[Updated: Search function issue] Discord down and not working for many, reportedly stuck on checking for updates

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on March 31, 2021) follows:

Just in case you’re trying to get your head around why Discord isn’t working for you, find solace in the fact that you aren’t the only one facing issues lately.

A quick look at micro-blogging site Twitter conveys there are many affected by the same issue wherein Discord is stuck on checking for updates. For a quick glance, here’s how some of the complainants word the problem:

Not discord going down for me help


Down detector – a popular service that gives information about live outages – also conveys that Discord is indeed going through a glitch in some regions.

User reports indicate Discord is having problems since 3:35 AM EDT. http://downdetector.com/status/discord/ RT if you’re also having problems #discorddown

Any official word on the matter? Negative, as yet. We’re yet to locate a word from the official service channels or their social media handles.

Rest assured, we’re keeping a continuous tab on all related developments, and will update this page with relevant info as and when we come across any. So in case, you’re encountering the problem discussed here, stay hooked for updates.

Update (June 11)

IST 13:30 pm: Reports coming in now indicate that Discord is down. Downdetector has seen a massive spike in reports from users over the past hour.

We shall continue to keep an eye on this and updates and when we get more info so stay tuned.

Update (September 01)

IST 03:51 pm: Earlier today many individuals seemed to have been unable to use the search feature in Discord. However, it appears that things have returned to normal as reports indicating a problem have trickled down to nil.

Can you please pick up the magnifying glass @Discord? Not having search really sucks. (Source)

@discord This really annoys me, as whenever this appears, I can’t get out of it & the Search Function to search for the Texts, Links, etc. on any Server that I join and/or own automatically become unavailable. (Source)

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