How to add friends on Discord

The majority of users who join Discord want to be a part of various servers to communicate with a group of similar-minded individuals. If you want to add someone as a Discord friend, what should you do? Well, you have to send them a friend request on Discord.

Similarly, creating a Discord server necessitates inviting people to participate in the conversation. If you want to build out your custom Discord server, you have to invite people to add them to your friend list.

By adding someone as your friend on Discord, you can do a screen share without returning to the shared Discord server, or you can send them a direct message. When you create your custom server, inviting your friends to join will also help you extend your Discord community. However, If you newly installed Discord on your operating system, it can be a little confusing for you to figure out how to add someone on Discord. This post will assist you and provide you with different methods for adding someone as a friend on Discord and using instant invites to invite them to join your Discord server. So, let’s start!

How to add someone on Discord using Discord tag

Generally, it is a good idea to add your friends who are joining this digital platform as “friends” to your Discord friend list. This will make it easier for you to find them when you want to talk and invite them to your server.

In this section, we will demonstrate you how to add someone as a friend on Discord. To follow up the procedure, open up the Discord application on your operating system:

Now, look for the “Add Friend” button, which is present at the top right corner of the opened window:

After clicking the “Add Friend” button, type out the Discord Tag of the person you want to add and sent them a friend request:

At this point, your friend request is sent. The person having entered Discord will be your friend when they accept your friend request on Discord:

For instance, “Panda667” accepted my Discord friend request, and now that user is added as a friend in my Discord account:

How to invite someone to join Discord server

In Discord, you can create your custom server for a specific community, business, or small group of friends. A custom Discord server is like having all of your best friends around to hang out at a place. People come from all over the world, no matter how far apart they are, they can get together and talk about whatever they want, with anyone they want.

Want to invite someone to join your custom Discord server? An instant invite is an excellent way for you to permit your friends to access your Discord server as long as the invite link is available for them.

Discord offers two methods for sending an instant invite to someone to join your server. Either you can copy and send the invite link to your friends, or through one by one selection of them. For this purpose, firstly, select your Discord Server and click on the “Invite People” button, which is present at the right side menu of the server:

From here, you can search for your Discord friends and invite them to join your Discord server, or you can copy the generated invite link and send it to your selected friends:

In the second method, choose your Discord friend, and from the drop-down menu, click on the “Invite to Server” option. After doing so, select your Discord server for which you are adding new members:

In both cases, when you invite someone to join your Discord server, a notification will appear in the general message area that “YOU SENT AN INVITE TO JOIN A SERVER” with the server name, which is “SharqaHameed’s server,” a custom server in our case:

When the corresponding person joins your Discord server, they will appear in the list of Discord server members which is located at the right side of the window:

You can send a “Welcome” message to your friend after they join your Discord server:


Adding like-minded people as your friend in Discord helps you to communicate with them whenever you want to. It also assists you in developing your Discord community. You can also add your friends as the member of your custom Discord members using the instant invite. In this post, we have demonstrated how you can add someone on Discord using their discord tag and then invite them to join your Discord server. Try out the provided method and extend your Discord communication experience!

About the author

Sharqa Hameed

I am a Linux enthusiast, I love to read Every Linux blog on the internet. I hold masters degree in computer science and am passionate about learning and teaching.