How to create and embed emojis for Discord?

How to create and embed emojis for Discord – No one will say otherwise, Discord is now much more than a simple VoIP platform. It is one, see The best service to exchange between gamers, between friends, and also with its Twitch subscribers. And the feature that makes him unique, especially as a server administrator… is his flexibility. And this, whether in terms of communication (music, survey, written, oral, voice messages, etc.) or animations. 

How to create and embed emojis for Discord?

This is where emojis come into play! Discord makes it possible to integrate these small personalized icons or emojis into the heart of its server. A good way to set the mood and let the members of the server express themselves completely. Here is a little step-by-step guide:

1. Create custom emojis for Discord

To create an emoji,  any editing software will do: GIMP, Photoshop, MS Paint… It’s up to you to imagine the image or drawing to integrate on the Discord server. Be careful though, just like Twitch emotes, there are a  few rules to follow so that the rendering is the best possible. And you also have to take into account some  Discord conditions to integrate your emoji. 

Discords Size conditions

  • The image to upload should not be larger than  128 x 128 pixels.
  • The image should be resized to a  32 x 32 pixel format.
  • The size of the image should not exceed  256 KB.
  • The name of the emoji must contain at least two characters.

2. Who can add customize emoji on Discord?

To be able to add a custom emoji on Discord, you must be an administrator or owner of the server. The administrator can control his server while assigning roles to his members. He can then grant the “Manage emoji” option to members. Members will be able to access the emoji manager from their “Server Settings” tab.

For standard Discord servers, administrators can add an additional 50 standard emojis and 50 animated GIF emojis. Downloaded emojis only work on the server they were installed on. Discord Nitro subscribers, on the other hand, have the privilege of adding more to their server and using a custom emoji for different servers.

3. Integrate emotes & emojis on Discord

Integrate emotes on an Android

  1. Open browser on Android
  2. Go to the Discord website
  3. Type in the address bar then type “Enter”
  4. To be able to scroll through the menu offering the different application options, click on the ⋮ icon located at the top right of the browser. 
  5. Click on “Computer version” (or “Desktop page” for some browsers). This will allow the browser to load the desktop version of the Discord website. This is a step not to be overlooked. You must not keep the mobile version of the site otherwise the customization of the server parameters and the addition of the emoji cannot be done.
  6. Press “Connect” 
  7. Enter your email address and password to open the account
  8. Among the chat servers located in the left sidebar, choose the one to which you want to add modifications to integrate the emoji.
  9. Press the “^” icon placed on the chosen server name to access a drop-down menu.
  10. Click on the “Server settings” menu; this will give access to a new page where the “Overview” menu is located.
  11. Among the options in the list of the left menu that has just appeared, click on “Emoji”
  12. Choose the “Download an emoji” menu, colored in blue on the left of the screen. The list of available download methods will appear in a pop-up menu.
  13. Click on “Documents” or “Gallery” 
  14. Then select and upload an image from Android to set it as emoji in chat. The other option is to take a photo by selecting the “Camera” menu and then using it as an emoji. The uploaded image will be displayed in the list of emoticons located on the “Server Emoji” page.
  15. On the “Server Emoji” page, next to the uploaded image, there is a field named ALIAS, you have to click on it. 
  16. Rename the emoji in the field. Choose a short name.
  17. The new emoji must be added to the list of emoticons. It remains only to type the name of the emoji to find it and try it in a conversation.
  18. To remove an emoji, tap the three-dot menu at the top right of Custom emoji settings. 

Integrate emotes on PC and MAC

  1. Open the Discord server and login into the account.
  2. Press the down-pointing arrow located right next to the server name.
  3. Click on the “Server Settings” menu

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  1. Click on the “emoji” tab then on “Download an emoji”
  2. Select the image from the local PC storage files. However, the image must meet the various Discord criteria seen above.
  3. As each emoji has an alias tag where a name is assigned to it by default, you must click on the “Alias” box located next to the emoji to give it a new name.
  4. The emoji will be displayed among the emoticons list of the server and can be used immediately.
  5. If you want to delete the emoji later, just press the red colored cross located at the top right of the screen.

That’s all for adding emotes on Discord! Good server management and good games to all.

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