How to Find Someone in Discord without Tag Number?

Your Quick Answer:

To find someone’s ID of a Discord you’ll need to right click on the Username of the profile and then by copy the ID of the user.

When you find the ID of a Discord user, you need to enable the Developer Mode on your device. It can be done both using a mobile or laptop.

You can also find the ID of a Discord server by searching for the server and then clicking on the server name. Copy the ID and it will be copied on the clipboard of your device.

Discord offers the Nearby People feature that you can use to search for people whose tag numbers you don’t have. This feature only works when you and the other person both have an active internet connection and Bluetooth connection.

You also need to keep your location or GPS turned on to use this feature for finding nearby Discord users. Here, you’ll be able to find the steps to use this feature too.

How to Find the Discord ID of a User?

Follow the different steps for the Discord app:

🔯 On Desktop:

If you want to find the Discord ID of any user, you can do that by copying the ID by clicking on the username. You can do that using your laptop or desktop. Discord has the feature where it uses a multi-digit identity number for every user, server, and individual message.

1. Enable Developer mode

When you’re trying to find the discord  ID of a user, you need to ensure that you have put the developer mode on of your device. Therefore, when you’re entering the Discord settings, you are in developer mode. 

As the developer’s mode is located under the Advanced Settings, you’ll need to head on to the settings of your device and then click on the Advanced menu option.

Then you’ll need to swipe the switch next to the Developer Mode to enable the mode. After you switch it on, you’ll see the switch turned green with a small tick mark on it.

2. Open the User’s profile

After turning on the advanced mode, you need to open the user profile of the person whose discord ID you want to know.  On the profile page, you’ll be able to see the username of the user.

Open User profile

3. Right-click on Username

After opening the user profile you’ll need to right-click on the username. You’ll be able to see a set of options being presented to you.

Right-click on username

Click on the option Copy ID and automatically it will copy the 18 digits ID number to your clipboard. You can paste it on any document to see and use it.

🔯 On Mobile:

You can also use your Android device to find the unique number or the tag ID of any discord user. You need to make sure that you’ve turned on the Developer Mode of your device to perform this method on it.

To perform the method on your Android device, you’ll need to follow the steps mentioned below:

1. Turn on Developer Mode

You can turn on the Developer Mode. To do that, you need to first open the Settings application of your device. Next, you’ll need to scroll down to find and click on the option System Management. You’ll be able to get to the next page, where you’ll need to click on the Developer option. Turn on the Developer option on the next page by swiping the switch next to it to the right.

Turn on Developer Mode

2. Open the user profile

You’ll need to open the user profile of the person whose ID you’re willing to find. 

3. Find and copy ID

When you’re on the profile page, you need to scroll down to find the option Copy ID under the Developer Mode heading. Now the eighteen digits ID has been copied to your clipboard.

Alternative method:

You can also open the conversation which you have had with the person, and then click on the three dots icon that’s at the right corner of the screen.

You’ll need to click on the Copy ID option to copy the unique ID of the profile to your clipboard.

How to Find the ID of the Discord Server?

The ID of a Discord server can be found using the username of the server. If you don’t know the ID number of any discord server, you won’t need to worry about how to get it as it can be easily found out if you just copy the username of the Server.

1. Search for the server

You need to open the Discord application on your device and then search for the server whose ID you want to find out. As the results list appears, you’ll need to open the server.

2. Open the Server

Next, after opening the server, you’ll need to click on the General tab that’s on the left side of the screen.

3. Click on the server name

Then you’ll be able to see the server name. You’ll have to right-click on the server name, it will open up a popup box.

 popup box

4. Click on Copy ID

From the set of options, you’ll need to click on the Copy ID option that’s at the bottom of the pop-up list. This will copy the server ID on your clipboard. If you want to find the ID of any Discord channel, you can do it the same way.

click on the Copy ID

You need to search for the channel ID of a server and then get into the channel. You need to right-click on the channel name from the General tab and then click on the Copy ID option to copy the 18 digits ID on your clipboard.

How to Find Someone on Discord without Tag Number?

If you don’t have the tag number of any user, you can still find them on Discord. You can use the simpler way of adding someone without their numbers. Discord has a quick feature i.e the Nearby scan. This feature works only on the mobile app of Discord.

The Nearby feature only works to find the users who are within 30 feet radius. It needs both wifi and Bluetooth connection. Therefore, although this feature can find many discord users easily, it won’t be able to find the ones who are out of the 30 feet radius. Even if the internet or Bluetooth connection is not on, it won’t work.

Here are the steps you need to follow:

Step 1: Open app: Open the Discord application.

Step 2: Get into the friend list section: Next, head on to the friend list of the discord app.

Step 3: Click on Add Friend : Then, click on the Add Friend button that’s at the top right corner of the screen.

 Click on Add Friend

Step 4: Click on Nearby Scan: Next, you need to click on the Nearby Scan option.

Click on Nearby Scan

Step 5: Remember to turn on location, WiFi, Bluetooth: Make sure that your location, wifi or data connection, and Bluetooth connection are turned on.

Make sure that your location

Step 6: Scan for available users: Now the app is scanning for nearby users.

 Scanning for available users

Step 7: Find the nearby users: If your friend has enabled the Bluetooth and wifi connection and is scanning for devices, then you’ll be able to find the user.

Step 8: Send Requests: As the result appears, you’ll need to click on the Send button to send the user a request.

 Sending Requests

The Bottom Lines:

This article explained the best ways to find someone on Discord without their tag number. You can find the ID of some users by clicking on the username of the user and then copying the ID of the user. This can be done using both Laptops and Android too.

But the developer mode should be kept on to perform this method. Even the ID of the Discord server can be found by clicking on the server name and then copying the ID. You can even use the Nearby People feature to find someone on Discord too.

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