Xbox Discord privacy error setting - how to fix

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Xbox Discord privacy error setting - how to fix

If the Xbox Discord privacy error setting is preventing you from chatting with friends, we can help.

Discord now works natively with Xbox consoles, making it easy for players to talk to their friends while playing on their consoles. However, many users are encountering issues such as Discord not connecting to Xbox or Xbox Discord transfer not working while trying to use Discord on Xbox.

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Xbox Discord privacy error setting is the latest issue testing the patience of Xbox gamers. If you are one of the affected, you might be able to fix the problem by using the steps outlined below.

Xbox Discord privacy error setting fix

In case you are not aware, you must adjust your privacy settings on Xbox to allow the transfer of Discord voice chats to the console or to join Discord voice chat directly from your Xbox.

Xbox online safety and privacy settings let you decide how people can communicate with you. If the privacy settings on your Xbox are not set properly to allow Discord voice chats, you can encounter issues.

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So to change the Xbox Discord privacy error setting and fix the issue, follow the steps below:

  1. Press the Xbox button on your controller to open the guide.
  2. Select Profile & system > Settings > Account > Privacy & online safety > Xbox privacy > View details & customize > Communication & multiplayer.
  3. Make sure that You can join cross-network play is set to Allow, and You can communicate outside of Xbox with voice & text is set to Everybody.

If you have done everything correctly, you should be able to join Discord voice chat without any issues. In case the issue persists, make sure your Xbox console is updated to the latest version. If you are on Android, please check to make sure you’re on the latest version of the mobile Discord app.

Why does my Xbox says privacy settings prevent chat?

Xbox has online safety and privacy settings to keep you safe on the Xbox network and help you protect your privacy. These settings let you decide who can see your Xbox profile details and how people can interact with you and your content.

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Basically, these privacy settings dictate whom you can communicate with via voice & text. So if your Xbox says "your privacy settings prevent chat with some people," it means that your privacy settings are set to restrict communication with the person you are trying to chat with.

To chat with them, you need to change your Xbox privacy settings following the steps mentioned in the previous section.

Now that the Xbox Discord privacy error setting thing is sorted, check out how to share a profile link on Discord and how to bypass the Discord file size limit.