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 1
Desktop or Web App

Desktop or Web App on How to Change the Display Color of Discord

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If 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.

Desktop or Web App on How to Change the Display Color of Discord

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Login using an existing account or create a new Discord account . If you're already logged in to Discord, you can safely skip this step.

Desktop or Web App on How to Change the Display Color of Discord

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Click 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.

Desktop or Web App on How to Change the Display Color of Discord

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Select "Appearance" from the list of settings on the left pane.

Desktop or Web App on How to Change the Display Color of Discord

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Check one the box next to "Light" or "Dark" under the "THEME" header.

Part 2
iOS/Android App

iOS/Android App on How to Change the Display Color of Discord

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Two 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 .

iOS/Android App on How to Change the Display Color of Discord

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Login 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.

iOS/Android App on How to Change the Display Color of Discord

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Tap the cog next to your microphone and speaker settings in the channel list menu.

iOS/Android App on How to Change the Display Color of Discord

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Tap Appearance from the settings list.

iOS/Android App on How to Change the Display Color of Discord

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Set 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.