How to Timeout Someone on Discord Mobile

Discord is a social media app used for communication; it provides plenty of features for smooth interaction through its text and voice channels within the server. There are always community rules while interacting with fellow members, both in real and online communication. When someone does not behave well in the group discussion, the admin of the server can choose to kick out, ban, or timeout the member. Timeout is a kind of warning before kick-out. The timeout member can not participate in the group for a limited time. The admin sets this time limit to grant him time to improve his behavior while he can still see what’s going on in the group.

In this blog, how to timeout someone on Discord is explained in detail with the help of the following main headings:

  1. How to Timeout Someone on Discord Desktop
  2. How to Grant Timeout Permission to a Moderator on Discord Desktop
  3. How to Check Timeout Details on Discord Desktop
  4. How to Remove Timeout on Discord Desktop
  5. How to Timeout Someone on Discord Mobile
  6. How to Disable Timeout on Discord Mobile

How to Timeout Someone on Discord Desktop

Timeout is a new feature on Discord that allows the admin of the server to ban somebody from participating in the conversation for a limited time. It is a punishment and warning to the member who is not behaving well with other members. The member can still see the messages and activities in the channel, but can’t respond to them. Here is a complete guide to timeout someone on a Discord desktop:

Step 1: Open Discord

Press Win+S to open the start menu and type Discord to open the Discord app:

Step 2: Open Server

Open the server of your choice and select the channel in which you find any member problematic. Click on the show member list in the top right corner and right-click on the member whom you want to mark as Timeout:

Step 3: Choose Timeout

From the drop-down menu, click on the Timeout with the name of the selected member. In my case, I chose to timeout, maryamk0270:

Step 4: Confirm Timeout

A new window pops up to confirm the action. Choose the time duration for which you want this member to be banned, and you can also choose to mention the reason so that the other members would be warned too and avoid doing any such thing. Hit on Timeout to confirm your action. The selected member will not be able to participate in the channel for the defined period of time:

How to Grant Timeout Permission to a Moderator on Discord Desktop

Apart from admin, you can grant permission to your channel’s member to time out any other member by granting him the moderator role and granting access to the time-out permissions. To grant time-out permission to a moderator, follow the step-by-step guide given below:

Step 1: Open Server Settings

Open the server and right-click on the name of the server to see a drop-down menu. Click on the Servers Settings and then choose Roles:

Step 2: Create Role

Click on Create Role to make a new role for your server:

Step 3: Assign Permissions

Create your role, from Display, assign it the name Moderator, then click on Permissions and scroll down, check to tick the Timeout Members permission. It will grant access to time out the members to the Moderator role. Make sure to hit Save Changes to save the new permissions:

Step 4: Add Members 

Click on Manage Members and then Add Members:

Choose the person of your choice from the members list and hit Add:

Step 5: Review Moderator Role

Now click on Moderator and then Manage Members to see the added members to this role. You can still choose to remove members from this role by hitting on X. Now the added members will be able to time out the members of their choice within the server:

How to Check Timeout Details on Discord Desktop

If you are willing to check out the details of time out, then go to the Audit Log under the server settings. From the top right corner display the drop-down menu Filter by Action All:

From the drop-down menu, choose Update Members to see the time-out details. You will get to see the time-out members, time limit, and the reasons for time-out if mentioned by the admin:

How to Remove Timeout on Discord Desktop

If you are willing to remove the time-out feature for the member before the set time limit, then click on the show members list from the top right corner within the server channel and display the list of members:

Right-click on the member that you chose to time out and hit Remove Timeout from the member’s name. This will eventually remove the time out of member and will allow him to participate in the server:

How to Timeout Someone on Discord Mobile

Discord is a user-friendly app that can be used on mobile phones as well. Plenty of its features can be found on mobile phones. If any of your members from the channel does not behave well, but you want to warn him before “kick out”, then you can avail of the option of timeout on mobile. Here is a step-by-step guide to time out someone on Discord mobile: 

Step 1: Open the Discord App

Navigate to the Discord app icon on your home screen and tap on it to open:

Step 2: Open Server

Open your server and go to the text channel: 

Step 3: Show Members List 

From the top right corner, tap on the members’ list as highlighted in the image and see the list of members present in your channel:

Step 4: Choose Timeout

Right-click on the name of the member which you want to time out and tap on Timeout from the menu:

Step 5: Confirm Timeout

From the timeout window, choose the time duration and reason for the time-out. Mentioning reason isn’t always necessary, it is up to your choice, while the time limit is necessary to be set. After the time limit is reached, the member will be automatically permitted to participate in the channel. After confirming the information, tap on Timeout to confirm your action:

How to Disable Timeout on Discord Mobile

To disable timeout before the set time is reached, tap on the profile of the member within the channel, which was chosen to time out. From the menu, tap on Remove Timeout:

Confirm your action by tapping on the Remove Timeout:

Conclusion

To timeout someone on Discord, open the server. Go to the text channel, and open the members list by clicking on the icon of two persons. Right-click using the mouse on the name of the member that you want to time out and choose Timeout from the menu. Set the time for this timeout and mention the reason if you want other members to be warned about the same thing, and hit Timeout to confirm your action. If you want to remove the timeout tag from the member before the set limit of time exceeds, then right-click on the member’s name and hit Remove Timeout.