How to Make a Welcome Channel on Discord? (2022)

Sherdil Khanzada
Sherdil Khanzada
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Customization is a big part of Discord servers. From server images to nitro boost perks, you are free to do it all. One of the things people do to customize their Discord servers is to have a channel dedicated to welcoming new members. Do you have a server of your own where you would like to add such a channel? Let’s learn how to make a welcome channel on Discord.

Setting Up a Welcome Channel

Many people choose to have dedicated channels for specific things like rules and announcements. One commonly used channel is used to greet all the new users who join the server. This can be created and managed very easily. Let’s take a look at how we can set up a welcome channel on Discord.

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Setting Up a Welcome Channel on a Desktop

Follow these steps to make a welcome channel on Discord using your PC:

Creating Welcome Channel Desktop
  1. Firstly, open Discord.
  2. Next, go to your server from the server list.
  3. Click the plus button under ‘Text Channels‘ to create a new channel.
  4. Select Text and make sure that the channel is not set to private. Now you can name your channel appropriately.
  5. Click Create Channel and you have yourself a welcome channel.
  6. Once you’ve done that, right-click on the server icon and go to Server Settings.
  7. In Overview, under System Messages Channel, select the new channel that you just created.
  8. Lastly, Save Changes.

Setting Up a Welcome Channel on Mobile

Follow these steps to make a welcome channel on Discord using your mobile:

Creating Welcome Channel Mobile
  1. Firstly, open Discord.
  2. Next, tap the Discord icon on the bottom left to open the server list.
  3. Go to your server and tap the plus button under ‘Text Channels‘.
  4. Select Text and make sure that the channel is not set to private. Now you can name your channel appropriately.
  5. Once you’ve done that, tap and hold the server icon and go to More Options.
  6. Now go to Settings > Overview > Channel.
  7. Lastly, select the correct welcome channel. With that, you’ve set up your welcome channel on Discord.

Using a Discord Bot For Welcoming

Discord bots are a complete game-changer. You can use them to do many things such as play music in a voice channel and gamble in chat using virtual currency. In our case, we learning how to use a Discord bot called Mee6 to send welcome messages.

Mee6 Config Interface

Mee6 is one of Discord’s best and most popular bots. It has a lot of functionalities such as notifying users with a custom message when a person goes live on Twitch. We will utilize its welcome feature. This feature allows us to automatically assign a role to a new member, send a custom welcome message and even notify the server when a user leaves.

In order to add the Mee6 bot to your Discord server, follow these steps:

Adding Mee6 to Server
  1. First, go to the Mee6 website.
  2. Then log into Mee6 using your Discord account.
  3. Authorize and select your server.
  4. Now, in the prompt window, select your server again and authorize the bot one more time.
  5. After you complete the human verification, you can configure Mee6 to be ready to send a welcome message upon a new user’s arrival.

Conclusion

Discord customization is evolving over time. Although we see a lot of development already from Discord, much more is to come. Welcome messages are only a drop in the ocean of its capabilities. Did you set up your own welcome channel? What other bots do you use for your server? Let us know in the comments!

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Sherdil has always been eager to write about various topics of his interest. He enjoys discovering new technologies and grasping information about the latest advancements in his field of work. Alongside writing, Sherdil also enjoys coding in HTML and JavaScript to practice and improve his web development skills.
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