How to Use Fredboat Discord [ Fredboat Commands Guide ]

The Ultimate Guide to Use Fredboat on Discord to play, add or remove music on your voice channel with Fredboat Commands.

The Fredboat allows the discord users to add the songs on the music channel of the discord server. The Fredboat offers functionality such as adding songs in a queue, adding playlists from platforms such as youtube or Spotify, etc. and all this can be done with simple commands. The Fredboat offers many features similar to music players and even more such as pause, resume, play, queue, next, back, clear, jump, shuffle, etc and all this can be done on your discord server.


How to add Fredboat on your server?

Adding the Fredboat is a simple task. Follow the steps mentioned below –

STEP 1: Go to the official website of Fredboat. You can either search for “Fredboat” on google or you can go directly to their official website which is – 

STEP 2: When you are on the official website of Fredboat, Under the Meet FreadBoat heading you will find the add to discord link.

STEP 3: So when you click on the “Add to Discord”, then it will ask you to sign in to your discord account. When you have signed in or you are already signed in to the discord then you will have to select the discord server to which you want to add the Fredboat.  

STEP 4: After you have selected the server to which you want to add the Fredboat then it will ask you for permission access. It will automatically have administrator access, you can untick the administrator access if you don’t want the bot to have complete access to your server. Then select the Authorize button. 

The Fredboat is added successfully to your discord server !! You will be able to see the Fredboat logo on the right sidebar. 


All Fredboat Commands List

;;play url – Play music from the given URL.

;;play words – Search for a track on YouTube and Soundcloud.

;;queue – Display the queue of the current tracks in the playlist.

;;nowplaying – Display the currently playing track.

;;skip – Remove the currently playing track from the queue.

;;voteskip – Vote to skip the current track. Must have at least 50% of the votes.

;;stop – Stop the player and clear the playlist.

;;pause – Pause the player.

;;resume – Resume the player.

;;join – Make FredBoat join your current voice channel.

;;leave – Make FredBoat leave the current voice channel.

;;repeat – Change the repeat mode. Run this command for more info.

;;shuffle – Toggle shuffle mode.

;;reshuffle – Reshuffle the queue.

;;fwd time – Forward the track by the given amount of time.

;;rew time – Rewind the track by the given amount of time.

;;seek time – Set the position of the track to the given time.

;;restart – Restart the currently playing track.

;;history – Show history of recently played tracks.

;;export – Export the current queue to Hastebin.

;;volume – Set the volume (FredBoatPatron only).

;;help command – Show advanced usage of a command.


FredBoat Supported sites

  1. YouTube
  2. SoundCloud
  3. Bandcamp
  4. Twitch
  5. Vimeo
  6. Mixer
  7. Spotify playlists


How do I get my discord bot to work?

Sometimes the Fredboat might have issues, such as it may not respond and it may be offline. This can be due to a complete discord server outage, if you face the issue check on the discord status page. 

Also, make sure that you have provided sufficient permissions to the Fredboat, it can be done in the setting tab. 

If the Fredboat does not respond after applying the above steps, then make sure you did not change the Fredboat default prefix.


Some Great Music Bots

You can also check the list of Best music discord bots in 2021 for detail comparisons of features and benefits.

Jockie Music Bot – This bot as a whole set of features that you can use for free and a lot of commands.

Rythm Bot – It is the second largest music bot. It has all features of play, pause, resume, loop, queue, etc. to have fun with music.

Hydra Bot – Hydra is also a great music bot. It will connect to the voice channel and play music the same as other music bots. The best thing about Hydra Bot is that you can control the songs and queue with the help of emotes that are present beneath the song thumbnail.

Octave Bot – Octave Bot is maintained by the same team that is running the Dank Memer Bot (one of the largest discord bot). Earlier, Dank Memer contained music feature but later they decide to separate it into a separate music bot (octave bot).

Mee6 Bot – It is a general purpose bot. Its a great moderation bot which can play music.

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