How to Hide Spoiler Text in Discord

Introduction

Whether it’s a new movie, video game, show, or something else, not everyone can experience it at the same time. Thankfully, you can hide spoiler text in Discord to avoid ruining those events, and people can join conversations when they’re ready. It’s important to note this process is different between the Discord web and desktop apps, and the Discord mobile app. I’ll cover both methods in this article.

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Steps to Hide Spoiler Text in Discord in Discord Desktop App and Website

  1. Open Discord by either launching the Discord app on your computer or navigating to the Discord website.
  2. Type the message you want to send to either a specific individual or in a forum that includes the spoiler text you want to hide.
  3. Highlight the specific text you want to hide.

  1. Click the “Hide” icon, which looks like an eyeball.

  1. The menu will disappear, and you’ll now see two straight pipes displayed on each side of the text you want to hide, and you’ll see that your text is highlighted. Now, when you post your message containing spoilers, the spoiler text you chose to hide will be blacked out for other Discord users, and they will need to click the hidden spoiler text to read it.

Steps to Hide Spoiler Text in Discord Mobile App

  1. Launch the Discord app for your iPhone, iPad or Android device.
  2. Type the message you want to send to either a specific individual or in a forum that includes the spoiler text you want to hide.
  3. Manually insert two straight pipes on each side of any parts of your message you want to hide.

  1. Now, when you post your message containing spoilers, the spoiler text you chose to hide will be blacked out for other Discord users, and they will need to click the hidden spoiler text to read it.

Reasons You May Want to Hide Spoiler Text in Discord

1. Preserve the Surprise Factor

Hiding spoilers in Discord allows you to protect the excitement of a movie, book, game, or TV show. By doing so, you give others the opportunity to experience it for themselves without any spoilers ruining the surprise. When you hide spoilers, you allow others to enjoy the story to the fullest and appreciate the twists and turns that come with it.

2. Respect the Request of Creators

Hiding spoilers in Discord can also be seen as a sign of respect for the creators of the media or event. By doing so, you follow their request to not reveal spoilers, which helps to preserve the integrity of their work and allows others to enjoy it as intended.

3. Keep the Discussion Relevant

Hiding spoilers in Discord can also keep the discussion relevant for those who have already seen or experienced the media. By doing so, you allow the discussion to focus on the themes, characters, and plot points that are relevant to those who have already experienced it. This helps to keep the conversation meaningful and productive.

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