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How to find someone on Discord?

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Discord was built to solve the problem of how to talk to friends while playing games online with them; the main purpose of this app is to connect friends who want to communicate while playing games to make the game more fun.

People use it to connect with people who have similar interests and would like to share thoughts and memes and talk to each other.

This article discussed finding someone on Discord through your contacts, username tags and nearby search options.

Also read: How to refresh Discord?


3 ways to find someone on Discord

There are three ways to find some on discord.


How to find someone on Discord using Username tags?

If you know the username tag of the person you want to add as a friend on Discord, open the Discord app and follow the steps below.

How to find someone on Discord?
  • Tap on the Friends icon at the bottom panel.
  • Then, in the friend list, tap on the Add Friends icon at the top right corner of the screen.
  • You must know the full username tag of the person you want to add; type in the username in the Add via username box and tap on the Send Friend Request button.

How to find someone on Discord using Phone contact?

If you have someone’s phone number saved, you can find them through their contact number on Discord. To find someone through contact on Discord, open the Discord app and follow the steps below.

How to find someone on Discord?
  • Tap on the Friends icon at the bottom panel.
  • In the friend list, tap on the Add Friends icon at the top right corner of the screen.
  • Tap on the Find your friends option, and if you haven’t synced your contacts with Discord, then it will ask you to sync them so it can find people from your contacts who are on Discord.
How to find someone on Discord?
  • Tap on the Open settings button.
  • In the app settings, tap on the Permissions option.
  • Then tap on the Contacts option.
  • And then tap on the Allow option to allow Discord to sync contacts.

How to find someone on Discord using the Nearby search option?

If the person whom you want to add as a friend on Discord is nearby, then you can use this option to search for them and add them, but you need to make sure that they are using the search option too while you are searching for them.

Open the Discord app and follow the steps below to add someone through a nearby search option.

How to find someone on Discord?
  • Tap on the Friends icon at the bottom panel.
  • In the friend list, tap on the Add Friends icon at the top right corner of the screen.
  • On the next screen, tap on the Nearby scan option, and it will start searching for the people who are also present on the nearby search page.
How to find someone on Discord?

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