How to Create and Join Events on Discord

Discord has introduced a range of exciting features, including the ability to watch YouTube videos together. One of the notable additions is the Discord events feature. These events allow you to keep track of upcoming activities within your Discord community. Once created, anyone in your Discord server can join the event if they are interested. Discord will send them a notification at the scheduled time, ensuring they don’t miss out. Events can take place in a stage channel, voice channel, or even in a physical location.

Permissions Needed to Create Discord Events

Initially, only members with admin roles can create events on a Discord server. However, admins can grant this permission to other members with roles such as moderators or even to every member. To enable the “Manage Events” permission for a role, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Discord server name, then go to Server Settings > Roles.
  2. Select the role to which you want to grant the permission.
  3. In the Permissions tab, scroll down and enable the “Manage Events” permission under Event Permissions.

By following these steps, everyone in that role will be able to create events on Discord.

How to Create an Event on Discord

Once you have the permission to create events, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Discord server name at the top left corner and select “Create Event”.
  2. A pop-up will appear asking where your event will take place. Choose from three options: Stage Channel, Voice Channel, or somewhere else. Select the appropriate channel for the event or add the Twitch channel link if it’s for a Twitch stream.
  3. Click “Next” and provide details such as the Event name, Start Time, End Time, and Description. If you selected “Somewhere else” as the location, you can also specify the Start Date and End Date.
  4. Add a cover photo (800×400 size) and click “Next”.
  5. Preview the event details and click “Create Event”.

Discord will provide you with a link to invite others to join the event. Share this link on your Discord server and other platforms to encourage participation.

How to Join Discord Events

Joining a Discord event is simple:

  1. Click on the invite link shared by the event creator and click “Accept Invite”. You will join the event directly and receive a notification when it begins.

Alternatively:

  1. Click on the “Events” option at the top of the left sidebar. If you don’t have permission to manage events, you will only see this option if there are available events.
  2. A pop-up will display all the events created on the server. Choose the event you want to join and click “Interested”.

After completing these steps, Discord will notify you about the event, allowing you to easily attend.

How to Edit or Delete Events on Discord

To edit or delete events, you need permission to manage events on Discord. Here’s how:

  1. Click on the “Events” option in the left sidebar.
  2. You will see a list of created events. Click on the three-dot menu for the event you want to edit or delete.
  3. Select the “Edit Event” option to modify the event details.
  4. Choose the “Cancel Event” option and click “Cancel Event” to delete the event.

FAQs

  • Who Can Create Events on Discord?
    Only those with admin roles can create events on Discord. However, admins can grant permission to members with other roles.

  • How Do We Get Notified About the Event?
    Discord will send desktop and phone notifications at the scheduled time of the event if it is not postponed or canceled.

  • Where Can We Access All the Created Events?
    You can find the “Events” option at the top of the left sidebar, which will display the number of events available.

  • How to Start the Event Right Away?
    If you want to start the event immediately, click on the “Events” option in the left sidebar and select “Start Event” from the three-dot menu. This will start the event and notify those who expressed interest.

  • How to Add Discord Events to Google Calendar?
    After starting or joining an event, you can include it in your Google Calendar. Open the Events option, click on the three-dot menu, select “Add to Calendar,” and choose “Add to Google Calendar.” You can also add events to Yahoo, Outlook, or download the ICS Calendar file to add them to your preferred calendar app.

Where’s the Event Tonight

Linking Discord events with third-party apps like Twitch or YouTube can enhance their usefulness. For example, you can use them to announce sales on your online store to your Discord server members.

Discord events are a powerful tool for organizing and participating in activities within your community. With the ability to create and join events, Discord offers a seamless experience for event management and engagement. So start creating and joining events on Discord today!

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