Is Discord down in the UK? Gaming app experiences an outage in 2020


If there’s anything that makes playing video games more enjoyable, it’s having the ability to play them with friends.

However, in the current climate, it doesn’t look like invite your pals over for a game of FIFA or Mario Party.

Thankfully, there’s a way to stay connected. Discord is a chat app for gamers. And, given its video and chat facilities, it’s a lot like Skype!

Discord provides a variety of ways to communicate while playing your favourite games. However, many users of the app have experienced some problems in 2020.

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Is Discord down UK?

Although Down Detector is listing Discord as an app that’s currently not having any problems, since the end of May and beginning of June 2020 it has experienced some issues.

As of 12:29 AM on June 12th 2020, there were 36 reports of the app, most of which relate to its server connection.

Some users of the app may worry when the servers go down as there was a rumour which circulated the internet suggesting that Discord was going to shut down in 2020, however, this isn’t the case and the app should be working fine.

Should you experience issues with the app, please follow our troubleshooting steps below.

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Why isn’t Discord working?

If you find that the Discord app simply isn’t running as it should, try shutting down or exiting the app and then rebooting it.

You can also uninstall the app and reinstall it to refresh the app.

Shutting down your console, turning off at the plug and then rebooting can also fix many issues.

However, if after all the troubleshooting suggestions listed, the app still isn’t working, it may come down to an exterior issue such as a poor home broadband signal or a glitch occurring with the console. Ensure that your console is as up-to-date as possible and running on the latest software.

Don’t let your Wi-Fi signal ruin the game!

There is so much fun to be had with a variety of games consoles and gaming PCs nowadays, however, there’s nothing worse than a game being interrupted by poor Wi-Fi.

Thankfully, with the TP-Link Wi-Fi Range Booster, you can see your home broadband boosted throughout the house within minutes as it’s so easy to install.


Discord error messages

Like any app, Discord can encounter glitches from time to time. If you find that the app is stuck on error message ‘RTC Connecting’ this may occur due to a network issue.

Restart both the Wi-Fi router and your console or computer if you see this error message.

Try checking that Discord isn’t blocked by any other apps you’re using such as a VPN or antivirus software. You may need to go into settings to check that the Discord app isn’t being disabled.

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