How to fix Discord error “You are being rate limited”

Discord is a VOIP app that was initially designed for gamers, it is free, and it is easy to use. If you are using the app, and you get the message saying “You are being rate limited” it means that you have tried a certain action too many times. When that happens, the platform will block you for a certain period of time and when the period of waiting is done, you will be able to try again.

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Is there a way to get rid of “You are being rate limited” error?

If you tried a certain action several times, Discord will block you for some period of time and when that time expires, you will be able to continue where you left off.

But for many users, waiting doesn’t seem like an option.

The platform will basically block your IP address for a certain time period. Why is that important? Because the majority of internet providers give dynamic IP addresses to their users. In other words, as soon as you restart your modem/router, your IP address will change. And that means the error message from Discord will be gone right after the restart!

To get rid of the message (and the waiting), press and hold the power button on your router. Keep holding the button for 30 seconds. After that, unplug the router from the power source. Wait for a minute and plug it back in. When the router reconnects, you will probably have to enter your password. Restart your computer.

Now launch Discord. The error should be gone.