How to Connect

Need to install FiveM? See Installation.

Now that you have FiveM installed, let's get you verified and connected to FDG for the first time!

Discord Verification

You must verify your Discord account before connecting to the server, otherwise you won't be able to join the server. Already verified? Skip this section.
  1. If you haven't already, join the FDG Discord server.
  2. Go to the #fivem-verify text channel.
  3. Type !verify.
  4. If successful, you'll see You have successfully verified! in chat.

Discord verification example gif

Connect to the Server

Once verified in Discord, you can now connect to the server! There are three ways to connect:

  • By connect URL (easiest)
  • By console command
  • By FiveM server browser

By Connect URL

  1. In your browser, navigate to
  2. Your browser will ask if you want to open FiveM. Select Open FiveM. In Chrome, it should look like this: Connect URL open example
  3. FiveM will launch and automatically start connecting to FDG. FDG connecting dialog

By Console Command

  1. Open FiveM.
  2. Open the FiveM console using the F8 key.
  3. In the console, run connect 3y3jjr.

Connect by console example

By FiveM Server Browser

  1. Open the FiveM Server Browser (you can also access this browser in the FiveM executable).
  2. Serach for Fat Duck Gaming.
  3. Select FDG from the results (select the server with more players on it, sometimes our test servers appear in the results). FiveM Server browser example
  4. Click the CONNECT button. FiveM Server browser server example
  5. If your using the FiveM Server Browser in Chrome, you might need to confirm with Open FiveM. Chrome permissions example
Nice work! You should now be connecting to Fat Duck Gaming.