Although all organizations often take every precaution imaginable, the threat of server downtime always exists. It can cause serious disruptions too. But it’s a minor inconvenience user must sometimes deal with. So, when you see an error message in Discord reading, Sending messages to this channel has been temporarily disabled, Try again in a bit, follow one of these troubleshooting methods.
Sending messages to this channel has been temporarily disabled
Servers are sometimes put under maintenance for routine checks or emergency repairs. This helps them keep running with minimal downtime. So, getting Discord error at such times can be no more than a minor convenience. In any case, follow one of these troubleshooting methods and see if it helps!
- Check Discord server status
- Changing Your DNS Settings
- Disconnect VPNs
- Switch to a different internet connection
- Disconnect the service and log in again.
Let’s cover the above methods in a bit more detail!
1] Check Discord server status
When Discord servers are experiencing connectivity issues, you may be stopped from accessing your account. To ensure, it’s a temporary server-side problem, go to the following page to check the Discord status.
Check for any partial outage and its related message. See the screenshot above for more information. If a service is down, you will have to wait for Discord to fix the problem.
2] Change your DNS settings
Open the Control Panel and go to Network and Internet. Then, choose the Network and Sharing Center.
In the new window that opens, select the Change Adapter Settings from the left pane.
Now, right-click the Network adapter and choose Properties option.
In the Properties window, double-click Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
Select the Use the following DNS server addresses option. Then, under the Preferred and Alternate DNS server field, enter the following address.
Hit the OK button to save your changes.
Verify if your problem is solved.
3] Disconnect VPNs
If you have any VPN enabled, it is likely that it may be causing Discord error.
- To fix it, first sign out of Discord.
- Disable the VPN service that is currently in use.
- Then, sign in to Discord.
- Try sending a message.
4] Switch to a different internet connection
If you’re connected to the Wi-Fi and experiencing issues, try connecting your computer to a mobile hotspot connection and check if that fixes the issue. If it does, it means there’s a problem with your WiFi connection. Contact your Internet Service Provider.
5] Disconnect the service and log in again
Sign out of Discord and then try logging in again.
Try sending a message. In most cases, this trick usually works!
Why is Discord so popular?
The Discord service is incredibly popular for two reasons. One, popular games like Fortnite, and Survivio relies on its servers to communicate. Secondly, the service is very cheap, and it is free to start a server. Besides, it has no ads so users can chat freely.
What is Discord used for?
Discord is a free voice, video, and text chat app for people of 13+ age. Its servers are private, invite-only spaces for groups of friends and communities to stay in touch and spend time together. Much larger groups and more open communities are generally centered around specific topics such as popular games like Minecraft and Fortnite.