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Discord Awaiting Endpoint

Recently updated on December 19th, 2022 at 11:53 am

Every pc gamer on this planet is familiar with discord. Discord is a nice platform to communicate and chat with other gamers connecting.

But while establishing a connection users are nowadays getting discord awaiting endpoint. If you’re getting this issue then don’t worry as this is an old issue, we have a couple of solution that will fix the discord awaiting endpoint error.

What does awaiting endpoint mean on discord?

Users face discord awaiting endpoint when they try to establish a connection with other users on discord. This is mostly because of the connection issue and the issue at discord servers.

Yes, you’ll also get this issue if the Discord server is down or not working. It can also occur if your internet connection is not working properly.

If you’re getting awaiting endpoint error then you can follow the troubleshooting steps below to fix it.

How to Fix Awaiting Endpoint Error on Discord?

You can fix Discord Awaiting Endpoint error by restarting the discord app, changing the server region, troubleshooting your internet connection, updating or reinstalling the discord app on your device.

Restart Discord

Some users reported that restarting the Discord app fixes the Discord awaiting endpoint error on their device. 

To restart the Discord app;

  • Click on the Close button at the top right corner of the Discord window.
  • Now, press Ctrl + Shift + Esc (on Windows) or Cmd + Alt + Esc (on Mac) to ensure that Discord is successfully closed. 
  • Select Discord and click on End task if you see Discord in the running task list.
  • Wait for 10-15 seconds.
  • And relaunch the Discord app.

Afterward, check if restarting the Discord fixes the error.

Is Discord Down?

You might be experiencing the Awaiting Endpoint Error on your Discord due to server outage. If the server fails to response, then data can’t be transmitted to other devices from your device.

To check if there an outage, visit discordstatus.com, then scroll down to the Voice section and click on the + Voice to check if the server you’re using is operational or not.

If in case, you don’t know which server your Discord is connected to, then head to the Server > Voice channel name and click on the Settings. After that, go to Overview section, then scroll to the Region Override and check your server location.

If the server you’re using is Operational, then move on to the following methods given in this post. And, if the server is Not Operational, then wait until Discord team fixes it.

Change Server Location

If the selected server is down or not working then you can get an awaiting endpoint error on discord. In this scenario, you can change your server location to eliminate this issue.

To change the server location follow the steps below.

  1. Open Discord on your device.
  2. Now click on the Server from the left side, then head to the Voice Channel section.
  3. Now, click on the Gear icon next to Lobby/Gaming channel.
  4. Here on the Overview page, scroll to the “Region Override.”
  5. Now, select your actual Server Region and, then click on Save Changes.
  6. At last, check if this fixes the discord awaiting endpoint issue on your system.
change discord server

Note: Discord says the server location doesn’t matter where it is close to you or far from your location. The server will work properly regardless of their and your location.

Related: Fix Discord Keeps Crashing.

Fix your internet connection

Sometimes your internet connection can cause the awaiting endpoint error on discord. To fix the connection issue follow the steps below

  • Check your internet connection: Make sure you check that your internet connection is working properly. Try restarting your router to see if this fixes the error on discord. If the internet connection is working then follow the other solution below.
  • Flush DNS: Flushing DNS worked for many users, you can follow the steps below to flush DNS on your pc.
  1. First of all, you need to Close discord completely. Close discord now and click on the Upward arrow from the bottom left side of the screen.
  2. Now, right-click on the discord icon and click on “Quit discord.”
quit discord
  1. Press Windows key and type cmd.
  2. Right-click on the command prompt and click on Run as administrator.
  3. Now, type ipconfig/flushdns and hit Enter.
flush dns to fix discord awaiting endpoint

After flushing the DNS cache discord awaiting endpoint will be fixed on your pc.

Update Discord

Although, discord starts updating the app whenever you launch it on your desktop. But it’s good to check for the latest updates manually.

To check this, press Ctrl + R (on Windows) and Command + R (on Mac). After that, discord will reload for a moment and install the update if any.

Reinstall Discord

If you’re still getting the error, try reinstalling the Discord app on your device. A fresh install fixes any issues you may be experiencing with the current Discord client, as well as any poor configurations you may have made.

To uninstall and reinstall Discord;

  • Head to the Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features.
  • Now, locate the Discord app and click on Uninstall.
  • After uninstalling the Discord app, visit Discord and reinstall it on your device.

Once you’ve successfully install Discord on your device, check to see if discord awaiting endpoint issue is fixed.

If you found any other way to fix this issue do let us know from the comment box and also check how to fix discord rtc connecting no route error.

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