31 Most useful Discord keyword shortcuts

Discord was born as the main communication service between gamers or video game fans. Being this, a multiplatform app that consists of a free chat, video streaming feature, it has gained notable recognition worldwide. Therefore, although its primary objective was based on simplifying the possibilities of communication between online players, today it is used for other purposes as well.

If you are also a discord user and prefer to use discord from your computer and choose to install its PC application, it is very useful to use the different keyboard shortcuts that Discord supports. Which provides you to get a faster and more comfortable experience.


Here are shortcuts along with the functions they perform :

Navigate between serversControl + ALT + UP Arrow / Control + ALT + DOWN Arrow
Navigate between ChannelsALT + UP Arrow / ALT + DOWN Arrow
Navigate between unread ChannelsALT + Shift + UP Arrow / ALT + Shift + DOWN Arrow
Navigate between unread Channels with mentionsControl + Shift + ALT + UP Arrow / Control + Shift + ALT + DOWN Arrow.
Activate keyboard shortcutsControl + /
Go to the oldest unread messageShift + Page Up
Go back to previous text channelControl + B
Return to the active Audio ChannelControl + ALT + A
Go back to Previous text channelALT + Left arrow
Mark Channel as readEsc
Mark Server as readShift + Escape
Move chat up or downPage Up / Page Down
Create or join a ServerControl + Shift + N
Start call in private or group chatControl + [
Answer an incoming callControl + Enter
Reject incoming callEscape
Find or start a direct messageControl + K
Create a private groupControl + Shift + T
Center text areaTab
MuteControl + Shift + M
SquelchControl + Shift + D
Upload a fileControl + Shift + U
Show pinned message popoutControl + P
Show mentions popoutControl + @
Show list of Channel membersControl + U
Show list of EmojisControl + E
HelpControl + Shift + H

These all shortcut will help you to use Discord with ease.

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