Discord

How to Close Your Discord Direct Messages

Discord provides multiple servers with different categories where users can debate on different topics according to their interests, chat and play games with friends, live stream, make new friends, and interact with them using direct messages. However, sometimes, unknown people violate the rules and disturb the server members by interrupting their discussion or sending offensive messages in personal chat. In that situation, users are advised to turn off the direct messages.

This blog will guide you about how to close Discord direct messages from unknown persons.

How to Close Your Discord Direct Messages?

To close the direct messages from unknown persons on Discord, check out the below-provided steps.

Step 1: Open Discord App

First, search and open the Discord app through the Startup menu:

Step 2: Access Discord User Settings

To access the Discord user’s settings, click on the below highlighted “cog” icon:

Step 3: Navigate to Privacy & Safety Settings

Next, hit the “Privacy & Safety” option underneath the “Profiles” category:

Step 4: Check the “Allow direct messages from server members” Toggle Status

Check the “Allow direct messages from server members” toggle status. If it is enabled, then click on it to turn it off:

Step 5: Confirm Direct Message Turn Off

As a result, a confirmation box will open with two options. If you select “Yes”, this setting will be applied to all servers on your Discord account. In our case, we have clicked on the “No” button:

According to the below-stated image, the “Allow direct messages from server members” toggle is disabled, and Discord direct messages are closed. As a result, no unknown person will be able to send messages:

We have compiled the method to close the Discord direct messages.

Conclusion

To close Discord direct messages from unknown persons, launch the Discord application and access its User Settings. Then, underneath the “Privacy & Safety” settings, hit the “Allow direct messages from server members” toggle and disable it. This blog provided the easiest way to close Discord direct messages from unknown persons.

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Maria Naz

I hold a master's degree in computer science. I am passionate about my work, exploring new technologies, learning programming languages, and I love to share my knowledge with the world.