How Do I Connect My Minecraft Server to Discord?


Angela Bailey

How Do I Connect My Minecraft Server to Discord?

If you’re a fan of Minecraft and want to enhance your gaming experience by connecting your Minecraft server to Discord, you’re in the right place! Discord is a popular communication platform used by gamers worldwide.

By connecting your Minecraft server to Discord, you can easily chat with fellow players, receive notifications, and even control certain aspects of your server. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the steps to seamlessly integrate your Minecraft server with Discord.


Before we begin, make sure you have the following:

  • A running Minecraft server
  • A Discord account
  • Administrator access on both the Minecraft server and Discord server

Step 1: Create a Bot on Discord

To connect your Minecraft server to Discord, you’ll need to create a bot on the Discord platform. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Discord Developer Portal
  2. Create a new application and give it an appropriate name for identification purposes
  3. Navigate to the “Bot” tab and click on “Add Bot”
  4. Note down the token for later use. This token will be used to authenticate your bot with Discord.

Step 2: Install Required Plugins or Mods on Your Minecraft Server

In order for your Minecraft server to communicate with Discord, you’ll need to install specific plugins or mods that enable this integration. There are several options available, such as “DiscordSRV” and “DiscordLink”. Choose one that suits your needs and follow the installation instructions provided by the respective plugin/mod developer.

Step 3: Configure the Plugin/Mod on Your Minecraft Server

Once you’ve installed the plugin or mod, you’ll need to configure it with your Discord bot’s token. Here’s how:

  1. Locate the configuration file of the installed plugin/mod on your Minecraft server
  2. Open the file using a text editor
  3. Look for a section related to Discord integration or bot settings
  4. Paste your Discord bot token in the designated field
  5. Save and close the file

Step 4: Invite Your Bot to Your Discord Server

In order for your bot to join and interact with your Discord server, you need to invite it. Here’s how:

  1. Go back to the Discord Developer Portal
  2. Select your application from the list
  3. Navigate to the “OAuth2” tab
  4. Under “Scopes”, select “bot”
  5. Under “Bot Permissions”, choose appropriate permissions based on what you want your bot to do (e.g., read messages, send messages)Note: Be cautious when granting permissions and only provide what is necessary.A generated URL will appear. Copy it and open it in a new tab or browser window
  6. Select your desired server from the list and click “Authorize”You may need to complete a CAPTCHA verification process
  7. Your bot should now be added to your Discord server!Step 5: Test the Integration

    It’s time to test if your Minecraft server is successfully connected to Discord. Join your Minecraft server and initiate a chat message.

    You should see that the message is mirrored in the designated channel on your Discord server. Similarly, if someone sends a message in the designated channel on Discord, it should appear in the Minecraft server’s chat.

    Congratulations! You’ve successfully connected your Minecraft server to Discord. Now you can enjoy seamless communication with your fellow players and take advantage of various features offered by Discord.

    Note: Make sure to regularly update the plugins or mods you’ve installed to ensure compatibility with new versions of both Minecraft and Discord.


    In this tutorial, we’ve learned how to connect a Minecraft server to Discord, allowing for efficient communication between players. We covered all the necessary steps, from creating a bot on Discord to configuring it on your Minecraft server.

    By following these steps, you can enhance your gaming experience and stay connected with your community. Have fun exploring the endless possibilities!

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