How to Update Discord [Step by Step]

Follow these steps to update your Discord app.

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Discord frequently launches updates to fix bugs, improve performance, and show new features. If you’re part of Discord communities, it is recommended to keep the app up to date on all devices to ensure the smoothest and safe experience possible.

It’s really easy to update your Discord app whether you’re on PC or mobile. Here are the steps you must follow:

Updating Discord on Windows

For Windows users, the Discord app typically updates automatically when you launch it. However, if you want to ensure you’re using the most up-to-date version, follow these steps:

1. Close and Restart Discord

First, close the Discord application completely by right-clicking the Discord icon in the system tray (located at the bottom right corner of your screen) and selecting “Quit Discord.” Then, relaunch the app by double-clicking the Discord icon on your desktop or searching for “Discord” in the Start menu.

2. Check for Updates

Upon reopening Discord, the app will automatically check for updates. If an update is available, the app will download and install it before fully launching. You may see an “Update” or “Checking for Updates” message during this process.

Updating Discord on Android Devices

Updating Discord on Android devices is also straightforward and can be done through the Google Play Store. Follow these steps to update Discord on your Android device:

1. Open the Google Play Store

First, open the Google Play Store on your Android device by tapping on its icon.

2. Check for Discord Updates

Next, tap on the “Menu” button (represented by three horizontal lines) in the upper-left corner of the screen and select “My apps & games.” In the “Updates” tab, look for the Discord app.

Updating Discord on iOS Devices

Updating the Discord app on iOS devices is simple and can be done through the App Store. Follow these steps to update Discord on your iPhone or iPad:

First, open the App Store on your iOS device by tapping on its icon.

Next, tap on your profile icon in the upper-right corner of the screen to access the “Account” menu. Under the “Upcoming Automatic Updates” or “Available Updates” section, look for the Discord app. If an update is available, you’ll see a blue “Update” button next to the app’s name.

Sofia Terlesky

Sofia Terlesky

I'm an SEO content manager with over five years of experience planning and writing for blogs and social media, helping small and mid-size businesses grow organically. Now, I'm responsible for planning Unita's content calendar—ensuring we are offering valuable content for community builders and founders.

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