Email, Messaging, & Video Calls Texting & Messaging How to Record Discord Audio All you need is a chat bot and a couple of text commands by Molly McLaughlin Writer, Editor Molly K. McLaughlin has been a technology writer since 2004. Her work has appeared on PCMag, Dealnews, Wirecutter, and many others. our editorial process Twitter LinkedIn Molly McLaughlin Updated on September 11, 2020 Texting & Messaging Email Texting & Messaging Video Calls Tweet Share Email What to Know Record audio on Discord with the Craig chatbot: Craig.chat/home>Invite Craig to Your Discord Server and add the bot.The Craig chatbot alerts everyone in the group that it is recording audio.You might need to change your microphone settings by going to Settings > App Settings > Voice & Video. This article covers how to install and use the Craig chatbot as well as how to access and change microphone settings in Discord. Even though the Craig chatbot discloses that it’s recording, it’s a good practice to tell everyone in the chat room ahead of time to head off privacy concerns. Setting Up and Using the Craig Chatbot To record Discord calls or other audio using the Craig chatbot, you need to be a server owner or moderator. Once you add the bot to Discord, it takes only a few text commands to start and stop recording. The bot can record for up to six hours and records every speaker on a separate track, so any audio editing you need to do is more straightforward. Recordings are automatically deleted after 7 days. Go to craig.chat/home Click Invite Craig To Your Discord Server. Tap the down arrow under Add Bot To. Select your server from the list. Click Authorize. Tick the Captcha box to prove you're not a robot. You should see a message in your server that Craig has joined. To start a recording, go to an audio channel and type: :craig:, join The bot’s username will change to show that it’s recording, and will say “now recording.” You’ll also get a message from the Craig bot with links to your conversations. To stop a recording, type: :craig:, leave Craig will leave the channel you’re in and stop recording. If you’re recording audio on other channels, that will continue. To stop the bot from recording any channel, type: :craig:, stop The Craig chatbot will share a link to its website, where you can access a full list of Craig commands, if you type this command in Discord: :craig:, help How to Configure Discord's Microphone Settings It’s a good idea to check your microphone settings in Discord before starting a recording, or if you’re experiencing audio issues. Open the Discord app. Click the Settings gear. Select Voice & Video under App Settings. Click the down arrow to open the drop-down menu under Input Device. Choose the microphone or headset you want Discord to use. You can also test your mic, adjust input volume, among other settings. To access mic settings on mobile, tap your profile image on the bottom right. Scroll down and tap Voice & Video in the App Settings section.