How to Create and Configure a Server on Discord (PC and Mobile)

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Check out the complete step-by-step guide on how to create and configure your server on Discord below. We'll start by explaining how to do it on PC and then we'll show you the process on mobile.

First of all, if your Discord is in English, find the gear icon located next to your username on the main screen of the program. Then select the "Language" menu and choose "our language of our country".

Creating Your Discord Server

First, click on the "+" icon located in the upper left corner of the program.



On the next screen, select "Create a server".

Then set your server name, region and presentation icon and then click "Create".

Ready, your server is already created and the next window will inform the link that you must send to your friends so that they access the server.

To access the invite link, you can always click on the "create invitation" which is to the right of the "General" channel on your server. Note that by default the invite expires in 1 day, but you can check the box shown in the image above so that it never expires. gear icon, you can set more personalized options for the invite, such as the exact validity period and the maximum number of users.

Configuring your server

After creating the server and adding friends, you'll need to do some quick setup before you can start using Discord.

How to create and configure a channel

By default, as soon as you create a server in Discord, two channels are created automatically, one for text and one for voice:



To create new groups, simply click on one of the "+" icons shown in the image above, choose the type of channel (text or voice), set the name and select "Create channel". Then, with the new channel created, click on "Edit Channel" (gear icon in the image above). The new window will show a menu where you can configure various points like:

  • Time interval in which messages can be sent;
  • Use of emojis;
  • Use of links;
  • Creation of positions for members;
  • Permissions that each member has on the channel, among others.

Configure your preferences as you see fit.

How to create bots in Discord

Bots are small programs that you can link to your server or specific channels and that have various management, moderation, entertainment, etc.

Discord bots are developed by the community itself, so there are numerous types running around the internet. To choose the most suitable for you, browse the official Discord bots page and read the description of the programs. It has something for everyone.

When you find a bot you want to install, click the "Invite" button shown in the image below:

On the next screen, select the desired server and choose "Authorize":


Ready, the bot will be installed and will work automatically.

How to Create and Configure a Discord Server on Mobile

To create and configure a Discord server on your cell phone, you first need to download the program's application. Click on the links below according to your operating system:

Download Discord for Android


Download Discord for iOS

After installing and logging into the application, click on the menu located in the upper left corner of the screen and then click on the "+" icon shown in the image below:


Then, just follow the same steps as explained above in the PC version, both to add friends and to create channels. The interface is exactly the same and you just need to click on the same icons.

To configure your channel (titles, permissions, emojis, etc.), you must click on the desired channel and then click on the "..." icon in the upper right corner of the screen and access "Channel settings":

In this menu you will find all the settings mentioned above. Customize it as you see fit.

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