How to Uninstall Discord

If you no longer use Discord, or if you want to reinstall it, the logical first step to take is to remove the app from your device. No matter which device you want to remove Discord from, the uninstallation process takes no more than a couple of quick steps. Once the app is uninstalled, you also need to remove any residual folders and cache left on your device.

How to Uninstall Discord

The process of uninstalling Discord is different on each device. If you want to remove Discord from your tablet or mobile phone, the process is identical to how you would delete any other app. However, if you want to uninstall Discord on your PC, it requires a couple of additional steps.

How To Uninstall Discord on a Mac

Here’s how you can uninstall Discord on your Mac. Before you remove the app, make sure it isn’t running in the background, as it could slow down the uninstallation process.

  1. Press “Shift + Command + A” to open the “Applications” folder.
  2. Find Discord in the “Applications” folder and click on it.
  3. Drag the icon to the trash can in the bottom-left corner of your screen.
  4. When you’ve removed it, click “Empty Trash.”

You’re not done yet. Once you have removed Discord, you also have to remove any residual cache or files. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Launch the Finder app.
  2. Click “Go” on the top toolbar.
  3. Find “Go to Folder…” on the drop-down menu.
  4. In the pop-up tab, type in “~/Library” and click on “Go.”
  5. You can look for the remaining cache in different folders. Type in “~/Library/Caches” or “~/Library/Application Support.”

If you find any Discord folders, click on them and drag them to the trash can just like you did with the Discord app.

How To Uninstall Discord in Windows 10

Uninstalling Discord on Windows 10 generally consists of three steps. First, you need to disable the app on Task Manager, followed by the process of uninstalling the app. When you’re done, you also need to remove any remaining cache left by the app.

Here’s how to disable Discord on Task Manager.

  1. Press “Ctrl + Shift + Esc” on your keyboard to launch Task Manager.
  2. Click on the “Startup” tab on the top toolbar.
  3. Find Discord and highlight it.
  4. Go to “Disable” in the bottom-left corner of your screen.

The next step is to directly uninstall Discord from your PC. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Go to “Start” in the bottom-right corner of your screen.
  2. Click on “Settings” on the left sidebar.
  3. Select “Apps,” and then go to “Apps & features.”
  4. Scroll down until you find Discord on the list.
  5. Click on Discord and go to “Uninstall.”
  6. Select “Uninstall” again.

The last thing you have to do is delete any cache left from Discord. Follow the steps below to find out how:

  1. Go to the magnifying glass icon in the bottom-left corner of your screen.
  2. Type in “File Explorer Options.” A new window will pop up.
  3. Go to the “View” tab.
  4. Check the “Show hidden files, folders, and drives” option.
  5. Close the tab and go to Local Disc (C).
  6. Navigate to the “Users” folder, and then to the folder with your username.
  7. Go to “App data.”
  8. Find “Local\Discord” and “Roaming\Discord” folders and delete them.

How To Uninstall Discord on an Android Device

There are a couple of ways you can delete Discord from your Android device. The first method is with Settings. Follow the steps below to find out how:

  1. Go to “Settings.”
  2. Find “Apps” on the menu. Tap on “Apps” again.
  3. Find Discord on the list of apps.
  4. Choose “Uninstall” in the upper-left corner of your screen.
  5. Confirm that you want to delete the app by tapping “OK.”

Another way you can uninstall apps on an Android device is with your Google Play store. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Open Google Play.
  2. Tap on your profile picture in the upper-right corner of your screen.
  3. Go to “Manage apps & Device.”
  4. Select the “Installed” tab.
  5. Find Discord on the list of apps and tap on it.
  6. Tap on “Uninstall.”
  7. Confirm by tapping “Uninstall” again.

It doesn’t matter which method you opt for; you will be done in a couple of seconds either way.

How To Uninstall Discord on the iPhone

If you want to uninstall Discord from your iPhone device, this is the easiest way you can do it:

  1. Find Discord on your Home screen.
  2. Press and hold the app with your finger.
  3. Select “Remove App.”
  4. Tap “Delete App” on the pop-up menu.
  5. Confirm that you want to remove Discord by tapping “Delete.”

To delete Discord from your iPhone permanently, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to “Settings.”
  2. Find “General” on the list of options.
  3. Go down to “iPhone storage.”
  4. Find Discord on the list of apps and tap on it.
  5. Select “Delete App” at the bottom of the screen.
  6. Confirm by tapping “Delete App” again.

How To Uninstall Discord on an Xbox

If you want to uninstall Discord on your Xbox, you can do it in a couple of steps. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Turn on your Xbox.
  2. Press the Home button on your controller.
  3. Navigate to the “My games and apps” menu.
  4. Go to “Apps.”
  5. Highlight Discord on the list of apps.
  6. Press the Menu button on your controller.
  7. Go to “Uninstall” and press “A” on your controller.
  8. Choose “Uninstall All.”

That’s all there is to it. Discord will be immediately removed from your Xbox, and you will have more room for other apps and games.

How To Uninstall Discord on an iPad

When it comes to tablets, you would delete Discord just like any other app you no longer use. Here’s the easiest way you can uninstall Discord on your iPad:

  1. Find the Discord app on your iPad.
  2. Touch and press the Discord app with your finger.
  3. The app will start to jiggle, just like it would on an iPhone device.
  4. Tap on the “x” above the app.
  5. Select “Delete App.”
  6. Confirm that you want to uninstall Discord by tapping on “Delete” again.

Discord will disappear from your screen in a matter of seconds. If you wish to reinstall the app at some point, you will need to go to the App Store to download it again.

Disable Discord Auto-Run

If you don’t want Discord to be automatically launched when you turn on your device, you need to disable the startup option. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Press “Ctrl + Shift + Esc” on your keyboard to launch Task Manager.
  2. Go to the “Startup” tab on the top toolbar.
  3. Locate the Discord app and highlight it.
  4. Go to “Disable” in the bottom-left corner of your screen.

Another way you can disable the auto-run option is with the Discord app. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Open Discord.
  2. Go to “User Settings” in the bottom-left corner of your screen.
  3. Find “Window Settings” on the left sidebar.
  4. Toggle the “Open Discord” switch off.

That’s about it. The next time you turn on your PC, Discord won’t be automatically opened.

Additional FAQs

Why can’t I uninstall Discord

If none of these methods are working, and you still can’t uninstall Discord from your device, then there is one more thing you can do – remove Discord from the registry. Here’s how it’s done:

1. Press “Start + R” on your keyboard.

2. Enter “regedit” in the box and click on “OK.” This will open the registry editor.

3. Press “Ctrl + F” on your keyboard and type in “Discord.”

4. Find the Discord folder on the left sidebar.

5. Right-click on the folder and go to “Delete.”

My Discord Uninstalled Itself?

In some cases, when you try to launch Discord, it won’t open and an “error” notification pops up. This is what you should do to restore the app:

1. Open the Run app by pressing “Start + R” on your keyboard.

2. Type in “%AppData%/Discord” and press “Enter.”

3. Delete the folder.

4. Do the same with “%LocalAppData%/Discord.”

5. Click “OK” and delete the folder.

6. Restart your device.

Now all you have to do is reinstall Discord, and there shouldn’t be any more issues.

Remove Discord in a Few Moments

Now you know all the different methods you can use to uninstall Discord across various devices. You also know how to disable Discord’s auto-run feature. Once you’ve removed the app and cleared the cache, you’ll have much more space on your device for other apps.

Have you ever uninstalled Discord before? Did you use any of the methods outlined in this article? Let us know in the comments section below.

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