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How to play music in Discord explained

A large number of people use Discord every day for many purposes. People can just chat, stream, share screens, and so on. Discord helps gamers a lot. Since you can play your favorite game and communicate with your teammates. In addition to simple communication, Discord offers many different functions. Among them, you can listen to music in the app. Of course, Discord does not directly provide this feature. But you can make it yourself so that you can play, communicate, and listen to your music at the same time.

This can be done in two ways. You can share the sound from your microphone or the sound from your computer. That way, people who are in the same voice channel as you will also hear the music. But it will sound of rather poor quality. So this method is unlikely to work for you. The second method is that you need to add a special bot, which will stream the music on your server, in your voice channel. So, here is how to play music in Discord.

How to add a music bot to Discord

If you want to add a music bot to your Discord server, you have to follow these steps:

  • First of all, open the Discord on your computer and create a server by clicking on the “+” symbol in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • After that, enter the server name and the region.
  • Navigate to the music bot’s website, for example FredBoat.
  • Click “Invite To Server” and sign in to your Discord account.
  • Finally, choose a server for your music bot, get verified, and that’s it.

Now the music bot is on your server and you can listen to your favorite music with your friends.

How to play music on Discord

If you want to play music on your Discord server using a music bot, you have to use special commands:

  • To make the music start playing you need to write “;;play {URL of the song} or {search-term}” in the chat server where you added the bot.
  • To set up playback of the next track, type “;;playnext {URL of the song} or {search-term}” in the chat of the server.
  • If you want to stop playing the music, you can type “;;stop” in the chat and music stops.

You can find a list of all the other commands on the FredBoat music bot’s official website.

How to play music on Discord on mobile device

If you want to play music on Discord on your mobile device, you have to follow these steps:

  • Go to this website where you can select a Discord bot.
  • Tap on the “Music” tab to see the list of available music bots.
  • Tap the “View” button to learn more about a particular bot, and then tap the “Invite” button on the bot you want to add.
  • After that, sign in to your Discord account and select a server where you want to play music.
  • Confirm that you are not a robot and install the bot.

Once you have completed these steps, you can go to the voice channel and enter the command that tells the music bot to play the song.

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