How to Find a Discord User ID

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All Discord users, servers, channels, and messages have unique ID numbers. You can join and use Discord without knowing any of the numbers, as they are generally only used by developers. User IDs exist to create activity logs for future processing, benchmarking, and troubleshooting potential issues.

However, reaching them can be tricky. If you want to know how to find a user ID number in Discord, we can help you. This article explains what you need to do to locate them using different platforms.



How to Find a Discord User ID in the iPhone App

Each user ID is unique and consists of 18 digits. Finding a Discord user ID using the iPhone app isn't difficult, but you need to enable Developer Mode first.

Follow the instructions below to enable developer mode:

  1. Open the Discord app.
  2. Tap your profile picture to access user settings.
  3. Tap "Appearance".
  4. Tap "Advanced".
  5. Toggle the button next to "Developer mode".

Now that you've enabled developer mode, follow these steps to find a Discord user ID:

  1. Go to the user's profile and tap on the three dots.
  2. Tap "Copy ID".

Alternatively, you can use these steps:

  1. Access a server.
  2. Locate the user and access their profile.
  3. Tap the three dots.
  4. Tap "Copy ID".

How to Find Discord User ID in Android App

If you want to know the unique number of a particular user and you have an Android device, here's what you need to do:



The first step is to enable developer mode. Here's how:

  1. Open the Discord app.
  2. Select your avatar to access user settings.
  3. Tap "Behaviour" under "App Settings".
  4. Toggle the toggle next to "Developer Mode".

Now follow these instructions to find a Discord user ID:

  1. Find the user's name, go to profile and tap on the three dots.
  2. Tap "Copy ID".

You can also use these instructions:

  1. Go to a server.
  2. Find the user's name and visit their profile.
  3. Tap the three dots.
  4. Select "Copy ID".

How to Find Discord User ID on PC

Many people prefer using Discord on a PC because of its larger screen and easier navigation. If you're one of them and want to find a Discord user ID, here's what you need to do:


First, you need to enable developer mode:

  1. Open your browser and visit the Discord website or open the desktop app.
  2. Log in to your account if prompted.
  3. Tap the gear icon next to your name to access user settings.
  4. Select "Advanced" under "Application Settings".
  5. Toggle the button next to "Developer mode".

Once you've enabled this, follow these instructions to find a user ID:


  1. Jump to a channel.
  2. Find the user you are interested in and right-click on their name.
  3. Tap "Copy ID".

Additional FAQs

How do I find my user ID?

PC users can find their Discord user ID by following the instructions below:

First, you need to enable developer mode:

1. Launch your browser and go to the Discord website or open the desktop app.

2. Log in to your account.

3. Select the gear icon next to your name to access user settings.

4. Choose "Advanced" under "Application Settings".

5. Toggle the toggle next to "Developer mode".

You can now locate your ID:

1. Select the gear icon in the lower left corner.

2. Tap the three dots next to your username.

3. Press "Copy ID".

(ID)entify unique Discord numbers

All users have their unique 18-digit ID number in Discord. The service uses these numbers for easy reference and troubleshooting, and you can use Discord without knowing them. If you ever need to find your or someone else's user ID, you can do it in just a few steps. Before trying to recover it, make sure to enable developer mode.

Did you know that Discord uses different numbers for each user? Do you prefer to use Discord on your phone or computer? Tell us in the comments section below.

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