How to change your nickname on a Discord server


Discord’s nickname option allows you to have a different name for yourself on any Discord server you’ve joined. This means that you can be called “Mahesh” on one server and “Harry” on another. Here’s how to do that in Discord on desktop and mobile.

Note: To change your nickname on a server, the server owner or administrator must have the “Change Nickname” permission enabled. Even if you changed your nickname, people can find you with your original username.

Change your nickname on a Discord server on the desktop

To start the process of renaming the nickname on your desktop, open the Discord app or the Discord web version. Log in to your account if you have not already done so.

In the left sidebar of Discord, select the server you want to assign yourself a new nickname to.

At the top, next to the server name, click the down arrow icon.

Choose “Edit Server Profile” from the menu that opens after clicking the down arrow icon.

On the “Server Profile” screen, click the “Nickname” field and enter a new nickname for yourself. Then save your changes by clicking “Save changes” at the bottom.

And that’s it. You have successfully changed your nickname on your selected server and members on that server will now see your new name.

You may also be interested in changing your Discord profile picture.

RELATED: How to Change Your Discord Profile Picture

Change your nickname on a Discord server on mobile

Use the Discord app to change your nickname on your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone.

Start by launching the Discord app on your phone. In the left sidebar of the app, tap the server where you want to change your nickname.

At the top, next to the server name, tap the three dots.

On the page that opens, tap “Edit server profile.”

On the “Edit Server Profile” page, tap the “Nickname” field and type in your new nickname. Then tap the save icon in the bottom right corner.

And that’s all there is to renaming yourself on a Discord server. Enjoying!

This way you have a few other options to personalize your Discord account. Check them out to make your account truly yours.

RELATED: 8 Ways to Personalize Your Discord Account

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