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Discord on Xbox: An Early Look

Discord Jul 26, 2022

This feature is slowly rolling out to all Xbox users. Right now, you can try out the new Discord voice calls on Xbox only if you're a member of Xbox Insiders Alpha testing program. It will be available for you to test if you qualify in the upcoming weeks and finally, it will be available to all Xbox users in the upcoming few months.

How to Use Discord on Xbox

Here's exactly how you can use Discord on Xbox.

Connect Your Xbox Account to Discord

Connect your Xbox account by going to User settings > Connections > click on the Xbox logo. Follow the prompts and you are all set.

According to Discord, if you had connected the accounts before, you will need to connect them again to override the permissions and enable the new features!

This connection allows Discord to show your Xbox gamertag, your game activity, and how long you've been playing it for in your Discord profile.

Transfer Audio Call

You will need the Xbox mobile app to transfer your ongoing calls to your Xbox console.

Image from Discord

To get a detailed description of the process:

Coming Soon: Talk in Discord Voice Directly From Your Xbox
This one is huge: Soon, you’ll be able to connect to Discord Voice channels directly from your Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles and talk directly with your friends on PC, web, and mobile.
Connect Your Worlds – Discord Voice Chat Comes to Xbox Consoles for Xbox Insiders - Xbox Wire
All your friends and communities in one place Get ready to connect with your Discord friends and communities on Xbox! Discord Voice chat is coming to your Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles. You will be able to chat with anyone on Discord via voice channels or group calls directly from your conso…

In case you missed it:

This secret animation short made by Discord to announce the new integration with Xbox.

What's next?

Enjoy streamlined voice connectivity with Discord on your Xbox consoles.

Text Messages Aren't Supported

Which makes sense as to why you'd type with a controller. But, it is still good to know that you are limited to Voice and voice only.


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