How to Change Username on Discord?

Your username on Discord is the name that appears on your profile, and it’s also what other users will use to mention or message you. A username shows your identity and interest and can be changed on Discord whenever you like.

This article will guide how you can change your username by following the below outline:

Changing Username on Discord Desktop Version

To change your username, follow the below mentioned steps.

Step 1: Open Discord’s “User Settings”

In the Discord app, you need to tap on the user settings at the bottom right beside your profile picture:

Step 2: Select “My Account” Tab

You need to select the first tab which is “My Account” under User Settings. Then, click on the “Edit” button available on the right side of your “USERNAME”:

Step 3: Change and Save USERNAME

Lastly, you can change the username by providing a new one and providing your current password as well. To apply these new changes you need to click on the “Done” button:

Changing Username on Discord Mobile Version

Changing the username on the Discord mobile version is also very straightforward and easy to do by following the below steps.

Step 1: Tap on Profile Picture

Once you open your Discord application on mobile, you need to tap on the profile picture to open the user settings:


Next, click on the “Account” tab:

This will open the Account related information where you need to tap on the “Username”:

Step 3: Change Username

Now, write a new username that you want to change and then tap on the “SAVE” option at the top right to change it:

This is how you can change your username using a mobile application.


Your username represents your identity on the Discord platform and what others use to call or tag you in messages to interact with you. To change the username from the Discord desktop or mobile version, go to “My Account” settings menu available under “User Settings”. Next, provide a new username by clicking on the “Edit” button and then click on the “Save” button to apply the new changes.