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    Cilantrelle

    @cutterchaz This can happen if you're not the server owner. If you've created the server, then you'll still be able to access the channel regardless.

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    G4mb7t [Altar]

    I have a question. As it seems I closed out myself from channel settings on a server. I just added all the people who can join and disbanded every possible action for "everyone". Since than I cant changel settings anymore on this channel. Did I close myself out as well?

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    Astonishing Shredder

    other is to just rightclick the channel

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    spiralofhope

    I want to clear text. Hell, I want it automatically cleared regularly. I don't see a way to do that. I want /clear

    I figure maybe I can clone the channel then delete the old one. I can't because it's the default one. I can't even remove read permissions from it.

    update: There's a gear icon to the right of each message and I can delete one comment at a time. Not really a solution for a lot of messages, but I guess it'll have to do for trolling and doxxing. Maybe banning people removes their messages too, I don't know.

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    Exuno

    Um. Apparently you can delete the General Voice channel now? And if you do and don't have any other voice channels, you lose the voice channel heading and can't make a new one ever, it seems. Any workarounds, or should I just start a new server before it's too entrenched?

    --deleted and reposted: you can rightclick the server icon on the menu bar for a context menu with the option. Still probably deserves a clarity update of some sort.

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    Cilantrelle

    @Exuno You're right, I updated another article on this but didn't get around to this article. Right clicking & grabbing the Server Name context menu will solve that problem.

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    biyabo

    It's really unhelpful that you cannot delete your general channel or even clean all the messages from it. Now if I wanted to clean it the only solution would be to delete the entire server and create a new one but then all the users of my current server would get detached.

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    Cilantrelle

    @biyabo sorry about that! The General channel needs to stay put so that users have a default channel to open to. There are 3rd party bots that can delete messages if you choose to find them.

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    Palozon (Edited )

    (insert lenny)

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    Cilantrelle

    ᕙ(ⴲ⏠ⴲ)ᕗ

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    Playluxe

    How can I clear the #general chat with one click?

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    ellolizard

    @Playluxe There's no in-app method currently to clear the chat, but you could download a bot to help you to delete your server messages in #general! (https://www.carbonitex.net/Discord/bots)

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    ExoticSam

    i AM the owner of my server and i cant delete a channel that i have, its been bugging me for a while and i cant seem to get rid of it. I have tried making 5 other audio and channels and tried deleting it and it wont work. Can you help me. I AM THE OWNER!

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    FlaSHbaNG_® (Edited )

    I want to change the #general channel to another channel / clear the chat on the general channel.How do I do that???

     

    Me and my other 2 friends took Discord to have fun and talk.We spammed the general channel insanely and now I want to make a public channel but I also want others to not see our past messages...Please help.

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    ellolizard

    @ExoticSam That's no good! Could you send an email to [email protected] with the details of what's happening?

    @FlaSHbaNG_® There's no in-app method currently to clear the chat, but you could download a bot to help you to delete your server messages in #general! (https://www.carbonitex.net/Discord/bots)

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    Mister

    Ok, CLEARLY, there is a crying need for people to be able to make another channel of their choosing as the Default undeletable channel. I see many requests of this. And if not that, then an ability to Clear the channel of the crud it is filled with.

    I LIKE the idea of a bot to clean it. Alas, I have been informed by one such bot it cannot delete messages older than 2 weeks. And so that isn't helpful. Downloaded another bot. It doesnt give me a message but just won't delete anything past this magic point either.

    So we have aa channel we cannot delete, nor associate a different channel as the non delete channel, fill with messages we cannot delete with a bot. And are looking like forced to delete Thousands of messages manually. For real?

    Any pointers for us?

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    Samirah

    add me? 

     

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    Zeivy

    i cant delete a channel i dont want to delete the general one but there are other ones that i cant delete it doesnt have the gear button next to it?

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