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How to DM Someone on Discord

Discord is a communication forum where people interact quickly through a group chat on servers or privately send direct messages or “DM” to friends. Direct messages also enable Discord users to communicate with someone who is not their friend but is the same server member. People DM when they want one-to-one communication with friends or unknown people for interaction.

This tutorial will discuss the method of sending DM to someone on desktop and mobile Discord applications. Let’s begin!

How to DM Someone on Desktop Discord Application?

To DM someone on the desktop Discord application, check out the below instructions.

Step 1: Launch Discord

To launch the “Discord” application on your Desktop, first, search for it in the “Startup” menu and open it:

Step 2: Open Friends List

Click on the below-highlighted Discord “Home” icon from the top left side of the Discord, and click on the “Friends” button:

Step 3: Select Friend

Click on the “All” tab and see all your friends on the list. Next, click on the friend’s username you want to send DM. Here, we have selected “SharqaHameed”:

Step 4: Send DM
Type the message on the text bar of the private chat and press the “Enter” to send DM:

In order to DM someone on a particular Discord Server, have a look at the below-given section!

How to DM Someone on the Desktop Discord Server?

If you want to communicate with someone through a “Direct Message” or “DM” who is not your friend, but you both are the same server members, then follow the below instructions.

Step 1: Select Discord Server

First, select the Discord server on which you want to send DM to someone. Here, we have selected the “MINECRAFT” server and opened the member list by clicking on the below-highlighted icon:

Step 2: Select Member
Click on the server member name to which you want to communicate through the DM. In our case, we have right-clicked on the “jimkil” user and then selected the “Message” option from the appeared drop-down menu:

Step 3: Send DM

Type the message to the text bar and press the “Enter” button to send the DM:

Check out the method to DM someone on the mobile Discord application.

How to DM Someone on Mobile Discord Application?

To DM someone on the Discord mobile application, follow the below instructions.

Step 1: Open Discord application
First, tap on the Discord application icon to open it on your mobile phone:

Step 2: Select Friend

Tap on the below-highlighted icon to open the Discord main menu, and select the friend to which you want to send the DM. In our case, we will send Direct Message to our friend “Mirai”:

Step 3: Send DM

Enter the message into the text box and tap on the highlighted button to send it:

How to send DM Someone on the Discord Mobile Server?

If you want to communicate with someone by sending a direct message or DM on the Discord Server, check out the procedure below.

Step 1: Select Discord Server
First, tap on the server to which you want to send DM to someone. In our case, we selected “SharqaHameed’s server”:

Step 2: Open Member List
To open the server member list, tap on the below-highlighted icon:

Step 3: Select Member

Choose the member to which you want to send the DM. Here we have selected “WEIRDO” from the member list:

Step 4: Send DM

Tap on the “Message” icon:

Type message in the text message bar and tap on the below-highlighted icon to send DM:

We have compiled the easiest method to DM someone on Discord desktop and mobile applications.

Conclusion

To DM someone on desktop and mobile Discord applications, open Discord, click the “Friends” button and then click on the friend username. Type a message in the text message bar and press “Enter” to send it. To DM a member of a Discord server who is not on your friend list, open the server members list, click on the member username and send a message. This tutorial demonstrated how to DM someone on desktop and mobile Discord applications.

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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.