How Do I Add Birthdays to My Discord Server?


Angela Bailey

Are you looking to add birthdays to your Discord server? Birthdays are a fantastic way to celebrate and show appreciation for your community members. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the process of adding birthdays to your Discord server step by step.

Step 1: Create a Dedicated Channel

The first thing you need to do is create a dedicated channel specifically for birthdays. This will help keep all birthday-related messages organized and easily accessible.


To create a new channel, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the ‘+’ icon next to your server name in the left sidebar.
  2. Select ‘Create Channel’ from the dropdown menu.
  3. Give your channel a name (e.g., #birthdays).
  4. Choose a suitable channel category (optional).
  5. Click ‘Create Channel’ to finalize.

Step 2: Set Up Birthday Bot

To automate birthday reminders in your server, we recommend using a dedicated birthday bot. There are several bots available that can assist with this, such as “Birthday Bot,” “,” or “Carl-bot.”


To set up Birthday Bot, follow these steps:

  1. Add the bot to your server by visiting their website or searching for it on Discord bot lists.
  2. Grant necessary permissions requested by the bot during installation.
  3. Type ‘!setchannel #birthdays’ in the channel where you want birthday notifications to appear (replace “#birthdays” with the actual name of your dedicated channel).

Step 3: Configure Birthday Settings

Once you’ve added the bot to your server, you’ll need to configure its settings to customize how birthdays are displayed and handled.


To configure Birthday Bot settings, follow these steps:

  1. Type ‘!help’ in the channel where you added the bot to see a list of available commands.
  2. Use the appropriate command (e., ‘!setdisplay’) to adjust how birthdays are shown.
  3. Experiment with different commands to personalize the bot’s behavior according to your preferences.

Step 4: Add Members’ Birthdays

Now that everything is set up, it’s time to start adding your community members’ birthdays. This will ensure that the birthday bot can send out automatic reminders and notifications on their special day.


To add members’ birthdays using Birthday Bot, follow these steps:

  1. Type ‘!addbirthday @username DD/MM’ in the dedicated birthday channel (replace “@username” with the actual Discord username and “DD/MM” with their birthdate).
  2. The bot will confirm the addition of their birthday and set up automatic reminders for future years.

Step 5: Celebrate Birthdays!

Congratulations! You’ve successfully added birthdays to your Discord server. Now it’s time to celebrate those special days with your community members!

You can encourage other members to wish happy birthdays in the dedicated channel, organize special events or giveaways, or simply send personalized messages. The choice is yours!

Note: Make sure to regularly update and maintain your server’s birthday list as new members join or existing members’ information changes. This will ensure the accuracy and effectiveness of the birthday bot.

Remember, birthdays are a great way to foster a sense of community and make your server members feel valued. So go ahead and start adding birthdays to your Discord server today!

Now, enjoy celebrating those special days with your community!

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