How to make your Discord name blank – Quick Guide

Discord is a free application that lets you text-message and voice-chat with other users. In addition to these features, Discord also offers many other tools. For example, you can share your screen, assign custom roles, create custom invite links and add reactions to messages.

Before using Discord, you must first create a Discord account. You will be asked to choose a username during this process. Your Discord username can be changed at any time. You can also set a display name for specific servers.

This is separate from your username. Your display name can be different across different servers, whilst your username is bound to your account regardless of servers.

How to make your Discord name blank

Sometimes, you may wish to leave your username blank as a method of making yourself invisible. There are also ways to make your profile picture invisible.

This would make you difficult to find in places like the server members list. Making your Discord name blank can also help protect your privacy, especially in larger servers where you’re not familiar with everyone.

You can make your Discord name blank in both Desktop and Mobile. Making your Discord name blank is fairly simple to achieve. You just need to replace your username with the special symbol ˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞ .

Discord is unable to showcase this symbol, so it ends up being invisible. Keep in mind that you can only make your username blank using this method. You cannot make your display name blank by changing it. If you leave your display name empty, it will default to showcasing your username.

You should also try to avoid changing your username too many times in succession. There is a limit to how many times your username can be changed within a certain time frame. If you’ve reached the limit, Discord will not allow you to change your username until a certain amount of time has passed.

We’ll now discuss in detail how you can change your Discord name and make it blank.

For Desktop

Launch the Discord app and open up the user settings. You can access these settings by clicking the gear next to your username. This should be located in the bottom left. By default, you should be taken to the ‘my account’ tab.

Near the top of the page, there should be your account information. In the section for ‘username’, click on the ‘edit’ option.

Now, you replace your username with the ˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞  symbol. Enter your current password for Discord to verify the changes. Your username should now be invisible.

For iOS

Open the Discord client, and press the three lines in the top left. This will open up the left side tab, which will allow you to make your Discord name invisible.

Press on your profile icon in the lower right to access the user settings. Select the ‘account’ tab. Your account information should be displayed there.

Locate the section for ‘username’, and press on it. It should be near the top of the page. You can now replace your username with the ˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞  symbol.

Remember to not leave any spaces in the username. Your username should now be invisible.

For Android

Launch the Discord application, and press the three lines in the top left. Select your profile icon in the bottom right corner to open up the user settings. Navigate to the ‘my account’ tab. You should be able to find your account details here.

Locate the ‘username’ section, and press on it. You can now edit your username. Replace your current username with the ˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞  symbol and save the changes. Your Discord name should now be blank.

How to make my profile picture blank

As well as having an invisible Discord name, you can also choose to make your Discord profile picture blank. You just need to save a transparent image onto your device, and make it your new profile picture in Discord.

Getting an invisible Discord avatar is quite straightforward. For example, the image below is a transparent image.

There’s an image here, honestly!

Once you’ve downloaded the transparent image, launch the Discord app. Select the gear icon in the lower left to open the settings. Navigate to the ‘user profile’ tab.


Next, select the ‘change avatar’ option. Double-click on the transparent image you downloaded to set it as your new profile picture. Once you’re done, apply and save the changes you’ve made. Your profile picture should now be invisible.


In conclusion, you can only make your Discord name blank by changing your username. You display name will default to your username if left blank. You can make your username blank by replacing your username with the ˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞˞  symbol.

Make sure to not leave any spaces in the username when doing this. Confirm the changes made, and your username should now be invisible. You can do this on both Desktop and Mobile versions of the app.

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