Among gamers, Discord is one of the most popular communication apps. The platform offers multiple features that make the communication between users effective and fun.
However, since technology is far from perfect, the occurrence of glitches and errors in Discord it’s not uncommon. One issue Discord users are facing is a blurred or pixelated video.
So, if you’re facing similar issues, this step-by-step tutorial is for you, as it contains the most common reasons and fixes for this problem.
Let’s dive in!
There might be several reasons why your Discord camera is blurry, some of which are:
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We already mentioned the most common reasons that might be causing your camera footage to appear blurry during your video call.
This section will explain what you can do to fix each of the causes of Discord's blurry camera.
Improperly adjusted Video and audio settings in Discord might be the first reason why your video calls look blurry and pixelated.
To adjust Discord video quality, you will need to use a PC or Laptop.
If you are an owner of a voice channel, there are additional steps that you can take to fix the blurry camera.
As with any other application, Discord uses cache files to store frequently used session data, which might cause poor video quality.
If this is the case, you will need to clear the cache files of Discord.
Note that this refers to the Discord desktop app.
Some programs require a great deal of processing power and therefore drive up CPU usage.
Suppose you have video editing programs, DVD burning programs, or other similar applications running in the background. In that case, it’s time to close them, as they might be the reason for the bad video quality on Discord.
An unstable internet connection may be another reason for low-quality Discord video calls.
If this is the case, the quality of the video calls made through other apps may be of low quality as well.
Reasons for unstable internet connection:
A faulty web camera might also cause bad Discord video quality.
Ensure that the web camera has been properly installed and plugged into your compiler.
If none of the above solutions work for you, you can try reinstalling the app from your computer, as this can often fix minor glitches and bugs.
Discord's blurry camera can be frustrating as it gets in the way of seamless communication.
Some users have reported that the issue is on Discord's end and that there isn't much anyone can do about blurry video calls.
However, for some, pixelated video calls occur due to the reasons we have mentioned.
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