How To Add Roles To Discord Server: Assign And Manage Roles

Discord has become one of the most active social media platforms for communication between millions of people. It is very convenient, customizable, and offers multiple features. One of them is to add roles to the discord server. 

Adding the roles to the discord server can make the server run more smoothly. This post will discuss adding custom roles to the Discord server.

Note- You must be the owner or admin of the server to add the role; regular members can’t add or assign roles. 

Add roles to the Discord server

  • First of all, go to your discord server and log in.
  • Open the server on which you want to add a role.
  • Click on the “Server Settings” option.
  • Click on the “Roles” from the left sidebar.
  • Click on the “Create Role” button.
create roles in discord
  • A new window will pop up, where you will have multiple tabs.
  • You will be on the “Display” tab; here, you will find your new role.
  • Go to “New Role,” and name the role as you want; you can also assign the color as you want
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  • Go to the “Permission” tab, review all the permissions, and toggle on the permission you want for the role.
  • Click on the “Save Changes” button.
  • You have successfully added a new role to your discord server.
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  • You can follow the same steps to create multiple roles with different permissions for members or users. 

Assign role to Discord’s member

A role is useless if you don’t assign it to a member or user. Below are the steps to assign the role to the user. 

  • Select the user you want to assign the role to. 
  • Click on the “+” icon under the username
  • Select the role you want to assign to the user.
  • In this way, you can assign a role to a single user.
assign role in discord
  • For multiple users, Go to the role that you want to assign to the users in Server Settings>>Roles.
  • Click on the “Manage Members” tab.
  • Click on the “Add Members” button.
  • Check mark on the member you want to assign the role
add member to new role in discord
  • Press the “Add” button, and you are done. 

You can add and assign a new role in the discord server. 

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