How to Change the Display Color of Discord
Do you want to change Discord's appearance to all-black, or make it bright white? This article will walk you through the steps to changing your Discord theme for computers and mobile devices.
Part 1Desktop or Web App
1If you have the desktop application installed on your computer, look for the "Blurple" and white icon for Release and Public Test Build users or the orange and white icon for Canary Build users. Users running Discord Development Release cannot change their user theme. If you haven't already installed Discord, you download it from or . You can also use the web version of Discord by going or by going to and clicking Login or Open (if you're already logged in) at the top right-hand corner of the page.
2Login using an existing account or create a new Discord account . If you're already logged in to Discord, you can safely skip this step.
3Click the gear icon at the bottom of the Discord screen, towards the left side of the window, next to your user microphone and speaker controls.
4Select "Appearance" from the list of settings on the left pane.
5Check one the box next to "Light" or "Dark" under the "THEME" header.
Part 2iOS/Android App
1Two builds (Release, PTB) have the "Blurple" and white icon. Discord Canary uses an orange and white icon. If you haven't installed Discord yet, you can get the download links from .
2Login using an existing account or create a new Discord account in-app. If you're already logged into Discord, you can safely skip this step.
3Tap the cog next to your microphone and speaker settings in the channel list menu.
4Tap Appearance from the settings list.
5Set the "Light" or "Dark" theme by tapping the option you want. To see the theme in effect, navigate back to the chat window. Do this by tapping the "Back" link at the upper left of your screen, then tap "Close" to dismiss the settings window.