Discord has a brand new function that was added this week known as Voice Channel Reactions. It basically helps you to react to issues occurring in voice and video calls utilizing emoji. You do need to be within the name to make use of Voice Channel Reactions function however it needs to be a neat strategy to have interaction with the calls. The reactions additionally present up as full display screen animations. They need to even be straightforward to see for everybody within the name.
When one thing occurs you wish to react to, there will likely be a brand new emoji response button to click on. You’ll see this pop up as you hover over the underside of the Discord UI in between the disconnect and mute buttons. Upon hovering over the emoji button, you possibly can choose from a sequence of just lately used emoji to react. There’s additionally an choice to seek for emoji, or you possibly can flick through all the ones you may have accessible.
As soon as you discover an emoji you wish to use, reacting with it should trigger that emoji to pop up in your thumbnail within the name for everybody to see. Discord says the purpose of this function is to make calls extra participating, however it additionally serves the aim of stopping interruptions to voice your response.
Discord Nitro subscribers get extra out of voice channel reactions
As is normally the case with being a Nitro subscriber, they’ll get some extra advantages with Voice Channel Reactions. That profit being the power to share customized emoji from any server they’re part of. The function basically nevertheless will likely be accessible to anybody who makes use of Discord. Together with those that don’t subscribe to Nitro.
So there’s no requirement to pay to have entry. One other Nitro-only function is the power for the reactions to animate throughout the display screen as an alternative of simply popping up. Which does make the reactions extra seen. As of proper now this function is just accessible on desktop and never within the cell app.
However as with many Discord options, this one will in all probability make its strategy to cell customers ultimately. It is likely to be only a matter of when.
🚨 new function alert: voice channel reactions
use emoji animations to react to one thing humorous in VC with out interrupting the joke by unmuting. i like this function lots hope you prefer it too. pic.twitter.com/EFxoH2M26f
— Discord (@discord) November 9, 2022