Last Updated on December 10, 2021
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Discord servers offer many ways to manage channel communication. There are fine-grained settings to prevent certain words from being used, to prevent message bombardment, to block or ban users, and more.
If you have many users on a server, managing permissions for all users can be a challenge. If you add additional/different administrators to the server, things get easier.
When you try to send a message through a channel, you may encounter some blockers that will prevent you from sending the message. This could be an error or activated administrator controls to control the conversation over the channel.
What causes the message “Sending messages to this channel has been temporarily disabled”?
Internet connection: It is also possible that the Internet connection you are using to connect to the servers is unstable or not working properly, which can cause this error. The connection problem can also occur if the computer has not been configured to use the correct DNS servers, and we need to change the DNS settings.
Faulty Discord servers: in some cases, the primary servers used by Discord for service are under maintenance or are temporarily down, which is why this error occurs during the messaging process. Servers are often maintained to improve certain features and protect against threats. It can also prevent Discord from connecting and you may not even be able to log in to your account.
How to resolve the error message “Sending messages to this channel has been temporarily disabled”?
Changing your DNS settings
- Press Windows + R to open the “Run” window, type ncpa.CPL and press Enter.
- Right-click the Internet connection and select Properties.
- Double-click the Internet Protocol version 4 (IPV4) option and turn on the Use the following DNS server addresses option.
- Enter 188.8.131.52.8 as your preferred DNS server and 184.108.40.206 as your alternate DNS server.
- Click OK to save your settings and try chatting in Discord.
Checking Discord service status
- Visit the Discord status page.
- Make sure that “All systems are working.”
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Frequently Asked Questions
- Restart Discord.
- Check the status of the Discord server.
- Change your Internet connection.
- Turn off your network device.
- Use Google DNS server.
- Try using Discord on a different platform.
A user who is blocked by you will not be able to ping you or mention your username on the shared servers with "@". If they try to send you a message, they will receive the error message described in the first paragraph. However, the person you blocked can see when you are online and read your messages.
If this is happening at work or school, it means that your network administrator has blocked access to the app. Your region may not be compatible - If you are trying to connect to a server on another continent, this error may occur.