Discord: How to Add Custom Emojis to a Server on Desktop

Users can customize their communities with up to 50 static images

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By default, Discord allows every server to have up to 50 custom emojis. These emojis can be uploaded by the server’s owner, as well as any member with the “Manage Emoji” permission. If a user is a Discord Nitro or Nitro Basic subscriber, they will be able to upload 50 additional emojis to a server.

Our guide will show you how to add custom emojis to a server from within the Discord desktop application.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Discord app on Mac.

Step 1: While viewing the channel list for the server, click the server’s name near the top-left corner of the screen.

Screenshot of a server's channel list in the Discord desktop application with a red arrow pointing at the server's name near the top-left corner of the screen

Step 2: Click “Server Settings” in the drop-down menu that appears on the screen.

Screenshot of the server name drop-down menu in the Discord desktop application with a red arrow pointing at "Server Settings"

Step 3: Click “Emoji” on the left side of the screen.

Screenshot of the "Server Settings" menu in the Discord desktop application with a red arrow pointing at "Emoji" on the left side of the screen

Step 4: Click the “Upload Emoji” button and select the image you want to upload from your computer.

Screenshot of the "Emoji" menu in the Discord desktop application with a red arrow pointing at the "Upload Emoji" button

From there, you can repeat these steps to...

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