How to fix Discord not connecting issue quickly?
Although Discord is no.1 free video, voice and text chat app today but there may be instances when your Discord might not work or connect properly and keeps you waiting for long to connect to your friends and colleagues.
Poor internet connection, voice server problems, enabled VPN, high traffic or ruined app data may cause the Discord not connecting issue. Hence, you need to first identify whether the Discord not working issue is arising at your end or there is some problem in the Discord services itself. For this, you can first inspect the Discord status at https://discordstatus.com/. If there are some issues at Discord’s end, then you need to wait for some time but if everything is alright from Discord’s side, then the problem is at your end and can be fixed within few minutes below:
How to fix Discord not connecting issue?
Check the network settings
Poor network connection or enabled proxy server can be the major issue for Discord connection issues hence you can fix your issue by either connecting to another network or by making changes in your proxy settings. To disable your proxy server, press the windows button, then go to settings and click on Network & internet. Then choose Proxy and disable the use of a Proxy server located below the manual proxy setup. Now, start Discord and check if the connection error is rectified or not. If this doesn’t help, then try another method below.
End the Discord task
Sometimes closing all the tasks of Discord in the task manager resolves the connection issues of a Discord. Hence proceed to the task manager by pressing ctrl+Alt+Del key altogether and select Discord application. Now you need to right click on End task and Discord not connecting issue will be resolved.
Switch the DNS servers
DNS settings can also cause the Discord connection issues, so change your DNS server settings by typing ncpa.cpl in the run dialog box, then switch to your network properties and check the DNS servers under the IPV4 option. There change your preferred DNS server to 188.8.131.52 and Alternate DNS server as 184.108.40.206 and save the changes.
How to fix Discord not connecting issue on mobile?
Clear the Discord app data
Clearing the app data resolves 70% of the app problems in general. So, Open your phone settings and select App management, then choose Discord app from the app list and then clear all the app data and cache.
Upgrade the Discord app
An older version of Discord app can also hamper the Discord connection, hence you need to ensure that the Discord app is updated to its latest version.
Disable the VPN
An enabled VPN creates connection issues in the Discord app, check your VPN settings. If it is enabled, then you can disable it in your phone settings.
How to fix Discord stuck on voice channel issue?
Ask your admin to alter the Voice settings
Only an admin can change the voice region on Discord server. Hence you can either ask your admin to change the voice region or if you are an admin then go the server settings, where you will notice the Server region section. There you can set another region and Discord not connecting to voice issue will be resolved.
Turn off the Quality of service (QoS)
Sometimes an enabled QoS High priority packet can create voice issues in the Discord app so tap the settings icon, then choose the Video &Voice option and then toggle off the Quality of service high priority packet button.