Did your old Discord group become bothersome, and you want out of it but don’t want others to know you left?
That’s easy. Just leave the server normally. Most Discord servers don’t announce publicly that a member has left so that no one will know.
But if the server has an automated bot that announces member departures or if you’re not willing to take the chances, it’s a bit trickier.
But not impossible. With a bit of technical know-how and ingenuity, you can do it. So, here’s how:
- Change your username
- Change your profile name
- Enable Invisible Mode for a day
- Don’t tell anyone anything and don’t interact with the group
- Leave the group
Even if the bot announces that you left, no one will know you are because you’ve changed your username and profile picture.
Keep reading to see how you can do this:
1. Click the Gear icon
To leave a group without anyone knowing, you must change your username, ditch your profile picture, and go Invisible. To do that, you’ll need to open your Discord settings. Click the Gear icon at the bottom of the Discord app!
2. Click “Edit” next to “Username“
Once you click on the Gear icon, you’ll be taken to the Discord settings. By default, you’ll get to your Account settings.
Look for your Username. Next to it, you should see the “Edit” button to the right. Select it to continue with the guide.
3. Edit your username
Once you start editing your username, you’ll see a text box with your username in it. Delete it, type in another username, and select “Done“.
This will change your username for the time being. Remember, you can only change your username two times per hour.
4. Select “Edit User Profile“
Once you finish editing your username, return to your account settings and select “Edit User Profile” next to your username and profile picture. It’s above the “Edit” button you clicked earlier!
5. Select your profile picture
After you select “Edit User Profile“, you’ll be taken to the “User Profile” page, where you can change your avatar and add another profile picture.
To change or remove your profile picture, select your profile picture under the “Preview” heading. Then, change your profile picture to something else your friends won’t recognize.
6. Select your username
After you change your username and profile picture, press ESC to return to the Discord homepage. Once you’re there, look in the bottom left corner. You should see your username and profile picture there.
Click on your profile!
7. Select “Online – Invisible“
Once you tap on your profile, a pop-up window will open up. Go to the “Online” option and hover over it to open four more options.
Select the “Invisible” option, and you’re done. This will make it appear that you’re not online, which suits your purposes.
Wait for 24 hours and then leave the group. Even if the robot announces it to the group, people won’t even know who you are. If the group is very small, they’ll eventually figure out that you left, but you can’t do anything about that.
Other Ways of Coping with an Annoying Discord Group
You might not want to leave the Discord group if you’re afraid that people will notice, and this is something undesirable.
Other solutions include:
- Muting the group
- Disable Discord notifications
- Archive the Discord group or delete it
All three solutions will achieve the same effect as leaving the group. You won’t receive further notifications from the group, and you’ll forget about it soon enough.
If you don’t know the people in the group too well, they won’t even notice you’re gone. But if your close friends are on it, you may get away with telling them that you don’t have time to use Discord.
Still, I recommend leaving the group and not worrying about people getting upset about it. It’s all up to you how you spend your time.
If you don’t find your place in the Discord group anymore, it’s time to leave, and no one should be able to stop you.
To summarize, there are two types of Discord groups:
- Groups that announce member departures
- Groups that don’t announce member departures
You’ll know what type of group you’re in once someone leaves the group. If there’s a public announcement, you’re in a group with a bot.
You’re safe if you never see a public announcement even though you know that people left the group. Leave the group at any time!
But if you don’t know what type of group you’re in, it’s better to play it safe and follow the steps above to limit your chances of being found out!