Discord, a popular messaging and communication platform, allows users to create and manage their own servers. However, there may come a time when you no longer need a particular server and want to delete it.
But what happens when you delete a Discord server? Does it delete everything associated with it? Let’s find out.
What happens when you delete a Discord server?
When you decide to delete a Discord server, it’s important to understand that this action is irreversible. Once the deletion process is complete, all the data within the server will be permanently deleted. This includes:
- Channels: All text and voice channels within the server will be deleted.
- Messages: All messages posted in the channels will be permanently removed.
- Roles: Any roles created within the server will be deleted.
- Bots and Integrations: Any bots or integrations added to the server will be removed.
Note: It’s important to take caution before deleting a Discord server as there is no way to recover any of the data once it’s deleted. Make sure to back up any important information or conversations before proceeding with deletion.
What about users?
The deletion of a Discord server does not affect the users who were members of that server. They will still retain their accounts and can join other servers or create new ones as desired.
Delete vs Leave
If you are not the owner of the Discord server but want to remove yourself from it, there is an option to “Leave Server” instead of “Delete Server”. Choosing this option removes your account from that particular server without affecting the server or other members.
How to delete a Discord server?
If you are the owner of a Discord server and have made the decision to delete it, follow these steps:
- Open Discord and navigate to the server you want to delete.
- Click on the down arrow next to the server name to open the drop-down menu.
- Select “Server Settings” from the drop-down menu.
- In the left sidebar, click on “Overview”.
- Scroll down until you find the “Delete Server” button and click on it.
- A confirmation popup will appear. Enter your server name and click on “Delete Server” again to confirm.
Note: Make sure you are absolutely certain about deleting a Discord server as there is no way to undo this action once it’s completed.
Deleting a Discord server permanently removes all associated data, including channels, messages, roles, and integrations. Users who were members of that server will not be affected and can continue using their accounts as usual. Take caution before proceeding with deletion and make sure to back up any important information or conversations if needed.
Remember, once you delete a Discord server, there is no turning back!