How To Add Friends On Discord

Discord is a popular VoIP application that you can download on your Windows PC for free. It is considered to be an ideal choice for gamers because it allows them to communicate and interact with friends and other team mates thereby creating a lively and interactive gaming experience. With Discord, you can send text messages and do voice chats to your friends and other teammates.

To make the most of the free voice and text chat features that the application offers, you will need to add a friend on your Discord app and adding people on Discord is pretty easy. There are different ways on adding friends such as adding by searching their Discord tag which is the most easy way or by their profile or via your common server and send friend request.

In this latest video installment of our tutorial series, we will tackle the ways on How to add a friend on Discord.

How to search someone on Discord to add friends

In order to search someone or a particular person to adding friends, you need to have their unique Discord Tag such as #0000. Unfortunately though, the only way to search people on Discord is by using their Discord tag. The tag describes the user’s identity with that four digit tag number along with the username as well . Basically, User ID is composed of the following: Username, # symbol and four digit tag. To be able to add them to your friends list on the app, you need those details for you to begin to add them as friends.

How to find friends on Discord without Tag

As mentioned, you need to have the user’s discordtag number to be able to add them to your friend’s list. However, there are instances wherein you only know their user name but not their discordtag. The easiest way to get that information is by simply asking that person’s tag . Unfortunately, without the tag you will not allowed to search a person thus you won’t be able to get a friend request.

Although here is another way on how to search a profile to be able to add people on Discord without knowing the tag : If at some point you were able to come across with those people you are trying to add a Friend in any text or voice chat, you can simply select on their profile picture. Doing so, you will be able to find friends details together with their discord tag .

How To Add friends On Discord

In here, we will talk about the three different ways on how you can successfully add someone on your Discord app.

Time Needed : 2 minutes

In here, we will talk about the three different ways on how you can successfully add someone on your Discord app.

First Method: via User search

  1. Open Discord App.

    It is usually located on your windows Desktop or Task bar menu.Discord app

  2. Login to your Discord account.

    Login to your Discord account if you have not logged in already using your correct log in detailsLogin to your Discord  account

  3. Tap on your home screen.

    At Discord window screen, tap on your home screen. It basically looks like Discord Logo icon located at the far left side of the screen.Add friends On Discord

  4. Select on Add Friend tab.

    Then, click on the Add Friend tab located at the upper right corner on the right pane.Add friend On Discord

  5. Enter Username and Unique tag number.

    Enter Username and Unique tag number of your friends. It is case sensitive therefore make sure the Spelling, capitalizations and numbers should are correct. There shouldn't be space between username and tag when typing.Username and Unique Discord tag number

  6. Select Send friend request button.

    A friend request has been sent. Wait for the user to confirm your request.Add friends On Discord

Second Method: via Profile

With this method, adding a friend via Profile will not be possible if that person is not a part of your Discord server or the other way around wherein you are not part of their Discord server. This means that you both need to be in a common Discord server to be able to add each other.

  1. Open Discord . It is usually located on your windows Desktop or Task bar menu.
  2. Login to your Discord account if you have not logged in already using your correct log in details
  3. At Discord dashboard screen, tap your server. It basically looks like an icon below the Discord home located at the top left corner of the screen.
  4. At the chat list menu located at the far right side of the screen , right click on the Profile icon that you want to add friend.
  5. A black dialog box appears, you will be able to see the summary of the User’s Profile. Click on Send Friend Request button.

Third Method: via Add friend button

If you’ve been in a voice or text chat with a user, you will be able to add them to your friend’s list on your Discord app, to do these, follow these steps:

  1. Open Discord . It is usually located on your windows Desktop.
  2. Login to your Discord account if you have not logged in already using your correct log in details
  3. At Discord dashboard screen, tap your server. It basically looks like an icon below the Discord home located at the top left corner of the screen.
  4. At the chat list menu located at the far right side of the screen , right click on the Profile icon that you want to add.
  5. Click on Add friend button at the drop down menu. A friend request will already be sent to that user.

After following the methods mentioned, you have successfully added friends on your Discord App.