How to Add Custom Discord Background Mobile and Pc?


 The world has become a global village. It is usual to stay away from friends and family for work or education. It allows us to make newer friends but at the same time the warmth and support of close family and best friends is something that the whole world cannot give.

Communities are created online which may be for support, family gatherings, school projects, etc. As Discord helps to bridge this gap it also comes with limited options to customize background, themes, etc. so we will look at how to use discord for to use its in built options and also learn about BetterDiscord which is an extension that allows much greater customization.

Discord Custom Background

How to create a custom discord background?

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How to Install the Betterdiscord App for  Custom Discord  Background?

Go to to install the app >>

Click “Download “(version)” >>

Open the ‘BetterDIscord.exe’ file to begin to install >>

Follow the prompts >>

BetterDiscord restarts on installation.

Discord Custom Background

Using Betterdiscord for Custom Discord Background

Go to themes page on BetterDiscord >>

Choose your favorite theme >>

Download to the theme folder of Discord

The default path of this download is C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\BetterDiscord\themes

Or you could just copy this theme to the theme folder of discord >>User settings of Discord. >> BetterDiscord themes.

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How to Change Background on Discord Video Call to Use Custom Discord Background?

Discord Custom Background

Perhaps your mood does not always match with your physical background. In the video calls you might want to show yourself on a different background. How do you do that? There are limited options on discord still,

Go to Discord>>

Choose the ‘user settings’ option.

Go to ‘app settings’ >>

Go to ‘appearance’>>

Under theme, you could choose ‘dark’ or ‘light’ or ‘sync with your computer’. These are the three available options.

It has been changed >>

Just press the ‘Esc’ button to return to the home screen>>

You can see the changes.

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How to change background on Discord mobile?

How to Change Your Background in Discord on an Android Device for Custom Discord Background?

BetterDiscord is not yet compatible with the android devices but you could use the built in options.

Go to Discord app and select “Open” >>

Go to User settings >>

Go to App settings >>

Go to Appearance >>

Select your favorite theme and appearance >>

You have successfully changed your background.

How to Change Your Background in  Discord on  an Iphone for a Custom Discord Background?

Go to Discord App >>

Go to User settings >>

Go to App settings >>

Go to Appearance >>

Select your favorite theme and appearance >>

You have successfully changed your background.

How to Change Background on Discord Video to a Custom Discord Background?

How to Change Background on Discord Server to a Custom Discord Background?

Your PC should have these minimum requirements.



CPU: Intel Core i5 8600, AMD Ryzen r5 2060

Driver: NVIDIA Display Driver version 456.38.

OS: Windows 10 64-bit. Or better

Let’s get started:

Go to the NVIDIA Broadcasting page. >>

Select download now >>

The app installs and opens

If the app does not open

Visit NIVIDA GEFORCE drivers page>>

Complete the form >>

In product type choose the GPU you are using >>

For download type select ‘game ready driver’ >>

Click the ‘start search’ button. >>

Click on download >>

Download the R455 driver >>

Close the game ready driver and NVIDA Broadcast app>>

Reopen NVIDA Broadcast app >>

Go to camera tab >>

Go to ‘Camera source’ >>

Choose the webcam and resolution. >>

In effects, you have four options >>

‘Background blur’ to blur your background

‘Background replacement’ to use a virtual background

(You don’t need green screen for these options.)

‘Background removal’ makes your background black. You could also choose to show something instead of a black background or leave it as it is.

‘Autoframe’ centers the camera around you so that you could move freely.

So you could choose any of these camera background effects then open the discord app. >>

Go to ‘User settings’ >>

Go to ‘Voice and video’ >>

Go to ‘Video settings’ >>

Go to ‘Camera (NVIDIA broadcast)’ >>

Press ‘Esc’ on your keyboard to go to the home screen.

Now you could change your background types based using NVIDA broadcast app.

How to Customize Your Discord Profile With a Color or Banner?

Custom Discord Background for Your Profile

How to change background on discord profile

Your profile colour will appear as a strip above your avatar. If you apply it to just the discord desktop app, it will appear across all platforms.

To set a profile color, open Discord on desktop and follow these steps:

Go to user settings >>

Go to ‘cog icon’ >>

Go to ‘edit profile’ >>

Go to ‘Profile color’>>

Go to ‘custom’ >>

Pick a new color or enter a hex code of your choice >>

Save changes >>

You have successfully changed your profile color on discord.

How to Set a Profile Banner on Discord?

Custom Discord Background

How to Change Background Picture on  Discord?

If you want to replace the profile colors with image then use banners. Only the users get the paid version of Discord Nitro (not Nitro Classic) can do this.

Just set up the banner in the desktop version of discord and it will show across all devices.

Your profile banner should be at least 600 x 240 pixels in PNG, JPG, or GIF (animation is supported) format.

To set a profile banner, open Discord on desktop and follow these steps:

Go to user settings >>

Go to ‘cog icon’ >>

Go to ‘edit profile’ >>

Go to ‘profile banner ‘>>

Select ‘unlock with Nitro’ (you need to have a subscription for it) >>

Select ‘Change banner’ >>

Choose an image from your computer that you want to use as a banner >>

Resize the image if required to fit as a banner in its dimensions>> apply >>

Select ‘save changes’.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is BetterDiscord?

BetterDiscord is a client modification or extension for Discord app that allows you with greater options to customize your Discord features. You could use it to customize themes, use custom plugins and add-ons, create your own themes and plugins and lots more.

Is Betterdiscord Trusted?

Discord is not going to ban you just for using BetterDiscord until it violates the guidelines. It violates the Discord ToS and can cause security issues. To solve this problem you could use a special plugin and theme store. To upload a plugin just go to a webpage or developer portal.

Is Betterdiscord a Virus?

You could safely use BetterDiscord but third party themes may be risky. So download those themes which you find on BetterDiscord’s official server.

How Do I Get Rid of Betterdiscord?

Open the BetterDiscord installer >> check to box to accept license agreement >> next >> Uninstall BetterDiscord >> A new screen opens where you select the version of Discord you are using. >> Uninstall >> After uninstallation press close.

Now when you open discord it will open without better discord extension.

If your discord was open then it will close automatically and reopen without the BetterDiscord extension.

Delete BetterDiscord from your device.

  • Now, to uninstall the app, open the BetterDiscord installer. Check the box to accept the license agreement.
  • Click ‘Next’, and from the available options, select ‘Uninstall BetterDiscord’.
  • From the next screen, choose the Discord version you’re using by clicking on it.
  • Press ‘Uninstall’. The uninstallation process will complete in a few seconds. Now press ‘Close’.

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