Xbox Discord not connecting - how to fix Discord not connecting to Xbox issue

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How to fix Discord not connecting to Xbox issue
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Is Discord not connecting to your Xbox? We've got you covered!

Discord is now available on Xbox consoles, finally. By connecting your Discord account to your Xbox account, you can join a Discord voice directly from your Xbox console as well as display your Xbox GamerTag and game activity on your user profile.

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While many Xbox users are now enjoying the benefits of having Discord integrated into their Xbox consoles, some users are still experiencing difficulties with Discord not connecting to their Xbox.

If you are one of those users, we have some advice for you. Read on!

How to fix the Discord not connecting to Xbox issue

Some users are getting a "Failed to connect your Xbox Live account to Discord" error message when they try to link their Xbox account to Discord, leaving them frustrated. Worry not, because we've got some potential solutions that can resolve this issue.

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As you are aware, there are several ways to connect your Xbox and Discord accounts. Based on how you were attempting to link your accounts, the fixes vary. Navigate to the relevant section to find out the possible solutions.

If you are trying to connect your Xbox account from Discord

One of the easiest ways to connect your accounts is to link your Xbox account directly from the Discord PC or Android app. However, it can be tricky for some people, so we’ve listed some troubleshooting steps below.

On PC

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  • First, make sure you are trying to connect the accounts in the proper manner. Instructions are here.
  • If you were attempting to link your Xbox account through the Discord PC app, try doing it via the Discord website.
  • Alternatively, if you were trying to link your Xbox and Discord accounts through the Discord website, try using the Discord PC app instead.
  • In case you are using the Discord PC app, make sure it is fully updated.

On Android

There's a bug on the Discord app (Android) that can interrupt the authentication process, preventing your Discord and Xbox accounts from connecting.

In order to solve this problem, open your Discord app settings, and select App Info, then go to Set as Default, select Supported Web Addresses, and make sure both discord.com and *.discord.com are checked.

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Read more: How to share a Discord profile link

If you are trying to connect your Discord account from Xbox console

In order to use Discord Voice on your Xbox console, your console should be updated to the latest version. Assuming that your console is up-to-date, let's get into the troubleshooting steps.

  • First, make sure you are trying to connect the accounts in the proper manner. Instructions are here.
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  • If you were attempting to link your Xbox account through the Xbox app, try doing it through your Xbox console.
  • Alternatively, if you were trying to link your Xbox and Discord accounts through the Xbox console, try using the Xbox app instead.
  • If nothing seems to work, try connecting your Xbox account from Discord.

Hopefully, one of our suggestions will work for you and you will be able to chat with anyone on Discord via voice channels or group calls directly from your console. If not, we recommend you reach out to the support team at Discord or Xbox.