Solved The Error “Sorry, You Have Been Blocked” on Discord

How To Fix “Sorry, you have been blocked” on Discord

After going through several forums and community websites including Discord, Reddit, Twitter, etc, I have noticed that Discord has been hit with a large error affecting PC users.

The error says “Sorry, you have been blocked” followed by another message “You are unable to access”.

It also explains – Why you have been blocked?, What you can do to resolve this? And other information such as Cloudflare Ray ID.

So, if you are also hit with this error, then follow the solutions mentioned in this article to fix “Sorry, you have been blocked” error on Discord.

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Causes: Why You Have Been Blocked From Using Discord?

There could few causes such as:

  • The discord server might be down or have an outage.
  • It could be possible that Discord has detected suspicious activity on your account or IP address.
  • Discord blocked access from VPNs or Proxy servers.
  • Or it could also be possible that your system Antivirus or Firewall has prevented access to Discord.

How To Fix “Sorry, You Have Been Blocked” On Discord

Before you try any of the solutions mentioned in the post, you must first check Discord server status, whether it is down or not or if it is having an outage or not.

You can check Discord server status from the following sources:

If you find that it is down or having an outage, then in this case, you can’t do anything. Instead, you have to wait until the problem is fixed by the Discord.

But, if you have found that it is not down and neither it is having outage issues, then follow the below solutions to fix “Sorry, you have been blocked. You are unable to access” error on Discord.

Video Guide: How To Fix “Sorry, You Have Been Blocked” on Discord

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Solution 1: Try Using The Web or App Version of Discord

If the Discord desktop app is not working, then you can use Discord on Android or iOS (iPhone/iPad).

Or you can open Discord in your browser and use it.

Solution 2: Connect/Disconnect VPN

If you are not using any VPN, then connect to a VPN and then try accessing Discord again.

If you are already connected to VPN, then disconnect from VPN or proxy server and then try to access Discord.

Solution 3: Restart Your Router or Modem

You can restart your modem or router, it might get a different IP.

Most of the people are affected by this error who are using NAT router. It is likely to be refreshed if your internet service provider works this way. It means, your internet connections were connected to a shared IP address.

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Solution 4: Remove Unwanted Extensions From Chrome

If there is any unwanted extension available in your Chrome browser, then remove it.

  • Open Chrome. Click on Puzzle icon.
  • Click on “Manage extensions”.
  • Now, remove or disable the extension that you no longer need. Particularly, remove those extensions associated with VPNs or proxies.

Solution 5: Additional Fixes To Fix You Are Unable To Access

  • Open new incognito window and try accessing Discord.
  • Clear your web browser’s cache and cookies. Go to browser’s Settings > Privacy and Settings. Here you will get the option to clear browsing data, cache and cookies.
  • Disable antivirus and firewall temporarily on your computer.
  • Flush DNS on your computer. Type “cmd” in Window search and right-click on “Command Prompt” and select “Run as administrator”. Command prompt window will get opened. Here type “ipconfig/flush dns” and hit Enter.
  • Restart Discord. Press CTRL + ALT + Del to open Task Manager. Look for any Discord task running. Right-click on them and choose “End Task”. Now, open Discord, the error will be gone.
  • Reinstall Discord. First, uninstall it from your PC and then download and install Discord from the official website or from Microsoft Store. After this, I hope you will be unblocked from Discord.

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Solution 6: Contact Discord Customer Support

If nothing worked, then contact Discord customer support for further assistance.

  • Visit Discord Support.
  • Under, what can we help you with, select “Help and Support”.
  • Enter your email address and select the question type.
  • Write the subject and explain your issue in the description box.
  • Finally, click on “Submit” to submit your request.
  • Now, just wait for Discord’s response with their instructions.

Wrap Up

It is very frustrating and annoying when you get blocked on Discord. However, most of the time the problem can be solved with simple troubleshooting.

I hope that following the solutions mentioned in the article has helped you in fixing the error message “Sorry, you have been blocked. You are unable to access” on Discord.

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