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How to Leave a Discord Server on Mobile or PC

Are you looking to leave a Discord server on mobile or PC?

Leaving a Discord server can be confusing because the “Leave Server” option is hard to find.

A lot of Discord users are unaware of where the option is located especially on the Discord app.

So if you don’t know where the option is, you’re not alone.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to leave a Discord server on mobile (the Discord app) and on a desktop/PC.

By the end of the guide, you should be able to leave a Discord server with ease.

  1. How to leave a Discord server on mobile
  2. How to leave a Discord server on PC
  3. Does leaving a Discord server notify?
  4. How to leave a Discord server you made

How to leave a Discord server on mobile

To leave a Discord server on mobile, you need to first navigate to the server that you want to leave.

Once you found the server, tap on the triple dots icon next to the server’s name, and tap on “Leave Server” to leave the server.

Leaving a Discord server on mobile is different than leaving a Discord server on desktop.

On the Discord app, the “Leave server” option can be found after you’ve tapped on the triple dots icon.

If you’re using Discord on a PC, the triple dots icon is shown as a down arrow instead.

Hence, this interface variance has led to a lot of confusion amongst Discord users.

Anyhow, below is a step-by-step guide with screenshots on how you can leave a Discord server on mobile (the Discord app).

1. Navigate to the Discord server and tap on the triple dots

Leave Discord server on the Discord app

Open the Discord app > navigate to the server that you want to leave > tap on the triple dots.

To begin with, open the Discord app on your mobile device.

Once Discord is opened, navigate to the server that you want to leave by tapping on it on the left sidebar.

After you’ve navigated to the server, you’ll see the server’s name and an invite button below it.

Next to the server’s name, there’ll be a triple dots icon.

If you’re using Discord on a desktop, the triple dots icon will be displayed as a down arrow instead.

Tap on the triple dots icon to open the server’s settings.

In the next step, you’ll learn how to leave the server.

2. Tap on “Leave Server”

How to leave a Discord server on mobile

Server settings > Leave Server.

After you’ve tapped on the triple dots icon beside the server’s name, a navigation menu will open.

On the navigation menu, there are several options that you can choose fromBoost, Invite, and Notifications.

You can also mark the server as read, change your nickname, hide muted channels, and allow direct messages.

At the bottom of the navigation menu, you’ll see an option that says, “Leave Server”.

Tap on “Leave Server” to leave the Discord server.

Congrats, you’ve successfully left the Discord server on mobile.

If you’re using Discord on a PC/Desktop, proceed to the next section to find out how to leave a Discord server on it.

How to leave a Discord server on PC

To leave a Discord server on PC, you must first navigate to the server that you want to leave.

Once you found the server, tap on the down arrow icon next to the server’s name, and tap on “Leave Server” to leave the server.

Leaving a Discord server on desktop is different than leaving a Discord server on mobile.

If you’re using Discord on a PC, the “Leave server” option can be found after you’ve tapped on the down arrow icon beside the server’s name.

On the other hand, the down arrow icon is displayed as a triple dots icon on the Discord app.

Anyhow, below is a step-by-step guide with screenshots on how you can leave a Discord server on PC.

1. Navigate to the Discord server and click on the down arrow

Leave Discord server on desktop

Open Discord on your PC > navigate to the server that you want to leave > click on the down arrow.

Firstly, open the Discord app on your PC.

Then, navigate to the Discord server that you want to leave via the left sidebar.

Once you’ve navigated to the Discord server, you’ll see the server’s name along with its channels below it.

Next to the server’s name, you’ll see a down arrow icon.

Click on the down arrow icon to open the server’s settings.

In the next step, you’ll learn how to leave the server.

2. Click on “Leave Server”

How to leave a Discord Server on PC

Server settings > Leave Server.

After you’ve clicked on the down arrow icon next to the server’s name, a navigation menu will open.

There are a bunch of options on the navigation menu—Server Boost, Invite People, Notification Settings, and so on.

At the bottom of the navigation menu, you’ll see an option that says, “Leave Server” that is colored in red.

Click on “Leave Server” to leave the Discord server.

Congrats, you’ve successfully left the Discord server on your PC.

Does leaving a Discord server notify?

No, leaving a Discord server does not notify.

When you leave a Discord server, there won’t be an in-chat notification stating that you left.

Members on the server will only know that you left the server if they try mentioning you (e.g. @username) on the Discord server.

If your username does not autopopulate, that means that you’re no longer a member of the server.

How to leave a Discord server you made

Here’s how you can leave a Discord server that you made:

  1. Open Discord on a desktop.
  2. Navigate to your Discord server.
  3. Click on the down arrow icon beside your server’s name.
  4. Click on “Server Settings”, then click on “Members”.
  5. Hover over a member, click on the triple dots icon, and click on “Transfer Ownership”.
  6. Navigate back to your Discord server, and click on the down arrow icon beside your server’s name.
  7. Click on “Leave server” to leave your Discord server.

Keep in mind that you can only leave your Discord server after you’ve transferred your ownership to another user.

In addition, the user must be human and cannot be a bot.

Conclusion

In this guide, you’ve learned where to find the “Leave Server” option on both mobile and PC.

You’ve also learned how to leave a Discord server that you made.

Leaving a Discord server is easy, but many users are unaware of where the option is located.

The confusing part is the difference between the interface icons—triple dots on mobile, and a down arrow on PC.

As soon as you realize this difference, you’ll be able to locate the “Leave Server” option.

Further Reading

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