Discord consumes a lot of storage space, especially if you are active on several Discord servers. So if you’re running out of space, don’t want to use Discord anymore, or want to take some time off from your gaming clan, here How to completely remove Discord from Windows, Mac, Android or iOS.
But what happens when you delete Discord from your device? Well, only the application crashes (along with the cache and related files). It will not delete your Discord account. So if you want to go back, you can log in and pick up where you left off. Now let’s move on to the steps and methods to uninstall Discord from your devices.
How to completely remove Discord from Windows
There are many ways to uninstall Discord from Windows. We present the three best ways to do this, starting with the most common method.
Note: We are working on a Windows 11 machine, however the steps will remain the same for Windows 10 or lower.
1. Delete Discord use Control panel
The steps to uninstall Discord using Control Panel are pretty easy to follow. These steps can be used to uninstall any application from a Windows computer. This is definitely the easiest way to remove Discord completely. Let’s go through the steps.
Step 1: Press the Windows key on your keyboard, type Control paneland click open.
Step 2: In Control Panel, go to Programs.
Step 3: Go to “Programs and Features”.
Step 4: In the “Remove or change a program” section, find the Discord app and click Uninstall.
And so. You have successfully uninstalled Discord from your Windows PC. If you don’t want to do it through the control panel, there is another way. Go to the next method.
2. How Completely remove the discord use installation folder
This is the folder where the application and related documents are located. The steps are straightforward. Follow along.
Step 1: Press the Windows key on your keyboard, type runand click open.
Note: Alternatively, press “Windows + R” to open the Run command box.
Step 2: Type the following command in the text box and press Enter.
Step 3: Find the Discord folderRight-click on it and select Delete.
Note: Alternatively, select Discord and press “Shift + Delete” on your keyboard.
Step 4: Now open the Run command box again by pressing “Windows + R”.
Step 5: Type the command in the text field and click OK.
Step 7: Find the Discord folder, select it and delete it using the keyboard.
This way, you have completely removed Discord from your Windows PC. You can go to the next method to explore another way to remove Discord from your Windows PC.
3. Use Registry Editor to remove it disagreement
This method is not as easy as described above, but the steps are relatively easy to follow and follow.
Since we use a registry editor, we strongly recommend it Back up the Windows registry before proceeding with the steps below.
Step 1: Press the Windows key on your keyboard, type Registry editorAnd click “Run as administrator”.
Note: You can also press “Windows + R” to open the command prompt, type regedit.exeand click OK to open the registry editor.
Select Yes in the prompt.
Step 2: Enter the above address in the address bar at the top.
Step 3: Select the Discord folder, right-click on it, and click Delete.
It is! You have permanently removed Discord from your Windows computer. If you’re not on Windows, but on Mac, continue reading.
How to completely remove Discord from Mac
The steps to uninstall Discord from Mac are easy to follow. We have extensively discussed various ways Uninstall programs from your Mac; You can also check this.
Make sure that Discord is not running in the background before you proceed to remove it from your Mac. Now follow the steps below.
Step 1: Open Finder from the Dock.
Step 2: Go to the Applications folder from the sidebar.
Step 3: Find the Discord app you want to delete. Right-click on its icon and select “Move to Trash”.
This is approx. You’ve deleted Discord from your Mac. However, sometimes, residual application files remain on your Mac. So, follow the following steps to remove residual application files.
Step 4: Click the Go menu on the taskbar and select Go to Folder.
Step 5: You need to go to the below folders manually and delete all related files from the app.
With this, your Mac is completely clean of the Discord app you deleted. If you still need to install Discord on Mac and only run it on your Android device, skip to the next method.
How to Remove Discord from Android
Uninstalling Discord from Android devices is easy; However, the steps may vary slightly from OEM to OEM. Nevertheless, on a broader level, everything is identical. Follow the steps below.
Note: For this guide, we’ll be using the OnePlus 7T running Android 12.
Step 1: Open Settings, scroll down and tap Apps & notifications.
Step 2: Tap “See all apps” under “Recently opened apps”.
Step 3: Scroll down again and tap Discord.
Step 4: Finally click on Uninstall. A prompt will appear asking you to confirm your choice; Tap OK.
It is. You have successfully uninstalled the Discord app from your Android device. Now, if you have an iOS device that you want to uninstall Discord on, keep reading.
How to delete Discord from iOS
Step 1: Go to Settings and tap on General.
Step 2: Scroll down and click on iPhone Storage and tap on Discord from the list of apps.
Step 3: Finally tap on remove app at the bottom. Now again tap on Delete app to confirm in the prompt.
And so. The Discord app has been removed from your iPhone. If you have more questions, check out the FAQ section below.
Frequently asked questions about uninstalling Discord
The # symbol is used to denote the user’s unique 4-digit Discord tag, which is automatically assigned by Discord. When a user permanently deletes their Discord account, their Discord tag will be deleted. So no, deleted Discord users do not have #0000.
If you can’t disable Discord from starting automatically, there might be a bug in your Windows system. It could also be because the system administrator could disable this option.
The location of the Discord file depends on the operating system and how you installed it. However, unless you have changed the default installation settings: On Windows, the Discord application file will be located in ‘C:\Users\’.[USERNAME]\AppData\Local\Discord’ directory. On macOS, the Discord application file will be located in the ‘/Applications/Discord.app’ directory.
Discord stores various data on its servers. This includes user account information such as username, email address, user preferences and other data related to the operation of the Discord service.
Take a break from the gaming clan
So you can completely delete Discord on different devices and platforms. Once you delete the Discord app from your device, you’re basically clearing storage space forever. Additionally, you can also clear the Discord cache to free up some space without deleting the app.