Anyone that you meet in real life has a nickname of some sort; simply because nicknames are a great way of referring to your friends and others without having to call them by their name. Similarly, Discord is the online community platform that allows you to have a nickname that gives you a unique stand-out from other users. In addition to that, it gives you the power of changing your nickname as well as your username. Here’s a step-by-step solution for how to change your nickname in Discord. Let’s dive in!
An online platform like Discord gives you several customization options so that you can make the most out of it.
See also: How to set up your Discord account
Simple steps to change your nickname in Discord fast
Follow the steps so that you can successfully change your nickname in a short amount of time.
Step 1: Open your browser and go to https://discord.com/ .
Step 2: Click on the Open Discord button. If you’re not logged in, you must log into your account before you can see the button.
Step 3: On the left column of your screen, you can see the menu bar with buttons. Right-click on the server settings and a contextual menu with options will dropdown.
Step 4: Select the change nickname from the contextual menu.
Step 5: Now you can change the nickname that you like and hit the save button.
Finally, your nickname has been saved successfully.
To change your nickname on the mobile app, hold the server button to change it easily.
Changing your Discord nickname with slash commands
If you want the easiest method to alter your nickname without going into more details of clicking and changing menu bar settings, then changing your Discord nickname through slash commands will be your go-to method. Here’s how you can change your Discord nickname with slash commands.
Type “/nick” into the message text box (Including space) in the chat of that server you’re in and then entering your choice of nickname to change it right away.
Also, keep in mind that you can do this in any server that you’re part of depending upon that server’s settings and permission of certain servers. For example, you won’t be able to change your nickname in some servers where it is not allowed because of which you won’t be able to see the “change nickname” option when you right-click on that server.
Note: Moderators hold the power of changing your nickname on their servers.
Simple ways to change your username on Discord quickly
Usernames give you your own identity and can make you stand-out amongst others in the community. Discord gives you the power to make changes to your username if you’re unhappy with your current username. Let’s learn how you can utilize that power to change your username on Discord.
Step 1: Go to Discord and open it in your device or browser.
Step 2: Log into your account, if necessary.
Step 3: Find the settings button or a gear icon, located at the bottom left side of your screen right next to your profile icon. Tap on it and you will see the pop-up form.
Step 4: You can see that it contains your username and email. Click on the edit button located at the top of the window.
Step 5: Type in your username of your choice, enter your current password, and hit on save button.
And you’re done!
Note: You can change your username only twice in an hour.
Remember, Discord gives you the opportunity to manage and modify settings tailored to your needs. This article provided you with just a few of them, for example, changing your nickname and username on servers.