How To Report Someone on Discord from Any Device?

It is quite possible that you might have encountered an inappropriate Discord activity or message which you believe, have violated the Discord’s Terms of Service or Community Guidelines but didn’t know how to report it. Need not to worry! You can read this article to know how to report someone on Discord.

Who All Can Report A Problem On Discord?

Below individuals can report a problem on Discord.

  • A Discord User

    If you are a Discord user and encounter an inappropriate activity or message which violates the Terms of Service or Community Guidelines of Discord, you can report it on Discord.

  • A Non Discord User

    If you aren’t a Discord user but notices some inappropriate activity on Discord which you believe, have violated the Terms of Use or Community Guidelines of Discord, you can report it to Discord.

  • Parent Of A Discord User

    If you are a Parent of a Discord user and notices an inappropriate activity or message which have violated the Terms of Use or Community Guidelines, you can report it to Discord.

How To Report Someone On Discord?

In order to report someone on Discord, firstly you must confirm that the particular activity or message you’re going to report has violated the Discord’s Terms of Service or Community Guidelines as making false or malicious reports is also amongst the violations of Discord’s Community Guidelines. If you are unsure or you aren’t much familiar with Discord’s Terms of Service or Community Guidelines, consider referring to the Terms of Service or Community Guidelines. You may also refer to some of the Discord’s Terms of Service or Community Guidelines violations mentioned below before getting to know how to report someone on Discord.

  • Participating or encouraging hate speech on a person or community.
  • Participating or encouraging harassing or bullying.
  • Engaging in conduct that is fraudulent or illegal.
  • Stalking or abusing anyone.
  • Uploading or sending viruses or other malicious programs or software.
  • Engaging in hacking or any such inappropriate activity.
  • Copyright infringement.
  • Spamming.

Once you’re sure that the particular activity or message you’re going to report has violated the Terms of Service or Community Guidelines, you may follow the below steps to report it to Discord.

For A Existing Discord User

If you are a Discord user and have encountered any inappropriate activity or message on the server or chat-room, you may consider reporting it to the server’s moderators or holder first as they might be able to resolve it immediately.

If you have encountered it on Direct Message or reaching out to the server moderators didn’t work for you, follow the below steps to report it to the Discord.

To be remembered that you may also consider blocking the user by which you’ll no longer receive their messages or see their contents.

Desktop Or Android Devices

Let us now take a look at various methods to report users on different platforms.

Step-1: Attain Message Link

If you are going report any particular message, you need to attain the message link of the message you are going to report so that the Discord support team can prob into the particular problem. If you want to report a number of messages, you may simply attain the message link of anyone and mention the other while briefing the problem. To be noted the message link cannot be attained if the particular message has been deleted. In such cases, you may try giving the message link of the prior or next message of the particular message you want to report and explain the same while briefing the problem. To attain the message link, you may follow the below steps.

Or, if you’re going to report any particular activity of which message link can’t be attained, you may skip this step and follow the next step and select appropriate report type under the Report type column.

On Desktop

On Desktop, you may follow the below steps to attain the message link.

  • Log-in to Discord.
  • Open the chat. Move the cursor on the particular message you want to delete and click on the more options icon on the far right.
  • From the drop-down menu, select Copy Message Link.

Now the message link will be copied to the clipboard and you may paste it anywhere and save it or use it directly while reporting the problem.

On Android Devices

Firstly you need to enable the Developer mode in order to attain the message link of the particular message you want to report. To enable the Developer mode, follow the below steps.

  • Open Discord app and click on the Discord icon on the bottom right corner.

  • Scroll down and under App Settings, select Behavior.

  • Under Chat Behavior, enable Developer Mode.

Once you have enabled Developer mode, you may follow the below steps to attain the message link of the particular message you want to report.

  • Tap and hold the particular message you want to report.

  • From the drop-down menu, select Share.

  • From the options, select Copy to clipboard.

Now the message link will be copied to the clipboard and you may paste it anywhere and save it or use it directly while reporting the problem.

Step-2: Report The Problem

Once you have attained the message link of the particular message you want to report, click on Report Form, complete the form and click on Submit.

IOS Devices

To report a problem on an IOS device, follow the below steps.

  • Open the Discord app.
  • Tap and hold the particular message you want to report.

  • From the drop-down menu, select Report.

  • Select the reason why you’re reporting the particular message and click on Report.

If You Are A Non Discord User

If you are not a Discord user but notices any inappropriate activity on Discord, you may follow the below steps to report it to Discord.

  • Click on Report Form and you’ll be redirected to the report form.
  • Complete the form with all necessary details and click on Submit.

If You Are The Parent Of A Discord User

Follow the below steps to report a problem to Discord.

  • Click on Report Form and you’ll be redirected to the report form.
  • Under the Report Type column, select ‘Parent of a user’
  • Complete the form with all necessary details and give a concise description of the problem.
  • Click on Submit to report the problem.

You may also report a problem directly by emailing the problem to support@discord.com or abuse@discord.com with a concise description of the issue and all the necessary details. Avoid reporting the same issue multiple times as it is also amongst the violations of Discord’s community guidelines.

Confirmation message from the Discord support team

Conclusion

Well, this is all about how to report someone on Discord. Please note that the Discord support team may take some time to respond to your request. If it’s a crucial circumstance where the action needs to be taken quickly or you haven’t received any updates regarding the reported problem for a while, you may email your concern to support@discord.com.

Hope you find it useful.

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