How to reset or change your Discord password

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Forgot your Discord password? Or do you just want to change the password to something stronger? It is easy to reset and change the password for your Discord account. Here’s how you do it.

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Reset your Discord password

If you do not remember the password for your account, use the email address or phone number associated with your account to reset the password. How to do it on desktop and mobile.

Reset password on desktop

To reset your Discord password on your desktop, first launch the Discord app on your computer. Feel free to use Discord for the web if you wish.

On the Discord login screen, click on the “Email or Phone Number” field and enter your email address or phone number associated with your account. Then click on “Forgot your password”.

For the demonstration, we enter our e-mail address.

Enter the email and click "Forgot your password."

Discord quickly opens an “Instructions Sent” prompt. Here it tells you that the steps to reset your password have been sent to your email address. Close this box by clicking “Okay”.

click "Okay" at the prompt.

Open your email inbox and look for the email from Discord. In the email, click on the “Reset Password” link to reset your password.

click "Reset Password" in the Discord email.

The link will take you to Discord’s website, where you can reset your password. On the website, click on the “New password” field and enter the new password to be used for your account. Then click “Change Password”.

Reset the Discord password on the desktop.

Your account password has now been reset, and use this password to log in to your account on all your devices. Enjoy!

Reset password on mobile

To reset the password on your mobile phone, launch the Discord app. In the app, press “Login”. (Do not worry, you will not actually log in).

Press "sign in" in the Discord mobile app.

Enter your email address or phone number in the “Email or Phone Number” field on the login screen to get the reset link. Then tap “Forgot your password.”

We enter our email address.

Enter the email and press "Forgot your password."

In a moment, you will see a message in the Discord app stating that the password reset instructions have been sent to your email address.

Discord instructions for resetting password sent to e-mail.

Access your email inbox, open the Discord email, and tap the “Reset Password” link in it.

Press "Reset Password" in the Discord email.

You will be taken to the Discord page. Click here on the field “New password” and set the new password for your account. Then tap “Change Password.”

Reset the Discord password on the mobile.

The password for your Discord account has been reset.

Change your Discord password

If you have access to your Discord account and you only want to update your password, it’s easy to do.

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Change password on desktop

Launch the Discord app on your desktop (or Discord for web). In the lower left corner of Discord, next to your username, click “User Preferences” (a gear icon).

choose "User Settings" in the lower left corner of Discord.

In settings, from the left sidebar, select “My Account.”

click "My account" in the left sidebar.

Click “Change Password” in the “Password and Authentication” section on the right.

choose "Change Password" from "Password and authentication" section.

A “Change your password” window will open. Click here on the field “Current password” and enter your current account password. Then click on the “New password” field and enter the new password for your account. Also enter the new password in the field “Confirm new password”.

Then click “Done”.

Change the Discord password on the desktop.

Your password has now been changed.

Change password on mobile

Launch the Discord app on your mobile phone. In the bottom bar of Discord, tap your profile icon.

On the “User Settings” page, tap “My Account”.

choose "My account" on it "User Settings" page.

On the “My Account” page, tap “Change Password”.

Choose "Change Password" on it "My account" page.

You will see the “Change Password” screen. Click here on the field “Current password” and enter your current password. Tap the “New password” field and enter your new password.

After entering both your old and new passwords, tap the save icon (a floppy disk) in the lower right corner of Discord.

Change the Discord password on your mobile.

And you’re ready.

Additionally, you may want to learn a few other ways to secure your Discord account.

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