How to uninstall Discord (PC and mobile)
Discord is a popular application among gamers and is used to send text messages and voice chats. Of course, Discord has many features, but the main reason for using it is to chat.
Sometimes we need to uninstall Discord from the phone or desktop due to not using it or the errors that occurred in the program.
If you are looking for a method to completely reinstall or remove Discord, stay with us.
In this article, we’ll tell you how to uninstall Discord from any device, including Windows, Mac, Android, and iPhone.
Where is Discord installed on the system?
To uninstall Discord from your device, you need to know where the application has been installed. This information will help you uninstall it completely and more easily. To find the location of Discord, type “%localappdata%\Discord” in the search box of the start menu and then search it. Finally, you will reach the path where you have installed Discord.
How to uninstall Discord on windows
There are two ways to uninstall Discord. The first method is to uninstall it manually. The second method is to use third-party tools. Uninstalling Discord is not straightforward, and you should do it through several steps. Why? Because after uninstalling, you will remove it from the list of installed programs, and you can no longer use it, but a series of related files will remain on the device, and you must delete them as well.
So, you should find the location of the files and delete them.
Uninstall Discord from Control Panel
Step 1: Go to Control Panel from Start Menu.
Step 2: Enter the Programs section.
Step 3: Click on Programs and Features.
Step 4: In this step, you will see a list of installed programs on Windows. Scroll down and find Discord.
Step 5: Click on it and uninstall it.
So far, you have deleted the program from the system. Now it’s time to delete the installation folder.
Remove Discord from the Installation folder
Step 1: Press the “Windows” and “R” keys together to open the run box.
Step 2: Type “%appdata%” in the run box to open the roaming folder.
Step 3: Find and select Discord among the folders you see on the page.
Step 4: Delete this folder from the system by clicking the delete button.
Step 5: Now open the run box again. Enter “%localappdata%” and click the OK button.
Step 6: Select the Discord folder.
Step 7: Delete it.
Clear all the Discord files from the Registry
The last step is to remove Discord from the Registry. The steps to do this are as follows:
Step 1: Open the run box by pressing Windows + R keys.
Step 2: Type “Regedit” to open the Registry.
Step 3: Press the Ctrl + F keys and enter “Discord” in the corresponding field.
Step 4: This will show you the Discord folder. Right-click on it and click delete.
Step 5: Repeat these steps to delete all files related to Discord.
After you complete these three steps to uninstall Discord, Discord will be completely removed from your system. Considering that the manual installation process was a bit long and complicated, you can use third-party apps to make your work easier.
Getting help from third-party apps to uninstall Discord
If you can’t uninstall Discord or don’t feel like doing it manually, use third-party apps to do it. Using third-party uninstaller applications, you can easily remove Discord from Windows. For example, Revo Uninstaller, Absolute Uninstaller, IObit Uninstaller, and the ZSoft Uninstaller can be mentioned as some of the program uninstallers. In the following, we will explain how to use the Revo uninstaller.
How to uninstall Discord using Revo uninstaller
You can download the Revo uninstaller from their official website. After downloading, install it and use the following method to remove Discord:
Step 1: Open the Revo uninstaller software.
Step 2: Select Discord inside the software and click on the uninstall button on the top menu.
Step 3: In this step, a confirmation alert will appear. Check “Create a system restore point before uninstalling” and click the “Continue” button.
Step 4: Click on “Uninstall Discord”.
Step 5: In the menu that appears, click the scan button to find all the Discord files in the registry.
Step 6: Select all the files and click on the delete button.
Step 7: Again, click the “select all” button, then click on delete.
Step 8: Click on the Finish button.
How to uninstall Discord on Mac
Step 1: Right-click on the Discord icon in the bottom taskbar and select quit.
Step 2: Go to the Finder folder and then Applications.
Step 3: Find Discord among the available applications and right-click on it. Then select the Move to Trash option.
Step 4: Up to this point, the application has been uninstalled, and we have to delete its files as well.
Step 5: From the menu at the top of the page, go to “Go” and then “Go to folder”.
Step 6: Type “~/Library” in the corresponding box and click on Go.
Step 7: Move all Discord-related folders to Trash.
Step 8: Repeat steps 6 and 7 until all Discord folders are deleted.
How to delete Discord on Android
To uninstall Discord, you should:
Step 1: Navigate to the Apps section.
Step 2: Find Discord among the apps installed on your phone.
Step 3: Tap on Uninstall and confirm it.
Another way is to use the Google Play app:
Step 1: Log in to Google Play and tap on your profile.
Step 2: Go to “Manage Apps and Devices” then “Manage”.
Step 3: On the Installed tab, look for Discord.
Step 4: Uninstall Discord.
How to uninstall Discord on iPhone
You can easily and quickly remove Discord from your iPhone.
- Step 1: Go to Settings. Then go to General and iPhone storage.
- Step 2: Scroll to find Discord. Then select it by tapping on it.
- Step 3: Tap on the “delete app” button and confirm it.
If you have tried these ways and still have problem, you can tell us in the comments.