How to Create a Server in Discord

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Here’s how to create your own server in Discord on the desktop and mobile Discord app.

How to Create a Server in Discord

Want to create your very own Discord server? It’s a straightforward process. Having a Discord server can be a good idea for friends, communities, and clubs. If you’re brand new to Discord and have never gone through the server creation process before, we’re here to help you out.

The process for making a new Discord server is the same on the mobile app and the desktop client. While the screens may look slightly different, you can follow the steps below to achieve the same results no matter what platform you use. Let’s dive into it.

How to Create a Server in Discord

To create a server in Discord:

  1. Launch Discord on your device. 
  2. Tap the + button on the left menu.
  3. On the Create a server window, tap on Create My Own or choose a template.
  4. Enter your server name and press Create.
How to Create a Server in Discord

After following these four steps, your new server will be up and running. By default, all new servers have a general text and voice channel. You can tap on the plus to the right of Text Channels to add a new text channel. Similarly, you can tap on the plus to the right of Voice Channels to add a new voice channel.

Next, depending on the purpose of your server, you have a couple of things to do next. The next steps include settings up your channels, adding roles, and setting permissions. You may also want to create categories to organize your channels, which can be done by right-clicking in the blank space under the channels list.

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FAQ

Is making a server on Discord free?

Yes, making a server on Discord is free.

How do I make a Discord server 2022?

To make a Discord server in 2022, open the Discord app, log in using your credentials, and tap on the plus side at the bottom of your server list. Choose “Create My Own” and enter the relevant information.

How do I make a Discord server private?

To make a Discord server private, open Discord and right-click your server on the left column. Select Server settings and go to the Roles tab. Tap on Default Permissions, and turn off the Create Invite permission. That makes it so only you can invite people to your Discord server. Otherwise, anyone who has server access can create a server invite.

How do I get a new server on Discord mobile?

To get a new server on Discord mobile, launch the app and tap on the plus button on the left column beneath your list of servers. Select Create My Own, and follow the onscreen instructions.

Do you need nitro to make a Discord server?

No, you do not need Discord Nitro to make a Discord server. Creating servers is free for all users.

For more Discord guides and walkthroughs, head over to our Discord Section.