How to leave Discord Server?

Have you ever found yourself scrolling through an endless list of Discord servers and felt overwhelmed by the sheer volume? It happens.

Just like cleaning a cluttered home, our digital spaces need tidying, too. Especially when some of these servers become inactive, irrelevant, or full of spam – getting rid of these is a great way to declutter.

In this guide, we’ll help you tidy up your Discord. We’ll show you how to leave a Discord server on mobile and desktop. And if you’re worried about causing a fuss, rest easy. We’ve got tips to exit without causing a stir.

So, let’s get started and get rid of those unwanted Discord servers to make your experience streamlined and clutter-free!

TL;DR — Leave Discord Server

To leave a Discord server,

  1. Navigate to the server you wish to leave.
  2. Click on the Server name in the top-left corner of the screen.
  3. Select Leave Server from the menu.
  4. A confirmation window will pop up. Click Leave to confirm your decision.

How to leave a Discord Server?

You can quickly leave a Discord server anytime you want. All you need is a few clicks, and you are done. Here are the steps outlined below to help you leave a Discord server:

  1. First, open the Discord app or website on your computer and sign into your account.
  2. Now, look for the Discord server you want to leave, and click on its icon. It will be listed on the left side of the screen.
  3. Next, click on the server’s name. It will open a drop-down menu.
  4. In this menu, click on the Leave Server discord server you want to leave
  5. After clicking Leave Server, a confirmation box will appear. Confirm your decision by clicking the Leave Server button.confirm leaving discord server pc

And voila! You have successfully left the Discord server. It will disappear from your server list immediately.

Please note you can rejoin any server you leave; all you need is the invite link to that server, and you’re back in.

How to leave a Discord Server on Mobile?

If you are using Discord on your Android or iPhone, don’t worry; leaving a Discord server on mobile is just as straightforward. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Open the Discord app on your mobile device.
  2. Look for the server you wish to leave and open it.
  3. Tap on the Server Name to open Server server menu on discord mobile
  4. Scroll down and tap on the Leave Server option.leaver server option discord mobile app
  5. A confirmation pop-up will appear. Tap on the Yes button to confirm your decision.confirm leaving discord server on mobile

Congratulations! You’ve successfully left the server on your Android or iPhone. Like the desktop version, the server will no longer appear in your server list, simplifying your Discord interface.

How to leave Discord server without anyone knowing?

Don’t worry; Discord doesn’t notify other members when you leave a server. Your disappearance from the server’s member list is the only indication of you leaving. Unless someone is specifically looking for you on the list, they probably won’t notice.

However, if you’ve been particularly active or prominent in a server, or it’s a small community, members might notice your absence. In that case, you can send a private message to the server owner or any close friends on the server, letting them know you are leaving.

But if you prefer not to broadcast your departure and want to leave quietly, then follow these steps:

  • Gradually reduce your activity on the server before you leave. This will make your eventual departure less conspicuous.
  • Change your nickname and profile picture to something generic before you leave. This way, your name won’t immediately stand out in the member list.
  • If necessary, unfriend those who you don’t want to keep in touch with or those who might make a fuss about you leaving the server.
  • Lastly, when you’re ready to leave, follow the steps described above for leaving a server, either from desktop or mobile.

In the end, remember that it’s your choice whether to stay or leave a server, and you’re under no obligation to stay in a space no longer relevant to you.

How to leave discord server as owner?

Discord doesn’t directly allow you to leave a server as an owner. If you own a Discord server and want to leave it, you can only do it after transferring the ownership to another member, or you can delete the server, which will remove it for all members. Here’s how to do both:

Transfer Ownership

To transfer Server Ownership, go to Server Settings > Members, right-click on the member’s name, and choose the Transfer Ownership option to transfer ownership of your Discord server.

confirm transfer ownership on discord pc

After transferring ownership, you can leave the server by following the above steps.

Delete Server

If you don’t want to transfer ownership or the server is irrelevant to everyone, you can delete it.

To delete the Discord server you own, go to Server Settings, scroll down to the bottom, and select Delete Server. Then, press the Delete Server button to confirm deleting the server.

select delete server from side bar discord pc

How to report a Discord server and leave?

If you’re dealing with a Discord server that violates Discord’s Community Guidelines or Terms of Service, you should report it to Discord in the first place before leaving it.

Discord mobile app provides an easy way to report any Discord server. Just open the server you wish to report, then tap on its name to open the server menu. Scroll down, then select Report Server option and follow the instructions to report that server to Discord.

report discord server from mobile app

However, on the desktop app, the process involves manually submitting the violation report to Discord support. You’ll first need to get its Server ID by right-clicking on the server’s name and selecting the Copy Server ID option. If you can’t find this option, ensure your Discord app’s advanced settings enable Developer Mode.

Once you’ve copied the Server ID, submit a report ticket to Discord’s Trust and Safety team via their online reporting form. In this report ticket, include the Server ID, a detailed description of the violation, and any supporting evidence, such as screenshots or chat logs.

After reporting the server, you can leave it by following the abovementioned steps. By reporting and leaving the problematic server, you protect yourself and contribute towards making Discord a safer platform for everyone in the community.

Mute Discord server, in case you don’t want to leave it!

Some Discord servers can get quite noisy with constant notifications. If you want to reduce the noise from such Discord servers, leaving it might not be the best solution. Instead, you can choose to mute the server.

Simply right-click on the Server you want to mute, then from the menu, choose Mute, then select Until I turn it back on to mute it indefinitely.

mute discord server indefinitely on pc

This way, you won’t receive any notifications from the server, but you can still check in and participate in conversations when you want to, without needing to leave it.

That said, we hope these tips help you manage your Discord servers effectively. Whether it’s leaving a server, muting notifications, or even reporting problematic servers, Discord provides all the necessary tools to maintain your online comfort. Happy gaming and socializing on Discord.

About the author

Anubhav Bhatnagar
Anubhav Bhatnagar
He is your friendly neighbor who love learning and sharing it with everyone. A nerd who loves observing, exploring, and critiquing. He fancies good design, and it trying to find his way somewhere in between minimalism and essentialism.You can connect with him @AnooBav on all social platforms.

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