How to Ping Someone On Discord?

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to ping someone on Discord.

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Pinging someone on a Discord community is a quick way to grab their attention or notify them about a conversation, a new message, or an update. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to ping someone on Discord using the app, which works the same way for both desktop and mobile versions.

Let’s get into the tutorial!

Steps To Ping Someone On Discord

Open the Discord app and navigate to the server, channel, or direct message where you want to send the ping. Then type “@” followed by the username of the person you want to ping (e.g., @UserName). As you type, Discord will display a list of matching users.

Select the correct username from the list to auto-complete the ping. Press “Enter” on the desktop app or tap the “Send” button on the mobile app to send the message. The user you’ve pinged will receive a notification.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ping Someone on Discord

What does it mean to “ping” someone on Discord?

Pinging someone on Discord means mentioning them in a message using the “@” symbol followed by their username. When you ping someone, they receive a notification, making it a useful way to get their attention or notify them about something.

Can I ping multiple people at once?

Yes, you can ping multiple users in a single message by typing “@” followed by each user’s username, separated by spaces. Alternatively, you can use “@here” to notify all online users in a channel or “@everyone” to notify all users in a server, regardless of their online status.

Will I get in trouble for excessive pinging?

Pinging someone excessively or spamming pings can be considered disruptive behavior, and you may face blocks from other members and consequences depending on the server rules or the discretion of server administrators.

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