Bot?

Firstly let me tell you that by default Discord has an integrated official bot known as Clyde Bot. The job of this bot is to notify users about any unresponsive actions that they performed.

If you try to message someone, who has blocked on discord, then you will get a reply from the Clyde Bot saying that -“Your message could not be delivered. This is usually because you don’t share a server with the recipient or the recipient is only accepting direct messages from friends.

How To Know If Someone Blocked You On Discord
Notice From Clyde
Note:  Clyde bot does not state for sure that the other user “has” blocked you on Discord. It just tells the user about some reasons why the message could not be sent. The same message will appear if the other user has disabled the “Anyone can message” option in the Settings.

How To Know If SomeOne Blocked You On Discord By Using Using Message Reactions?

This method is better than the previous one. You have to head over to a common server and react to that person’s message. If the reaction doesn’t appear and the screen shakes for a moment, they’ve not blocked you.

Unlike the previous method, with this method, you can be sure that the other person has blocked you.

Conclusion

Final Words On Most Asked Question On Discord

Thus we have discussed and answered all the most asked questions that discord users search on Google about Discord. I have tried to explain all the answers in a detailed step by step process along with screenshots. Hope you have got all the answer.

It is to be noted that the discord app is launching new updates at regular intervals. Some steps may differ in the near future when you are reading this blog. If you have any questions or any suggestions regarding the question we answered here, you can leave them in the comment section below. I will be happy to respond.

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