How Do I Enable Video in Discord Server?


Angela Bailey

Are you looking to enable video in your Discord server? Look no further!

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to enable video functionality in your Discord server. So, let’s get started!

Step 1: Create a Voice Channel

The first step is to create a voice channel where you want to enable video. You can do this by following these simple steps:

  • Open Discord: Launch the Discord application on your device.
  • Select Server: Choose the server where you want to create the voice channel.
  • Create Channel: Right-click on the server name and select “Create Channel” from the dropdown menu.
  • Type and Name: Give your voice channel a name and select “Voice Channel” as the channel type.
  • Create Voice Channel: Click on the “Create Channel” button to create your new voice channel.

Step 2: Enable Video Permissions

Now that you have created a voice channel, it’s time to enable video permissions for that channel. Here’s how:

  • Select Server Settings: Right-click on your server name and select “Server Settings” from the context menu.
  • Select Roles: In the Server Settings window, click on the “Roles” tab located on the left-hand side.
  • Select Role: Choose the role for which you want to enable video permissions (e.g., @everyone).
  • Edit Permissions: Scroll down and locate the “Voice Permissions” section for the selected role.
  • Enable Video Permissions: Check the box next to “Video” to enable video permissions for that role in your voice channel.
  • Save Changes: Finally, click on the “Save Changes” button to apply the video permissions.

Step 3: Test Video Functionality

With video permissions enabled, it’s time to test if the video functionality is working as expected. Follow these steps to test it out:

  • Join Voice Channel: Join the voice channel where you enabled video permissions by clicking on its name.
  • Turn on Camera: Once you are in the voice channel, click on the video camera icon located at the bottom left corner of your Discord window. This will turn on your camera and enable video in that voice channel.
  • Check Video Feed: You should now see your video feed displayed within Discord. You can also check if others can see your video by asking them for confirmation.


You have successfully enabled video functionality in your Discord server. Now you can have engaging face-to-face conversations with other members of your server!

We hope this tutorial was helpful to you. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, feel free to reach out to us. Happy chatting!

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