How Do I Invite a Discord Bot to a Server?


Angela Bailey

Discord bots are a great way to enhance your server’s functionality and create a more engaging community experience. Whether you want to add moderation tools, music players, or even custom commands, inviting a Discord bot to your server is a straightforward process. In this tutorial, we will walk you through the step-by-step procedure to invite a Discord bot to your server.

Step 1: Creating a Bot Account

To invite a Discord bot, you first need to create a bot account on the Discord Developer Portal. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Discord Developer Portal – Visit the Discord Developer Portal and log in with your Discord account.
  2. Create a New Application – Click on the “New Application” button and provide a name for your bot.
  3. Create a Bot Account – In the newly created application page, navigate to the “Bot” tab and click on “Add Bot.”
  4. Customize Your Bot – Customize your bot’s username and profile picture according to your preferences.
  5. Copy Your Bot Token – Under the “Token” section, click on the “Copy” button to copy your bot’s token. This token is crucial for inviting the bot to servers.

Step 2: Generating an Invitation Link

To invite your newly created Discord bot to your server, you need an invitation link that grants access. Here’s how you generate one:

  1. Navigate back to the “OAuth2” tab
  2. Scopes – Under the “Scopes” section, select the “bot” checkbox.
  3. Permissions – Scroll down to the “Bot Permissions” section and select the permissions your bot requires. These permissions determine what your bot can do on your server.
  4. Generate Link – After selecting the necessary permissions, a new link will be generated in the “Scopes” section. Copy this link.

Step 3: Inviting the Bot to Your Server

With your invitation link ready, you can now invite your Discord bot to your server:

  1. Paste the Link – Open a web browser and paste the invitation link you generated in Step 2 into the address bar.
  2. Select Server – Choose the server you want to invite the bot to from the drop-down menu. Ensure that you have administrative privileges on that server.
  3. Acknowledge Verification – Verify that you’re not a robot by completing any reCAPTCHA or verification prompts if necessary.
  4. Authorize the Bot – Click on the “Authorize,” “Invite,” or similar button to authorize and invite the bot to your server.


Your Discord bot is now invited to your server! You should see it appear in your server’s member list. Depending on its functionality, you might need to configure additional settings or commands for it to start functioning properly.


In case you encounter any issues with inviting a Discord bot or need further assistance, make sure to consult the bot’s documentation or reach out to the bot’s developer for support.

Now that you know how to invite a Discord bot to a server, you can explore various bots available on platforms like and enhance your server’s functionality with ease. Have fun experimenting with different bots and creating an engaging community experience!

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