How To Restart Discord – A Guide For Beginners

How To Restart Discord

Is your Discord not working properly or are you finding glitches? The best possible solution to all the problems is to give it a restart. There are a lot of ways to do so. So, here we are with the article that will tell you the most efficient ways on “How To Restart Discord Application”.

Be it our laptop or mobile devices, If there happens to be any glitch we simply restart them. The same is the case with the Discord application, a lot of servers in a single application may lead to some glitches but a restart is always the best solution. Here is an article that will tell you how to restart, refresh and reset the discord application and servers.

If you have logged in to the Discord application on your PC then we have got four different ways to restart the discord application and these are.

  1. Restating the Discord using the Close (X) button.
  2. Restating the Discord using the Task Manager.
  3. Restating the Discord With the Clear AppData and LocalAppData
  4. Restarting Discord By Flushing The DNS

We have mentioned the steps involved in the above processes below in great detail. Don’t Worry, if you are using Discord on your iPhone or Android device. We have also mentioned them below.

How To Restart Discord

Further in the article, we have mentioned all the possible ways to restart and refresh the Discord application using the PC, Android devices, and iPhone. So, without wasting much time let us start with the article.

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How To Restart Discord On PC

If you are using Discord on your desktop then you have got a variety of methods to restart Discord on your windows. We have mentioned all of them below.

How To Restart Discord Using the Close (X) Button

How To Restart Discord Using the Close (X) Button
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Well, the most straightforward way to restart the discord app on PC is by clicking the X button present on the top right corner of the desktop screen.

However, this will not directly close the application. It will minimize it.

So, before you plan to close the Discord application with the close button make sure that you turn this setting off.

For this go to the user settings and then to  Window settings. Search for Minimize to tray option and toggle it off.

How To Restart Discord With The Task Manager

How To Restart Discord - Task Manager
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Now, the next method is simple. Do you know about the task manager? If not then follow the steps given below.

  1. Click the Ctrl+Alt+Delete button on your keyboard at once.
  2. A menu will appear in front of you. Select “Task Manager”.
  3. Now, a window will appear in front of you on the screen. Click on the “Discord” in the task manager window.
  4. And click on the “End task” option.

How To Restart Discord With Clear AppData and LocalAppData

How To Restart Discord - Appdata
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Here is another way that will also help you to restart and refresh the Discord application by using the Run search application. This method will help you to clear the App data as well.

  1. Open the Run search box. You can open it by clicking “Windows + R”.
  2. Type %appdata% in the search box and hit Enter.
  3. Look for the Discord folder and right-click on it.
  4. Now, select “Delete” and it will delete the AppData.
  5. Now open the  Run dialog box again, and type %localappdata%, and hit Enter.
  6. Look for the Discord folder and right-click on it.
  7. Now, select “Delete” and it will delete the LocalAppData.
  8. Now, relaunch the Discord Application.

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How To Restart Discord By Flushing The DNS

How To Restart Discord - Flushing DNS
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If we are talking about restarting and refreshing the Discord application on the PC using the Run dialog box, then we have another way as well.

  1. Open the Run search box. You can open it by clicking “Windows + R”.
  2. In the Dialog box Enter cmd and hit the enter button.
  3. Now, you will be in the Command Prompt. After you are in the command Prompt Type ipconfig/flushdns and hit enter.
  4. Now, relaunch the Discord Application.

How To Restart Discord On Mobile

If you are using the Discord Application on mobile phone then here are steps that will tell you how to Restart discord on Mobile. We have categorized this section into two categories further the first one will tell How to restart Discord On Android and the Second one will be telling you how to restart Discord on iOS.

How To Restart Discord On Android

How To Restart Discord on Android
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We have got many ways for restarting the discord on Android. The easiest way is to hit the Menu Button and swipe away the Discord application. 

In many cases, users have a complaint that the Discord application resumes from where it ended. So, in that case, you have to force stop the Discord application on your Android device.

To force stop, 

  1. Go to settings 
  2. Then to Apps 
  3. Search for Discord and click on it. 
  4. A new screen will appear in front of you. On the bottom, you will find the “Force Stop‘ option, hit on it.ṣ
  5. Now launch the Discord application again.

How To Restart Discord On iOS

Restarting the Discord application on iPhone is similar to the process of restarting the application on Android.

You can swipe away the apps by pressing the home button twice or swiping up from the bottom to the center of the screen.

If this doesn’t work then you can also try to force stop the Discord application on your iPhone.

How To Restart Discord Bot

There are many ways of restarting the Bot on the Discord server but we have got the easiest and the most reliable way.

Just uninvite the bot from the uninvite options in the server and after a while invite them again. Your Discord Bot will restart.

How To Restart Discord server

Well, there is no specific way to reset the discord server in just a single click. This is because we choose everything according to our requirements on the Discord Application. But, this doesn’t mean that you cannot reset the Discord server. You can, but manually. We have mentioned two different processes that will help you to reset the Discord Voice Server and the whole discord server.

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How To Reset Discord Voice Server

How To Reset Discord voice server
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Since we know that discord is the streaming app as well. It has a voice server, if you have any trouble with the voice server then follow the steps given below to reset the Discord Voice server.

  1. The first step would be to open the Discord app and log in with your username and password.
  2. You will find the settings option (Gear Button) on the bottom of the screen. Click on it.
  3. Scroll down to find the voice and Video option and click on it.
  4. You will find the reset option there.
  5. Click On Reset Voice Settings.
  6. Now, Discord will ask for permissions. Read them and grant them accordingly.
  7. Your Voice server is reset.

How To Reset Discord Server

How To Reset Discord server
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As we told you, you cannot reset the Discord Server manually. So, here are the steps involved in the How to reset Discord Server Manually.

  1. The first step would be to open the Discord app and log in with your username and password.
  2. Go to the server you wish to reset.
  3. Now, click on the gear button against the channel.
  4. You will find five options there – Overview, Permissions, Invite, Webhooks, and Delete a Channel.
  5. Now, you choose any of the options provided above and reset.

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Conclusion

Well, this was the full guide on How to restart the discord application and server. If you feel any glitch in your application, you can always use any of the ways provided above to refresh. If you still have any doubt or queries do write to us in the comments section and Don’t forget to share this article with your friends.

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