How to Change Discord Password on Desktop

Discord is an online communication app that enables its users to interact with each other through text messaging and voice or video calling. It also supports the unique features of live-streaming and screen sharing. Discord also ensures the online security and safety of its users. Each user has unique login credentials including login email/phone number and password, which are required at the time of login. Passwords are a sensitive matter and need to be chosen wisely and kept private to ensure the privacy of your account. 

In this article, we have covered the following topics to address your queries related to Discord passwords:

  1. How to Change Discord Password on Desktop
  2. How to Change Forgotten Password on Discord Desktop 
  3. How to Change Discord Password on Mobile
  4. How to Change Forgotten Password on Discord Mobile

How to Change Discord Password on Desktop

Every Discord user has a unique identity that needs to be validated while logging in to the app by providing the proper login credentials, which include the email or phone number and password. Passwords are a way of authenticating the user. Users choose to change their passwords now and then to ensure their online security and stay safe from online hackers. In other cases, if your account has been exposed or hacked, it is advised to change your password quickly. Nobody deserves to be trusted with your personal and sensitive information. To ensure your online security, here is a guide on how to change your Discord password on your Desktop:

Step 1: Launch Discord

Press Win+S from your keyboard together and enter Discord in the search bar. Click on Open to launch your Discord app:

Step 2: Open User Settings

You can change your password within the Discord app. For that, click on the gear icon to open User Settings as shown below:

Step 3: Change Password 

Under user settings, click on My Account, and scroll down the window on the right side. Go to Password and Authentication and click on Change Password:

A new “Update your password window pops up. Provide a new (strong) password with the current one in the relevant boxes and hit Done. Make sure to choose a strong and long password that includes special characters too. Choosing a strong password lowers the data leak risks:

Your password is now successfully changed. On successful password change, you are redirected to the Discord home screen.

How to Change Forgotten Password on Discord Desktop 

If you have logged out of your Discord app and are unable to remember the password to log in again, then you can reset the password by using the following guide:

Open your Discord app, and on the login page, enter your email registered with Discord. Hit on Forgot your password? as highlighted in the image below:

A new window pops up with Instructions sent notification. After reading the instructions, which basically indicate that check your registered email and hit Okay to proceed further:

Open your Gmail inbox and look for the email from Discord. Open the email and click on Reset Password:

Enter your new password and click on Change Password:

On successfully changing the password, you will be logged into your account with the updated password. Make sure to remember the password for logging into your app next time:

How to Change Discord Password on Mobile

If you are a Discord mobile user, and you want to change your password, then refer to the guide below to understand the process:

Step 1: Open the Discord App

Look for the Discord app on your mobile home screen and tap on it to open: 

Step 2: Open Profile View

From the bottom of the home screen on your Discord, tap on the profile icon located in the right-most position. From the profile view, tap on Account:

Go to the Password section to make changes to the password:

From the Update Your Password window, utilize the password fields for specifying a new password by providing the current on

How to Change Forgotten Password on Discord Mobile

If you have forgotten your password, and you want to reset it on Discord mobile, then follow the below-given guide:

Step 1: Open Your Discord App

Tap on the Discord app on your phone’s home screen and open the login page. Enter your account email and click on Forgot your Password?:

Confirm your human identity by tapping on Confirm:

A notification page appears that refers you to the inbox of your email. Tap on Okay to exit the page:

Step 2: Open your Email Inbox

In my case, I have used a Gmail account, so navigating to the Gmail inbox from the home screen:

Look for the most recent email from Discord related to password reset and open it. Tap on the Reset Password option:

Choose your browser to continue:

Now enter your new password and tap on Change Password to update your password:

On successful update of the password, you will be logged into your Discord app.

Conclusion

To change the Discord password on the desktop, open the app. Go to the User Settings from the bottom of the home screen. Click on My Account, and scroll down the window on the right side. Go to Password and Authentication and click on Change Password. Providing the new credentials along with the current ones is the key to completing the password-changing process. If you are not logged into your app and have forgotten the password too, then you can reset the password by typing your account’s email and clicking on forgot the password from the login page. This will send you the reset email, and you will be able to update your password to log in to your account.