How to Scan QR Codes with Discord?

QR codes have become a popular feature for almost every application regarding security concerns. Discord also offers a way to secure the account through a QR code. It is beneficial for the users such as logging in to the Discord account by scanning the QR code instead of entering the account credentials. 

This guide will teach us the login procedure for Discord through QR codes.

How to Scan QR Code with Discord?

Scanning the QR code with Discord gives quick access to the account which ultimately saves time. Let’s check out the given procedure for demonstration.

Step 1: Launch Discord on Desktop

Launch the Discord application from Windows. Then, the login interface of Discord will show the QR code section:

Step 2: Access User’s Settings on Mobile

Open Discord mobile application, click on the user “Profile” icon to access the user’s settings, and navigate to the “Scan QR Code” option:

The camera will be opened to scan the QR code.

Step 3: Scan QR Code

Afterward, scan the QR code of the Desktop app using the mobile phone. The QR code is changed into the profile picture of the account as shown in the following GIF:

Step 4: Allow Access

After that, you will receive a notification on the phone to grant or reject account login, tap on the “Yes, log me in” option:

Step 5: Verification

Once permission is granted for the account, the user will be logged in to the Discord desktop account:

This is how the Discord QR code is scanned to log in to the account.


To scan the QR code with Discord, open the Discord application’s login interface and launch the Discord app on mobile. Go to the “Scan QR Code” option in the user’s settings and scan the QR code to log in. Then, tap the “Yes, log me in” option from the mobile and grant login permission. This write-up has instructed the procedure to scan the QR code to log in to Discord.