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Fixed: Discord Not Connecting?

Fixed: Discord Not Connecting?
Written by Waleed khan

In this article, we are mainly going to see what Discord is and the problems usually users are facing and their solutions. You might be wondering sometimes Why is Discord not connecting to the server? or Why Discord is not connecting to voice? or Discord stuck on connection problem.

Today, I’ll give you simple tips on how to fix any Discord connection errors.

What is Discord and Why it is used?

If you are an Online Gamer, You must have felt the urge for chatting with your fellow players during a Gaming session in order to interchange your ideas with each other or to makeup future strategies.

This is achieved with an application known as discord.

Discord is a Chatting App like Skype it lets you communicate with your friends and communities. It’s specifically designed for Online Gamers it not only gives you a great experience of chatting with your friends while playing games but also provides meet-ups where players from different communities, countries and areas can find each other.

Discord Stuck on connecting:

Mostly the problem which occurs with Discord is that it gets stuck on the connecting screen or the voice chat is stuck on a connection.

Here are some tips/strategies which could be followed if you are facing a similar type of problems with Discord.

How to Get Rid of discord Error?


Tip number 1: Changing date and time to Automatic.

Discord may not connect if your date and time are not set to automatic especially if you are using windows 10. Therefore even if your clock shows the right time it is always advisable to make sure your date and time is set to automatic. Follow these steps as described below.

  • Quit Discord.
  • The open date and time settings.
  • Turn on the toggle at set the time automatically.
  • Turn on the toggle at set the time zone automatically.


Tip number 2: Running Malwarebytes.

Scanning your PC with Malwarebytes might solve the problem. You can download Malwarebytes from here.

  • Run Malwarebytes on your PC.
  • Clear the threats from your PC.
  • Restart your PC.
  • Re-launch the Discord.


Tip number 3: Turning off the proxies:

This is one of the most effective methods to solve discord Connection related problems. What you have to do is

  1. First, go to control panel

  • Go to network and internet

  • Click on the internet options

  • Click on connections

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  • Click on the LAN settings and uncheck the box

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  • Uncheck the proxy box if it’s checked.

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  • Click OK and quit to the main menu it most likely to solve your problem.

Tip number 4: Deleting setting.json.

Another method you can try is Deleting setting.json you can delete it from ‘%appdata%\roaming\discord’ folder.

But before deleting you might want to save backup just in case.

Tip number 5: Discord server issue.

If nothing works out then there might be some sort of problem at Discord Server and if that is the case then you’d be stuck at the connecting screen and do nothing about it but to wait for them to solve the problem. Visit this website in order to track current server status.

Bonus Tip: Trying a VPN:

Using a VPN is another method if you wanna give a try. This method has worked for many it might work for you as well But one thing to put under consideration is that it is not recommended by Discord official.

Or you can just visit their support page to ask any sort of quarries.

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Discord is a very popular application among gamers but if it doesn’t work properly the whole fun is ruined. Luckily there are several ways to fix it.

Let me know down below in the comments which one worked for you.


Why do I keep getting disconnected from discord?

You got disconnected because of your slow internet connection. Or maybe moderator removing you.

How do I delete all my discord files?

  • Open the discord
  • click on setting option
  • Now click system option
  • Now click on App and feature option
  • There you will find discord option
  • Click on the delete option

About the author

Waleed khan

Waleed is a founder of And also a content writer. You can contact him through Gmail: [email protected]

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