How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]


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Discord is a voice and text chat app designed for gamers that lets you easily find, join, and chat with friends. It's free, secure, and works on both your desktop and phone. You can even connect with people across platforms, including PC, Mac, iOS, Android, and more. You are free to join any community that you want to as long as you have the invite code. You may also own a Discord server of your own by creating one and inviting your friends and users. This will make the community even bigger and have more users.

However, there may come a time when you need to ban a user on Discord or your own Discord server. Maybe they're being disruptive, or you suspect they're up to no good. Whatever the reason, banning someone on Discord is easy to do.

In this article, we will show you on how to ban a user on Discord.

 

How to ban someone in Discord?

The easiest and simplest answer is to

Here's the step by step guide on how to ban a user on Discord.

 

Step 1. Open your Discord app

Open your Discord app or browser. Both platforms offer the same way of banning a user.

Note: Make sure that you have the latest version of the application.

 

Step 2. Log onto your account

Make sure that you've logged onto the account that is an Administrator for the certain Discord server. You cannot ban someone if you don't have the permission to do so.

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Step 3. Choose the User

You can either choose from the right side bar of the list of members or if they have infractions on chat, you can right click their name. For this instance, I will be trying to ban this user as an example.

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 4. Click on the User

Right click on the user's name and you will see that there are options on what you can do.

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 5. Ban the User

On the lower part of the options, you will see that there are some options that are colored red. You can see that you can either Timeout, Kick or Ban the user using this feature. You will also see their username beside the options. Since we are looking to ban the user, click on "Ban Novachrono"

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 6. Confirm Ban

A pop up will appear and you will be asked for a reason for banning and if you want to delete the user's message history. This is useful for users that has multiple infractions, spammer or sending suspicious links. You can delete them all at once. After filling up the details, click on "Ban", then the user will be banned, they cannot rejoin the server

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

How can I see the list of Banned Users?

There would be a time that you need to view the list of the banned users. You might want to see the guys that are banned in the server for various reasons. Note that you have to be an administrator or moderator role to view this feature. Here's how to see the list of banned users in your Discord server.

 

Step 1. Select the Server

To view the list of banned members in a Discord server, you have to open the server and you should have administrator permissions.  For this article, we will be using my test server, GoLinuxCloud Test Server.

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 2. Click on the Server’s Name

You need to click on the server's name to view all the menu settings that you can access. Note that if you don't have any permission to access administrative settings, you can only see some of these functions.

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 3. Server Settings

After clicking on the menu, you will see that there is an option to access "Server Settings", click on it.

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How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 4. Go to Bans

On the moderation category, you will see "Bans". This will contain all of the banned members in the community. Click on it.

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 5. List of Banned Members

You will now be able to see all the banned members on the Discord server.

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

How can I unban a User?

The last function that you would need is to unban a user. This might happen if the user already repented or promised not to do what he did that resulted in a ban. Note that you have to be an administrator or moderator role to unban someone. You just also have to follow all the instructions above. Here's how to unban a user on your Discord server.

 

Step 1. Select the Server

To view the list of banned members and unban someone in a Discord server, you have to open the server and you should have administrator permissions.  For this article, we will be using my test server, GoLinuxCloud Test Server.

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 2. Click on the Server’s Name

You need to click on the server's name to view all the menu settings that you can access. Note that if you don't have any permission to access administrative settings, you can only see some of these functions.

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 3. Server Settings

After clicking on the menu, you will see that there is an option to access "Server Settings", click on it.

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How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 4. Go to Bans

On the moderation category, you will see "Bans". This will contain all of the banned members in the community. Click on it.

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 5. List of Banned Members

You will now be able to see all the banned members on the Discord server.

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 6. Click on the Banned Member

You will need to click on the username of the banned member to unban them. A pop up will appear showing the reason for ban. If you're just looking for the reason, you can click on "Done", but if you want to unban the community member, click on "Revoke Ban".

How to ban someone on Discord? [SOLVED]

And there you have it. You already know how to ban, view the list of banned members, and unban members on your Discord server.

 

Summary

Banning is a great way to keep your Discord server as clean as possible. There are also a lot of people on Discord who are there to troll others and cause arguments. That’s why it’s important to have a good moderation team that can keep the peace and ban those who are causing problems. There are only a few steps on how to ban community members, but you need to have administrative or moderator role to do so. If you also have these permissions, you can also view the list of banned members or unban them if they already repented or promised not to do what they did to get banned. Next that that there's a disruptive, problematic or suspicious members in your Discord server, do not hesitate to use the ban hammer!

 

Further Reading

Bans - Discord Support

 

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