Discord Shortcuts, Commands, and Syntax: The Ultimate Guide

Here’s a handy downloadable cheat sheet for everything you need to know about Discord.

Discord is one of the best applications for like-minded people to get together and talk via text or audio.

Discord servers can range from a couple of close friends, to hundreds of thousands of people. It might seem a bit overwhelming!

That's why we've put together this free Discord cheat sheet, which provides all the Discord shortcuts, commands, and syntax you need to know.

Use these and you'll be able to customize your messages, enjoy fun functions, and use the program with speed.

FREE DOWNLOAD: This cheat sheet is available as a downloadable PDF from our distribution partner, TradePub. You will have to complete a short form to access it for the first time only. Download Discord Shortcuts, Commands, and Syntax: The Ultimate Guide.

Discord Shortcuts, Commands, and Syntax

Discord Shortcuts, Commands, and Syntax
Ctrl + Alt + Up / DownNavigate servers
Alt + Up / DownNavigate channels
Alt + Shift + Up / DownNavigate unread channels
Ctrl + Shift + Alt + Up / DownNavigate unread channels with mentions
Alt + LeftReturn to connected audio channel
Alt + RightReturn to previous text channel
Shift + EscMark server read
EscMark channel read
Ctrl + Shift + NCreate/join a server
Ctrl + KFind/start a direct message
Ctrl + Shift + TCreate a private group
Ctrl + PToggle pins popout
Ctrl + IToggle mentions popout
Ctrl + UToggle channel member list
Ctrl + EToggle emoji picker
Ctrl + Shift + MToggle mute
Ctrl + Shift + DToggle deafen
Ctrl + EnterAnswer incoming call
EscDecline incoming call
Ctrl + [Start call in private message or group
Page Up / DownScroll chat
Shift + Page UpJump to oldest unread message
TabFocus text area
Ctrl + Shift + UUpload a file
Ctrl + Shift + HOpen Help Center
Ctrl + RReload Discord
UpEdit last message
/giphySearch for a GIF with Giphy
/tenorSearch for a GIF with Tenor
/ttsSend the message with text-to-speech
/meSend the message with emphasis
/tableflipDisplays ASCII art of a table flip
/unflipDisplays ASCII art of replacing a table
/shrugDisplays ASCII art of a shrug
/spoilerHides the message until someone clicks it
/nickChange your nickname on the server
```text```Code block
```CSS text```Code block with language highlight

Tips and Tricks for Using Discord

With these shortcuts, you'll soon be a master of Discord in no time. There are many more tips and tricks to learn though, like integrating with other applications and organizing your servers into folders.