- iPhone & Android: Open the Discord app → Click on the Message icon → Select your friend name → Tap the Person icon → Tap on your friend’s profile name → Click on the three-dotted icon → choose Remove friend.
- Desktop: Visit discord.com/app → Tap the Direct Messages icon → Choose the Friends option → Click on All → Tap the three-dotted icon next to the friend’s name → Choose the Remove friend option.
Do you have a lot of unknown friends on Discord? If you have added someone to your Discord friend list by mistake, you can unfriend them easily in a few seconds. Discord allows you to unfriend anyone from your friend’s list. You can unfriend anyone from your friend list using the app or website. In addition to removing a profile from the friend list, you can also mute a profile and even block them on Discord.
How to Unfriend Someone on Discord [Mobile App]
You can get the profile that you want to unfriend using the Search option, from the Server menu, or from the Friends list. The Discord app on Androd and iPhone follows the same UI. So, you can use the below steps to unfriend a profile on Discord Android or iOS app. Even you can use your iPad for the same.
#1: Launch the Discord App on your smartphone.
#2: Tap the Messages icon at the top left corner.
#3: Under the Direct Messages section, select the name of your friend.
#4: It will open the chat box. Tap the person icon at the top right corner.
#5: Here, tap on your friend’s name under the Members section.
#6: Tap the three-dotted icon.
#7: Choose Remove Friend.
#8: If you want to block the profile, click the Block option just above the Remove Friend.
Tip: If you think you are blocked by your friend on discord, check out our guide on how to know if someone blocked you on Discord.
How to Unfriend Someone on Discord [Desktop]
Apart from the web version, you also use the following method on the Discord desktop app. You can use the below steps to unfriend a profile on the Discord website too.
#1: Visit discord.com/app. If you have the desktop app, launch it on your computer.
#2: Click the Login icon and enter your login credentials.
#3: After logging in, click the Direct Messages icon at the top left corner.
#4: Choose the Friends options and click on All to view the entire friend list.
#5: Tap the three-dotted icon next to the friend’s name whom you want to remove.
#6: Choose Remove Friend.
Tips! Enable Developer mode on Discord to unlock advanced features.
Mute Your Friend on Discord
Instead of removing a person from your friend list, you can mute them to stop seeing the messages sent by them.
On your Discord mobile app, long-press the friend’s name on the Messages page and click on the Mute Channel option.
On the desktop version, open the chatbox of your friend and right-click on their name to choose the Mute option. You can choose to mute your friend for 15 minutes, 1 hour, 3 hours, 8 hours, 24 hours, or until you turn it back on.
Unfriend vs. Mute vs. Block
Remove Friend, Mute, and Block are almost the same, with minor differences. If you remove a friend from your profile, the profile will be removed from your friends list. But, the removed profile can text or call you without any limitations. If you mute a friend, you won’t get any notification alerts from the profile if they text or call you. It won’t remove the profile from your friend’s list. If you block a profile, the specified profile will be removed from your friend’s list. The blocked profile can’t text or call you.
Frequently Asked Questions
As of now, there is no possible way to check if someone unfriended you on Discord. You won’t get a notification for the same.