Move Channels on Discord [Mobile and Desktop Tutorial]

In this step-by-step tutorial, you'll learn how to move channels on Discord mobile and desktop to manage your channels and organize them however you want.

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Organizing channels in categories inside a server can make all the difference for users, allowing them to find the sections they are looking for easily. Creating a clean, neat channel disposition will enhance users’ experience and make them enjoy the community even more. In this step-by-step tutorial, you’ll learn how to move channels on Discord mobile and desktop to manage your channels and organize them however you want.

💡 If you’re just getting started with Discord, you might want to first read our guide on how to start a Discord server.

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Move Discord Channels on Mobile

The process is simple although counter-intuitive. To learn how to move channels on Discord mobile, you can watch the video below or follow the step-by-step tutorial after the video.

how to move channels on discord mobile

1. Tap on ‘More Options’

To begin with, tap on the server’s name or long-press the server’s icon on the left panel and select ‘More Options’.

how to move discord channels on mobile

2. Enter the server’s settings

Then, tap on ‘Settings’.

settings

3. Tap on ‘Channels’

Once you enter the server’s settings, tap on ‘Channels’.

channels

4. Reorder categories, text channels, and voice channels

Then, tap on ‘Reorder’ in the upper right corner of the screen. From there, a menu will pop up at the bottom. You can select to reorder categories, text channels, or voice channels.

how to move channels in discord

5. Save changes

Once you organize all channels, simply click on ‘Done’ at the upper right corner of the screen to save the changes.

save changes

Move Discord Channels on Desktop

Reordering channels on Discord desktop is easier and more intuitive than doing it on mobile. To do so, click on each text channel and drag it wherever you want. To reorder categories or voice channels, the process is exactly the same.

how to move channels on discord pc


An organized server is essential for members to participate actively in the community. Another thing that will boost participation and engagement is roles: check out how to make Discord reaction roles to enhance your server even more!

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