How to Change Your Nickname on Discord: A Simple Guide

Did you choose the wrong nickname on a Discord server? Or do you want to stand out and have a unique nickname for a particular server? Regardless of the reason, changing your nickname on Discord is easy and straightforward. In this article, we will guide you on how to change your nickname for a Discord server on both the web and mobile platforms.

Change Your Nickname on the Web

If you are using Discord on a web browser, follow these steps to change your nickname for any Discord server:

  1. Open in your preferred web browser.
  2. Select the server where you want to edit your nickname.
  3. Click on the down arrow next to the server's name.
  4. Choose “Edit Server Profile” from the options.
  5. Type your preferred nickname in the NICKNAME text field.
  6. Save the changes by clicking on “Save Changes.”
  7. Go back to the server, and your new Discord server nickname will be updated.

Change Your Nickname on Mobile

Changing your Discord server nickname using the mobile app is just as easy. Here's how:

  1. Open the Discord app on your smartphone.
  2. Tap on the Discord server icon where you want to change your nickname.
  3. Tap on the kebab menu (three dots) near the server's name.
  4. Select “Edit Server Profile.”
  5. Type your desired nickname in the NICKNAME text field.
  6. Tap “Done” (for iOS users) or simply save the changes (for Android users).
  7. Tap on “Save” to update your nickname on that server.

Bonus Tip: Use Commands to Change Your Nickname

If you want to change your nickname quickly on a Discord server, you can use a command. For example, if you want your nickname to be “pablo,” simply type /nick pablo in the text channel and hit Enter. Please note that the nickname is case-sensitive.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. If I change my nickname on one Discord server, will it also change on other servers?
    No, the nickname change is specific to each server. If you want to change your nickname on another server, repeat the steps for that server.

  2. Can I have multiple nicknames on different servers?
    Yes, you can have different nicknames on different servers by following the same process for each server.

  3. Can I switch back to the default nickname?
    Yes, you can switch back to the default nickname. Just go to the “Edit Server Profile” page, clear the nickname field, and save the changes.

By following these simple steps, you can easily change your nickname on Discord and stand out in the community. Whether you want to update your personal branding or simply switch things up, changing your nickname is a great way to make your mark on the server.

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