Discord 'disconnecting or unlinking' on Xbox after latest update; some unable to reconnect

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Discord, the popular instant messaging and voice/video chat platform, is also available on consoles. Xbox was the first console to support the service followed by PlayStation a few months later.


However, it seems that currently Xbox players are facing an issue where Discord is automatically disconnecting or unlinking from their consoles.

Discord ‘disconnecting or unlinking’ on Xbox after latest update

In the last few hours, several Discord users on Xbox have been unable to use the service due to the issue. It seems that it all started after a recent Discord app update.

It’s noteworthy that Discord is not available on consoles as a dedicated app, instead users ‘mirror’ the mobile app to the console and use it through a UI adapted to the big screen and controllers.

So, if there is any problem in the Discord mobile app, console users will also notice it. This is currently happening with Discord users on Xbox whose accounts are being constantly disconnected or unlinked.


Discord on Xbox

So I had discord for ab two days, now it’s having me relink accounts which I did like 3 times . No solutions I came across , any fixes ?

Xbox series X “you need to link accounts again”

Keep getting this message when I go to join a channel on xbox, I relink but nothing changes. This just started today.

There are cases where users can re-link their Discord accounts to Xbox, but they will be disconnected again later. Meanwhile, there are also cases where players are unable to re-link Discord with Xbox.



So my xbox wont let me link my discord to it. I have had it linked before. It just says that there was an issue. I have restarted my xbox. Redownloaded my account tried using different accounts and everything else id normally do except a factory reset at this point

Unable to relink discord

Hi, I was using discord through my seires x earlier and now it’s saying I have to relink, I went through the steps and its made me repeat them now like 10 times and nothing new, I can’t even transfer from discord to my console.

Potential workaround for Android users

Since the issue seems to be related to the latest Discord mobile app update, Android users can try uninstalling the current version and installing the previous one (download it from here) as a potential workaround.

There is still no official word on this issue from the Discord team. We will update this story once relevant developments emerge in the future.

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