Is someone being a menace in your server? Introducing server Time Out!
This feature enables server moderators and admins to temporarily prevent a user from interacting in a server.
What does that mean?
This means the affected user won't be able to send messages, react to messages, join voice channels or video calls while in "timeout".
In order to access this feature, you will need to enable a new permission "Timeout Members"
How does it work?
Note: If you have been Timed out, you will see something like this:
1. Moderators and Admins can right-click on the offending user’s name bringing up the Profile Context Menu, from there the moderator can select to remove the time out:
2. Confirm the removal of the Time Out.
Time Out on Mobile
Time Out works similarly on mobile devices. Moderators and Admins can simply Press and hold on the Users avatar to bring up their profile. Then press Timeout and confirm the duration of the timeout.
Remove Time Out on Mobile
To remove Timeouts on mobile, Press and hold on the User's avatar to bring up their profile. Then press Remove Timeout and confirm the removal.
Note: On mobile, if you have been Timed out, you will see something like this:
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are the time limits I can put on time out?
A: You can choose between 60 seconds, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 1 hour, 1 day, or 1 week
Q: Can I mute people from specific channels instead of the whole server?
A: Right now the feature only allows you to mute them from all channels
Q: Can I see a list of which members have been muted?
A: Not currently at launch, but we plan on adding it as a follow up.
Q: Can users who have been Timed Out still view/read channels?
A: Yes, the users have not been removed from the server, but they will not be able to react or send messages in those channels. They will also be able to react to messages that already have reactions, but cannot add new reactions.
Q: Can I remove Time Out before the original time period?
A: Yes, you can remove someone from Time Out whenever you want.
Q: Can bots access this feature?
A: Yes! Bots will have access to this via our API