How Do I Make a Discord Server Icon on My Phone?


Angela Bailey

Welcome to this tutorial on creating a Discord server icon on your phone! Discord is an excellent platform for connecting with friends, communities, and like-minded individuals.

Having a unique server icon adds personality and helps your server stand out from the rest. In this article, we will guide you through the process of creating a Discord server icon directly from your phone.

Step 1: Choose an Image

The first step is to select an image that represents your server’s theme or purpose. It could be a logo, symbol, or any other image that you feel best represents your community. Keep in mind that the recommended resolution for a server icon is 512×512 pixels.

Step 2: Editing the Image

Once you have selected an image, it’s time to edit it to fit the Discord server icon requirements. On your phone, there are several apps available for image editing. You can use popular ones like Adobe Photoshop Express, Pixlr, or Canva.

If you are using Adobe Photoshop Express:

  1. Open the app and import your chosen image.
  2. Crop and resize the image to 512×512 pixels.
  3. Adjust the colors and brightness if needed to enhance visibility at smaller sizes.

If you are using Pixlr or Canva:

  1. Create a new project with dimensions set to 512×512 pixels.
  2. Import your chosen image into the project and position it accordingly.
  3. Edit the image properties, such as saturation, brightness, or contrast to your liking.

Step 3: Saving and Exporting

After you have edited the image to your satisfaction, it’s time to save and export it in a suitable format for Discord. The recommended file formats for server icons are JPEG or PNG.

To save the image:

  1. Click on the save/export option in your chosen editing app.
  2. Select the desired format (JPEG or PNG) and adjust quality settings if applicable.
  3. Name the file and choose a location on your phone to save it.
  4. Save/export the image.

Step 4: Uploading to Discord

Now that you have your edited image saved on your phone, it’s time to upload it to Discord and set it as your server icon. Follow these steps:

  1. Open the Discord app on your phone and navigate to your server’s main page.
  2. Select the three horizontal lines (hamburger menu) located at the top left corner of the screen.
  3. Select ‘Server Settings’ from the menu that appears.
  4. In Server Settings, scroll down and select ‘Change Icon’ under ‘Overview’.
  5. Select ‘Upload Photo’.
  6. Navigate to where you saved your edited image, select it, and click ‘Open’ or ‘Upload’ depending on your device.
  7. Adjust the position and cropping if necessary, and click ‘Save’ or ‘Apply’ to set it as your server icon.

Congratulations! You have successfully created and set a Discord server icon using your phone.


  • Keep it simple: Opt for a clean and recognizable image that is easily distinguishable even at smaller sizes.
  • Test it out: Preview your server icon on different devices to ensure it looks good across various screen sizes.
  • Avoid copyrighted material: Make sure the image you choose doesn’t violate any copyright laws.

We hope this tutorial has been helpful in guiding you through the process of creating a Discord server icon on your phone. Now you can personalize your server and make it truly unique!

Happy chatting on Discord!

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