Does your Discord take forever to connect?

Are you having a difficulty to update your Discord client?

The reasons are many, in this tutorial you will learn how to fix the Discord connecting issues one step at a time.

One of the reasons can be a service problem, the second can be caused by a wrong date and time on your system, other reasons can be caused either by using a proxy or having a DNS issue.

In this tutorial you will learn how to connect to Discord without issues on Windows 10.

Let’s dive in!

1. Check if the Service is Down

First things first, check if the Discord’s servers are having an outage, to do this visit this web page: https://status.discordapp.com/

Check if you have “Operational” on the right side with the green color, red color means the service is down at that specific time, you can hover over each bar for details and time.

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 1 Uptime

2. Fix Your Time and Date

This is probably the most used fix for everything related to VoIP services, Discord included. If you have set the time wrong then you will have difficulty connecting to your Discord account.

First, quit Discord.

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 2 Quit Discord

Right-click on your time and choose “Adjust date/time.

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 3 Adjust Date Time

Set the time automatically to “On” and set the zone automatically to “Off“, select the Time zone and click “Sync now” to update the time of your computer.

The zone may be set the wrong way due to using a VPN or a problem during the installation of Windows.

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 4 Time Zone

3. Turn Off Internet Proxy

If you installed many programs and your Discord stopped working, then there may be an issue with the proxy server being updated.

To fix this and remove the proxy server go to Start and type and open “internet options.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 5 Internet Options

Open the “Connection” tab and click on “LAN settings.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 6 Lan Settings Connections

Uncheck “Use a proxy server for your LAN…” and click “OK.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 7 Use Proxy Server Lan

4. Scan for Viruses and Malwares

Perform a complete scan of your PC by following this tutorial: How to Remove All Viruses from Your PC for Free

5. Use Google’s DNS

Discord connecting loop can also be caused due to using the wrong DNS servers. To fix this we are going to use Google DNS servers.

Right-click on your connection icon and choose “Open Network & Internet settings.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 8 Netword Internet Settings

Click on “Change adapter options.

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 9 Change Adapter Options

Right-click on your Wi-Fi or Ethernet connection and choose “Properties.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 10 Properties Adapter

Select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and click “Properties.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 11 Internet Protocol Version 4 Properties

Enter these values under “Use the following DNS server addresses:” and click “OK“:

8.8.8.8
8.8.4.4
Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 12 Use Following Dns Server Addresses Google

6. Allow Discord on the Firewall

Sometimes the problem may be caused by the firewall not configured accordingly.

Open Start using the Windows key and search “windows defender firewall“, open it.

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 13 Windows Defender Firewall

Click on “Advanced settings.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 14 Advanced Settings Firewall

Open “Inbound Rules” and click “New Rule…

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 15 Firewall New Rule

Select “Program” and click “Next.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 16 Program

Select “This program path:” and copy this path:

%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Discord\Update.exe

Click “Next.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 17 Firewall Program Path New Inbound Rule Wizard

Click “Next” after selecting “Allow the connection.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 18 Allow The Connection Firewall

Click “Next.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 19 Firewall Inbound Rule

Enter the name “Discord” and click “Finish.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 20 Discord Inbound Rule New Firewall

Click “Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 21 Allow App Feature Through Windows Defender Firewall

Make sure you have “Private” and “Public” both checked for “Discord“, click “OK.”

Fix Discord Loop Issues Stuck Connecting Screen Windows 10 22 Discord Allow Firewall App

There you have it my friend, you just learned how to fix your Discord client.

If you have any more questions feel free to leave a comment below ;)

Please share this tutorial with your friends on Discord.

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