What Does Deleted Channel Mean On Discord?

deleted channel error on Discord

Are you wondering why your messages randomly say “deleted channel” even when the said channel is not deleted?

If yes, then you are in the same boat as 100 other Discord users, but this article will explain exactly what #deleted-channel means on Discord.

Deleted channel is a common glitch on Discord, it can happen for a couple of reasons, one of which is bad internet connection or that the channel has been moved to a different location or revoked.

In this guide, you will learn what deleted channel means on Discord and what you can do whenever it happens, and more.

Deleted Channel Meaning On Discord

If you see this: #deleted-channel on your Discord it could be a glitch yet also for a couple of reasons, any of these reasons could be:

  • Internet connectivity
  • Older version of the Discord app
  • Your access to the channel was revoked
  • The channel was moved to a new location

These are majorly the four main reasons that error occurs, especially if you have always had access to the said channel on the Discord server.

How to Fix Deleted Channel Error on Discord

If you are experiencing the deleted channel error on Discord you might want to try a fix so that you can enjoy the Discord as usual.

Let’s get started.

Step #1: Close the Discord app and update the app to the latest version, if you haven’t already.

Step #2: Make sure that your internet connectivity is excellent and open the Discord app again.

Step #3: Refresh the server and this time, the #deleted-channel glitch is supposed to be fixed.

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If not then it means that your access to the channel on the Discord server has been revoked by the Admin; so you may need to contact the Admin for access to the server again!


As I mentioned, this is a major glitch that almost everyone experiences on Discord, however, it is no cause for alarm as this can easily be fixed with a few simple steps.

This means that simple actions like refreshing the Discord app, and updating the app to the latest version can fix this issue in less than 5 minutes!

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Brianna Bailey

Brianna is based in Minnesota in the US at the moment, and has been writing since 2017. She is currently a 3rd Year med student at the time of writing this.