How to add or remove friends on Discord

Updated: 06/06/2021 by Computer Hope
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The Discord chat service has many features. In addition to creating your own chat servers and starting voice or video calls, you can add other users as friends. To learn how to add and remove friends, select the appropriate option from the list below and follow the instructions.

How to add a friend on Discord

  1. Open the Discord program or navigate to the Discord website.
  2. If you access Discord through the website, click the Open Discord button.
  3. In the top-left corner of the screen, click the Discord Home button, and then click Friends.

Discord friends selector.

  1. In the top-middle section of the screen, click the Add Friend button.

Add friend button

  1. Type the user's Discord Tag in the text field, and click the Send Friend Request button.

Send friend request button

Note

The Discord Tag is case-sensitive. If not typed 100% correctly, including uppercase and lowercase letters, the friend request fails.

How to remove a friend on Discord

  1. Open the Discord program or navigate to the Discord website.
  2. If you access Discord through the website, click the Open Discord button.
  3. In the top-left corner of the screen, click the Discord Home button, and then click Friends.

Discord friends selector.

  1. Locate the friend you want to remove. Click the kebab menu to the far right of their name.

Discord friends menu kebab.

  1. Select Remove Friend from the drop-down menu that appears.

Remove friend on Discord.

Tip

In steps 4 and 5 above, you can also right-click their username and select Remove Friend in the drop-down menu.