Discord a well-known name in the gamer’s community. Discord is not some player’s name, but it is one of the best online chatting services for gamers. It supports both voice and text chat service. Setting up server makes this service more feature rich as server provides a wide range of features for your players. One of the main features is adding bots to the server. So here I will discuss “How to add bots to your Discord server?” But first, let me explain what bots are?
What are Bots?
Bots are the computer programs that are assigned some specifics tasks. They are smart that interact with not only humans but other bots also. All these functionalities are pre-defined in their application. Depending upon the purpose, bots can be helpful or infuriating. You might have visited some website that opens up chat options about their product or service. Yes, you are right; it’s a bot.
Similarly, there are thousands of bots in Discord server. On Discord, bots might play music, play horns, send amusing memes on request or fetch your stats. You need to add them to your server. But first, this is a procedure to set up a server.
How to Setup a Server?
Creating a server is not complicated. Discord is a free service available for all platforms, i.e., Windows, Mac, Linus, iOS and Android. Now once you have downloaded discord, run the installer. Once the installer has finished installing Discord, it will require your login credentials. If you already have an account login to your account, otherwise create an account and then log in. Now click “Create Server” option. It will pop-up a new window and will ask you about your server name. Enter a name for your server and select region. Now here if you want to add some logo for your server, you can add a 128×128 icon, but it’s not compulsory. Now hit the “Create” button, and your server is ready.
How to Add Bots to Discord Server?
For adding Bots to your server, you must have administrator permissions. This is only possible if you run a server or you have been given administrator privileges. If you have got permission, now you need a bot to add. You can find bots at Carbonitex website. Once you got your Bot that you want to add, follow the procedure:
- On Carbonitex site, click “Add Bot to Server” option. But if you are adding Bot from Discord Bot website, you will see “Invite” option.
- You will be redirected to the authorization screen. In the dropdown list, you will be shown all the servers for which you have administrator privileges. Now select the server for which you want to add Bot.
- Now Click “Authorize” button on the bottom right corner.
After clicking authorize you will have bot added to your server. You can see it in your sidebar. A bot is a virtual assistant that helps you to enhance your capabilities. Moreover, they help you with tracking records for all server members. They improve your productivity, and they might make you laugh during intense games.