How to report a Discord Server? [SOLVED]

Discord is a fast, secure, and free voice and text chat app for gamers that works on your desktop and phone. Talk to your fellow gamers in real time while gaming, use Discord to track your online status for premium games, and more. It is the best way to stay connected with your friends and the gaming community. With Discord, you can easily find and join chats for your favorite games, join communities of like-minded gamers, and more. But somehow, some Discord servers poses problems by breaking rules.

Not every server that you encounter on Discord follows the rules. Since Discord offers its users the free access and free will to create Discord servers for free, many users uses this to their advantage using the server for scams, spam or harassing other users, and even NSFW contents. How do you report these kind of Discord servers?

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In this article, we will guide you on the step by step process on how to report a discord server.

 

Why do you Report a Discord Server?

Discord provide services that allow you to interact with other Discord users and participate in public and private communities (or “servers”). Their services may also include access to certain software, features, and content that you can purchase from Discord or others.

There are a few reasons you might want to report a Discord server. Maybe it's because the server is being used to spam, scam, or harass other users. Maybe it's because the server is violating Discord's Terms of Service. Either way, reporting a server can help keep Discord safe and fun for everyone.

 

Restrictions on your use of Discord’s services

When using our services, you must comply with these terms and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, and you must only use the services for authorized and acceptable purposes. You must also adhere to our Community Guidelines and other policies, which contain more detailed rules about your content and behavior when using Discord. Fundamentally, do not do, try to do, or encourage or help others to do any of the following:

  • Don’t use the services to do harm to yourself or others: Among other things, this includes trying to gain access to another user’s account or any non-public portions of the services, infringing anyone else’s intellectual property rights or any other proprietary rights, harassing, bullying, spamming, auto-messaging, or auto-dialing people through our services.
  • Don’t use the services to do harm to Discord: Among other things, this includes trying to gain access to or attacking our systems, scraping us, transmitting viruses or other malicious code to our services, abusing or defrauding us or our payment systems, copying our product or using our intellectual property without permission, and misusing our reporting or customer service mechanisms.
  • Don’t use the services to do anything else that’s illegal: This includes using the services to commit any crime or infringe anyone’s intellectual property rights.

We encourage you to report content or conduct that you believe violates these restrictions.

Source: Discord's Term of Service

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How can I report a Discord Server?

Many Discord servers have the same name, therefore, how would you report the exact server that you want to report? The simple answer for this question is to get the Server's Discord ID then report it directly to Discord. But how can you do that? Here are the few steps on how you can report a Discord server.

 

How to Report a Discord Server on Window/Mac PC?

Step 1. Open your Discord app

Open your Discord application. You have to be a member of the Discord server that you want to report so that you can get its Discord Server ID.

 

Step 2. Open User Settings

After opening your Discord app, at the lower left side of the application you will cog like menu beside your username, open "User Settings"

How to report a Discord Server? [SOLVED]

 

Step 3. Go to “Advanced”

After that, you will have the list of your user's settings. Scroll down until you see the list of "App Settings", you will also see the "Advanced" option there. Click on it

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Step 4. Enable Developer Mode

Upon entering the Advanced settings, you will see the options for Developer Mode, on the left side toggle the check until it turns green.

How to report a Discord Server? [SOLVED]

 

Step 5. Choose the Discord Server

Choose the Discord server that you want to report. For this example, I will report this test server that I created, "GoLinuxCloud Test Server"

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Step 6. Copy the Server’s Discord ID

After selecting the Discord server you want to report, right click on the server's displayed icon, on the lower part of the menu, you will see "Copy ID". Click on it. The Discord server's ID will automatically be copied on clipboard.

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Step 7. Report the Server via Discord Trust & Safety Team

Go to Discord Trust & Safety Team and fill in the required forms such as your email address, your report, the subject of your report and all the details about this report. In the Description, you will need to put in the Discord ID so they would know what Discord server you are referring to.

How to report a Discord Server? [SOLVED]

 

Step 8. Submit the Form

After filling out the form and the required fields, you can also attach files that supports your claim or report. This can be a proof, screenshot or anything that could be an evidence supporting your report. Once you're done, click on Submit.

The Discord team will review your report and will contact you through the email that you have given them.

How to report a Discord Server? [SOLVED]

 

How to Report a Discord Server on Android/IOS Devices?

The steps are almost the same with reporting a Discord server on PC, you also need to get the Discord ID of the Server then report it through Discord's Trust and Safety Team. Here's how:

 

Step 1. Open your Discord mobile app

You need to open your Discord mobile app on IOS or Android device.

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Step 2. Go to User Settings

Upon opening your Discord app, go to the User Settings at the lower right side of the screen.

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Step 3. Go to Appearance

Upon clicking on User Settings, you will see all the setting option that you can adjust. Scroll down and below App Settings, you will see "Appearance".

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Step 4. Toggle Developer Mode

Toggle on Developer Mode until, it needs to turn blue.

How to report a Discord Server? [SOLVED]

 

Step 5. Choose the Discord Server to Report

Look for the Server that you want to report. On this example, I will be trying to report this test server that I created.

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Step 6. Click on More Options

Long press the icon of the Discord server that you want to report. You will see "More Options" at the end.

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Step 7. Copy ID

After entering the other options, you will need to scroll down, at the end of the screen, you will see the Developer Mode option, press on "Copy ID". You have now copied the ID of the Server.

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How to report a Discord Server? [SOLVED]

 

Step 8. Report to Discord’s Trust and Safety Team

You have to use your browser to open Discord's Trust & Safety Team center, you have to fill in the required forms such as your email address, your report, the subject of your report and all the details about this report. In the Description, you will need to put in the Discord ID so they would know what Discord server you are referring to.

How to report a Discord Server? [SOLVED]

 

Step 9. Submit your Report

After filling out the form and the required fields, you can also attach files that supports your claim or report. This can be a proof, screenshot or anything that could be an evidence supporting your report. Once you're done, click on Submit.

The Discord team will review your report and will contact you through the email that you have given them.

How to report a Discord Server? [SOLVED]

 

And there you have it, you have reported the Discord server that you deem to be breaking any rule on Discord's Term of Service.

 

Summary

Discord is a safe place to join and connect with anyone in the community including your friends and family. As the internet grows bigger by the day, even Discord isn't safe as a ground for activities that are inaappropriate. We can help Discord being a clean and safe place by reporting Discord server that are breaking the rules or Discord's policy. Next time you see one, do not hesistate to report!

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