How to Log Out of Discord Mobile App


Do you need to log out of Discord on your mobile device, but you’re not quite sure where to start? Whether you’re using a public device, switching accounts, or just practicing good digital security habits, logging out of the Discord app on your iPhone, iPad or Android device is an important skill. In this video I’ll walk you through the simple steps to securely log out of the Discord mobile app on your phone or tablet.

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Steps to Log Out of Discord Mobile App

  1. Open the Discord app on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You’ll land on your Discord home screen.
  2. Tap your Discord profile icon in the row of icons along the bottom of the screen. Your Discord profile screen is shown.
  3. Tap the “Settings” icon at the top of this screen. The Settings icon looks like a gear. The Settings screen is displayed.

  1. Scroll down to the very bottom of this menu, and then tap “Log Out.” A window pops up asking if you’re sure you want to log out of Discord.

  1. Tap “Log Out” again. You’ll be routed to a screen prompting you to log in to Discord on this device, confirming that you’ve successfully logged out.

5 Reasons to Log Out of Discord Mobile App

1. Preserving Battery Life

Discord’s mobile app, like many social apps, can drain your phone’s battery quickly. By staying logged in and active, the app continuously updates and synchronizes data, which requires power. Users might log out to conserve their device’s energy when not using the app actively, especially if they don’t have access to a charger soon. This is particularly useful during travel or long days away from power sources. Logging out helps ensure that the phone remains operational for more critical functions, like navigation or emergency calls.

2. Managing Notifications

Constant notifications can be overwhelming and distracting. Discord, being a hub for community interactions, sends out alerts frequently. If someone finds these interruptions too disruptive during work hours or study sessions, they might choose to log out. This action stops all Discord notifications temporarily, allowing for better focus and productivity. It is an effective way to control the flow of information and maintain concentration on more immediate tasks.

3. Ensuring Privacy

Privacy is a major concern for users on any digital platform. On mobile devices, this concern is heightened due to the risk of physical access by others. If someone is using a shared or easily accessible device, logging out of Discord is crucial to protect their personal conversations and data from unauthorized access. This preventive measure is simple but vital for maintaining the confidentiality of their interactions and personal information within the app.

4. Improving App Performance

Over time, apps like Discord can accumulate cache and data that slow down performance. Users experiencing lag or sluggishness in the app might log out and even restart their device to clear temporary files and free up system resources. This can help the app run more smoothly upon logging back in. Regularly logging out can be part of a routine to ensure the app functions efficiently, providing a better user experience.

5. Taking a Digital Break

Social media can be addictive, and constant connectivity might lead to digital burnout. Logging out of Discord is a decisive step towards managing one’s screen time and mental health. It creates a physical barrier to usage, encouraging users to engage in other activities that might be more relaxing or fulfilling. This digital detox can help users recharge and return to the digital world with a fresher perspective and renewed energy.

About Max

Max has nearly 20 years of experience working in IT across three different industries in project management and management capacities: publishing, telecommunications and healthcare. He holds the following degrees and certifications: BS Communications, MA Communications, MBA and Project Management Professional (PMP). His tutorial-focused YouTube channel earned more than 100,000 subscribers in its first four years, and currently has more than 160,000 subscribers, 110,000,000 video views and an insane 2.4 million hours of watch time. Max enjoys learning new technology, reading and collecting comic books, listening to audiobooks and playing video games.

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