December 4, 2023

Increased API errors: Sometimes the Discord app cannot be accessed via desktop

Image: Discord

Discord messenger has been experiencing technical issues since midday. Reports from affected users on major bug portals are increasing. The Discord team has now confirmed the issues and is investigating the incident.

Problems seem to happen globally, because too Error gates outside Since midday, there have been increasing reports from users about outages in the Discord app.

Disagreement underscores the problem

Via X (Twitter), Discord confirms that there is currently an issue with restricting access. On the official Case location Service from “Increased API errors” The letter. The operators say they have now gotten to the bottom of the matter. When the bug is expected to be fixed remains unclear at this time.

Web app users sometimes see an error page from DNS provider Cloudflare instead of viewing channels, which states: “Sorry, you’ve been blocked and can’t access“.

In some places, nothing works in Discord on desktop
In some places, nothing works in Discord on desktop

Discord Mobile still works

There appear to be no restrictions via the mobile app. Using it via an Android smartphone in the editorial office also works without any issues, while the web app in the browser currently fails completely. The desktop application, which is implemented as an Electron application, also strikes every now and then and fails when sending messages.

Updated September 29, 2023 at 3:14 p.m

Updated September 29, 2023 at 4:50 p.m