What is AFK channel for?
AFK stands for ‘Away from keyboard’. Hence an AFK channel is for users who are away from their keyboard for a while. When a user is online, but not active on the server, a Discord AFK channel becomes very useful. Discord adds users to AFK channels when they’re inactive for a certain number of minutes.
What is an AFK voice channel?
Your Discord server may become slow and unresponsive if there are a lot of people on the server at the same time. It may make sense to kick users out temporarily who are inactive but there is a better way, creating an inactive channel AKA, the AFK channel.
What counts as AFK in Discord?
In the context of Discord, an idle user status means that the user in question has not logged out of Discord, but has not looked at or interacted with Discord for a few minutes. If you’re familiar with the term “AFK” (Away From Keyboard), Discord’s idle status is essentially the same thing.
How do I get rid of my AFK?
To remove your AFK status, simply talk in any channel which isn’t ignored and Dyno will remove your status. Dyno will allow up to 30 seconds to pass before you are able to remove your AFK status. He makes sure you have time to say goodbye to your friends!
How long before Discord moves you to AFK?
The AFK Timeout determines how long a user needs to be AFK before they’re automatically moved to the AFK channel. We recommend 15 or 30 minutes.
Does Discord kick you for being AFK?
If your server has an AFK channel, you’ll be moved to it automatically for inactivity. If you’re in a DM call, you can’t be in an empty call for more than 5 minutes before getting kicked.
Why does discord move me to AFK?
If your server has an AFK channel, you’ll be moved to it automatically for inactivity. If you’re in a DM call, you can’t be in an empty call for more than 5 minutes before getting kicked. If your server doesn’t have an AFK channel, you won’t be kicked from a voice channel for inactivity!