Discord

How to Censor on Discord

Discord is a fantastic platform that is mostly utilized for playing games or casually interacting with friends and fans. This application also permits its users to send text messages, share documents or files and send images directly from their desktop or mobile phone to the selected Discord server.

However, there exist chances that any message or image may contain any spoilers or any other sensitive material; you may not want to be visible by default. Fortunately, the Discord application offers the facility to censor such texts or images and mark them as “spoilers” before sending them.

This write-up will demonstrate the method to censor text and images on both Discord desktop and mobile applications. So, let’s start!

How to censor text on Discord desktop

For the purpose to censor text in Discord, you have to follow the below-given steps.

First of all, open up the “Discord” application by searching it manually in the Startup menu:

Then, switch to the server channel where you want to censor a text. For instance, we wish to send a censored spoiler text in the “linuxhint-buddies” channel:

Next, type the desired message in the text field and add two vertical bars ||” before and after it:

Another way to censor a text in Discord is to enter the text, then select it. Upon doing so, Discord will show some pre-defined text options, which include setting text as a spoiler, represented by the “eye” icon:

Clicking on the “eye” icon operation will convert your selected text into a spoiler and censor it:

After doing so, Hit “Enter” to send the censored message in the Discord Channel:

On the Discord server, if a person clicks on the spoiler text, the text body will be revealed on screen:

How to censor image on Discord Desktop

To send a censored or spoiler image on Desktop, open up the Server channel where it is required to censor an image. In our case, we will spoiler an image in the “linuxhint-buddies” Discord text channel.

For this purpose, move to the text area and click on the “+” plus icon for attaching an image:

A pop-up menu will now appear on your screen, click on “Upload a File” from the available options:

Then, select and open up the image which you want to send as a spoiler:

The selected image is now added to the textbox area. To make it a spoiler, click on the “eye” icon that is highlighted in the below-given image:

After performing the specified operation, the selected image will now have a blur effect with “spoiler” text present at the center of it. This indicates that the image is now converted into a spoiler or is censored now. With that being done, send it to your Discord server by pressing “Enter”:

As you can see from the below-given screenshot, we have successfully sent the censored image in our “linuxhint-buddies” Discord channel:

Anybody who wants to see the image will click on it, and its content will be revealed:

How to censor text on Discord Mobile

To send a censored text on Discord mobile, switch to the server channel where you want to send a spoiler or censored text. For instance, we want to send a spoiler text in the “linuxhint-buddies” channel:

Next, type the message in the text field and add two vertical bars ||” before and after it:

After doing so, send the spoiler message on the selected Discord Channel:

On the Discord server, if a person clicks on the spoiler or censored text, its content will be revealed on screen:

How to censor image on Discord Mobile

To spoiler or censor an image on Discord Mobile, firstly, open up the “Discord” application on your mobile device:

Then, switch to the Discord server where you want to interact with people. For instance, we have selected the “SharqaHameed’s server”:

Then, tap on the Server channel where it is required to spoiler or censor an image. In our case, we will spoiler or censor an image in the “linuxhint-buddies” Discord text channel. For this purpose, move to the text area and click on the “+” plus icon for attaching an image:

Scroll throw your Phone Gallery and choose the image you wish to send as a spoiler on Discord. As you can see, in the below-given screenshot, we have selected the following cat image as a sample for the mentioned purpose:

The selected image is now added to the textbox area. To make it a spoiler or censor it, tap on the image for a second, then release it to check the available options:

A new window will appear on your screen, comprising a “Mark as spoiler” checkbox. Mark the checkbox as shown below and close this window:

After performing the specified operation, the selected image will now have a blur effect with an “eye” sign present at the center of it. This indicates that the image is now converted into a spoiler and censored. With that being done, send it to your Discord server:

As you can see from the below-given screenshot, we have successfully sent the spoiler or the censored image to our Discord channel:

Anybody who want to see the image will tap on it and its content will be revealed:

We have compiled the easiest method to censor text and images on Discord. Try it out and send spoilers without being worried about it.

Conclusion

To censor text on Discord, open the Discord Channel where you want to send a spoiler text. Then, type out the message in its text area and add two vertical bars “||” before and after it. For a censored image, select the required image, mark it as a spoiler using a checkbox or eye icon, and then hit enter to send the spoiler image to the server. This write-up demonstrated the procedure to censor text or images on Discord desktop and mobile applications.

About the author

Sharqa Hameed

I am a Linux enthusiast, I love to read Every Linux blog on the internet. I hold masters degree in computer science and am passionate about learning and teaching.