Discord 'not connecting, disconnecting or restarting during calls' issue surfaces

Discord is a well-known name when it comes to messaging services. It is especially popular with gamers who take advantage of their voice channels to talk while playing.

Discord usually works solidly, but it is not free of problems. For instance, currently, desktop users are unable to paste using the CTRL + V command, while sometimes there are also outages.


That said, in the last few days some Discord users have been facing an issue where the service is disconnecting and reconnecting during calls, even causing the app to restart.

Discord not connecting, disconnecting or restarting during calls for some users

The problem in question is mainly occurring during calls (voice and video). It causes calls through Discord to randomly disconnect and reconnect, with no apparent explanation.

In some cases, the Discord app even restarts during the call. The issue seems to be affecting both the desktop version and the mobile app.


Discord Crashing

My discord crashes (I think?) and it kicks me out of a call for a few seconds, and then I auto join back. Discord doesn’t close down, it just doesn’t respond to any inputs. This randomly happens and as I’ve seen it’s only when I’m in a call so far. This happening to anyone else?

Bug keeps making me leave call

My issue is this, I’ll be in a discord server VC and every 15 minutes Ill hear the leave noise, it will show that I’m still in VC as if I used a different device but I won’t hear anyone or see the end call button then several seconds it will load any help?

In some reported cases, the disconnection occurs when users put the app in the background. That is, on the desktop client when you minimize it, and on smartphones when you switch to another app.

discord disconnects from call as soon as turn phone screen off

have an iphone and keeps being an issue, cant turn screen off at all or it just disconnects. only been happening since last update, any solutions?

Having Discord minimized gets me kicked out of calls now?

I had it happen twice in the past couple of days where I eventually notice that nobody has said anything in like 5-10 minutes so I bring up discord to check and I immediately get the join call sound, indicating that I was disconnected. And this was only me, nobody else got kicked out.

For iOS users, the bug started appearing after a recent Discord app update. However, users of other platforms have been experiencing it for a while now.


It’s definitely the update. I hope they fix it and not ignore it. It’s annoying

Discord team asking for related feedback

In response to related reports, the Discord support team has been asking for more feedback from users affected by the issue. In this way, they could begin to investigate it.

Hey there! Can you let me know what desktop OS this issue is happening on? :0

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