change nickname on discord

How to Change Nickname on Discord Desktop

Discord is a platform where different people around the world communicate with each other through voice, text, and video chat. Discord was mainly developed for gamers but now it is used by all types of communities which includes business people, YouTubers, students, and many more.

  • Using Server Profile to Change Nickname on Discord
  • Using Gear icon to Change Nickname on Discord

Let start with the first method.

Method 1: Using Server Profile to Change Nickname on Discord

Discord provides a facility to its users to use their nicknames on the servers. In case of changing or adding a Nickname to your Server follow the below-mentioned steps

Step 1: Open Discord

Open the “Discord” app from the “Startup” menu.

Step 2: Select Server

Now, select the server for which you want to change your Nickname. For instance, here we have selected “Zoha Hameed’s Server” which we are going to change its Nickname.

Step 3: Select Edit Server Profile

After you have clicked choose the server and click on the menu. A menu of options will appear. Now from there select “Edit Server Profile”.                                                                                                                                                            

Step 4: Change the Nickname

Now click on the Nickname box and enter the Nickname of your own desire. Here we have given the nickname “Unix hint” and then clicked on “Save Changes”.

Step 5: Select ESC

Congratulations! You have successfully changed your “Nickname”.

Method 2: Using Gear icon to Change Nickname on Discord

On Discord, you can also change your nickname by utilizing the gear icon.

Step 1: User Settings

Select “User Settings” by clicking on the “gear” like icon as shown below:

Step 2: Profile

 Click on the “Profile” option in the menu and after that click on “Server Profile”:

Step 3: Change the Nickname

Here, you will see the “Nickname Field”, change the nickname of your own choice:

That’s all for the guide. Make sure to double-check your nickname after changing it to ensure it is displayed correctly to other users.


In this article, we have changed “Nickname” on the “Discord” server by selecting a discord server and then from the menu choosing “Edit Discord Server”, from the dialogue box type Nickname you want to add to the discord server lastly click on save changes.

Additionally, we also discussed a second method of changing your nickname on Discord by using the gear icon in the User Settings and editing your Server Profile. These are the steps that you have to follow to change the “Nickname” on “Discord”.

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