If you use Discord and would like to change your Discord username, this article will guide you through the process. Although it is relatively simple, the options aren’t found in the most obvious of places. You can also change your Discord tag, however, there are some limitations/requirements you need to meet for that.

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If you are an avid gamer, streamer, crypto trader, or conspiracy theories, among tons of other things, there’s a good chance you’ve got a Discord account or several of them to keep things separate. Discord is a fantastic service that allows you to join groups of similar minded people and keep track of developments for projects and games you play.

Although Discord is widely used it does take a little bit of time for users to get used to the interface and where options are located etc. Discord basics are simple enough but there are so many things you can do within Discord the options can get a little complicated. So if you are looking to change your Discord username for any particular reason we show you how to do it. You can also change your Discord tag as well however that feature is exclusive to users with a Nitro subscription.

How do you change your Discord username? Change username in Discord from the app or browser.

To change your Discord username you’ll need to do the following.

  • First open Discord on your computer, the Windows app or the browser version is fine.
  • Next, make sure that you are signed into the Discord account that you wish to change your username.
  • Once you are on the Discord home screen click the Gear icon (User Settings) in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen.
  • This will take you to the My Account page where you can view and edit the following:


Now simply click Edit next to the entry you wish to change, make the change you want, enter your password to confirm the change and you are done. As you can see when you edit your username there is a ? next to the numeric tag for your account. You can’t change this number unless you have an active Nitro subscription.

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How do you change your Discord username? Change username in Discord from the mobile app.

If you are using Discord primarily from the mobile app on Android or iOS you’ll need to do the following.

  • First, open Discord and make sure that you are signed in to your account.
  • Now click your Profile icon in the bottom right-hand corner.
  • Here click My Account, then tap Username to change your Discord.
  • Finally, enter a new username and you’re done. You can also change your TAG from this location, however, you will need an active Nitro subscription to access the feature.

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Can you make a backup of your entire Discord history? Servers and Messages? Yes!

If you are a heavy Discord user and have a lot of information spread across a ton of servers and direct messages, you may want to make a backup of all your data. This is a great way to make sure you don’t lose anything. Although you won’t ever be able to restore this data to a new Discord account it is the best way to keep a copy of everything in your Discord account.

How to Download Discord Channel and Direct Message (DM) History.