How to Personalize Your Discord Account

Discord is a popular gaming chat room that can be customized according to your preferences to make it more interesting to use. Below mentioned are the customization tips you can follow to make it a smooth and fun experience while connecting to the other gamers online.

Change your username

While you’re creating a new account with Discord, you’re asked to enter a username for the same. A username can be changed later if you wish to and the steps to change the username of a Discord account are:

  1. Tap on the ‘Settings’ icon indicated by a gear, right next to your profile icon.
  2. Click on the ‘My Account’ option from the toolbar on the left side of the screen. Next, click on the ‘Edit’ button.
  3. The next window will show the profile details where you can make changes. You can change the name and click on the ‘Save’ button to save the changes.
  4. You may also change your username for other servers you use. All you need to do is, visit the server and click on the downward arrow icon beside the name of the server. Next, click on the ‘Change Nickname’ and enter the name you want others to view.

Discord Avatars

The steps to place an Avatar on your Discord are:

  1. Click on the ‘My Account’ option under ‘Settings.’
  2. Tap on your profile picture.
  3. You can browse the image you want to place and preview it before setting.
  4. Discord subscribers can use GIFs too in place of the images.

Discord Integrations

You can connect to other accounts or servers using Discord. Not only this, but you can also link your accounts to other streaming websites like YouTube. It’ll help other people view what activities you are up to.

The steps to set up integrations to your Discord are:

  1. Go to the ‘Settings.’
  2. Click on the ‘Connections’ option from the toolbar present on the left of the window.
  3. The next window will appear with the icons of the applications that you might want to link. Click to choose any of them.

Customized Number Tag

Every Discord username holds a combination of four numbers at the end. A free user can not customize the number tag, but a subscriber has access to customize the same. You can do the same as changing the username.

The Discord Interface

To check for the customization of the Discord’s UI, click on the ‘Appearances’ option under the ‘Settings’ menu. It enables you to set either of two themes: Light and Dark. Message display settings can also be customized under the same settings, and the two options it offers are ‘Cozy’ and ‘Compact.’

Any Interface customizations made get synced for all the applications that you’re logged in, on any other devices.

Text and Image

The appearance of the text and the images can be customized under the ‘Text and Images’ section of the settings menu.

The changes that can be made are as follows:

  1. Display images and video – You can choose to view images and videos in the chat with the help of this option.
  2. Link preview – You can choose to view a corresponding link that is mentioned in the feed.
  3. Emojis – You can choose to use stickers or animated emojis with the help of this option.

Notification Settings

Desktop notifications are disabled generally and to enable the same, the steps are as follows:

  1. Go to the ‘Settings’ menu.
  2. Click on the ‘Notifications’ tab from the toolbar on the left.
  3. Turn the slider on to enable the notifications for Desktop. You may turn off the sound for any incoming notifications if you want.

Server Notification Settings

  1. There are different notification settings for each server. The steps to change the server notification settings are:
  2. Go to the server for which you want to change the notification settings.
  3. Click on the ‘Arrow’ icon beside the name of the server.
  4. The notifications settings window will appear with three options:
  5. All messages: You’ll be notified whenever a new message is received.  This option is efficient for small groups.
  6. Only @ mentions: you’ll be notified only when the message contains your mention.
  7. Note: No notifications will be received.
  8. You can choose to mute the server by using the ‘Mute’ option.

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