How to Get a Custom Rich Presence on Discord?

Your Quick Answer: 

To get Custom Rich Presence on Discord, try installing BetterDiscord from the official website.

You can download plugins AutoStartRichPresence and BDPluginLibrary by going to the “Plugins” section of BetterDiscord and tapping on the “Download” option.

You have to create a new app on Discord Developer Portal by tapping on the “New Application” option and adding a cover image and Rich Presence Assets. Then open “Visualizer” to see how your application looks to other people and make necessary changes.

Then copy the application ID, open AutoStartRichPresence’s settings, and create a new account.

Then open Rich Presence Visualizer from the settings of AutoStartRichPresence and paste the ID you copied here. Copy-paste the rest of the content from Rich Presence Visualizer to AutoStartRichPresence, edit the buttons with URLs and labels, and tap on done. Then enable game activity by tapping on the option beside ” Display current activity as a status message”.

This show you get a Custom Rich Presence on Discord.

Expert Statement

Can you get Custom Rich Presence Discord?

Yes, you can get Custom Rich Presence on discord, but one must install BetterDiscord first for this to happen. BetterDiscord is an add-on feature that can help you improve the functionality and appearance of your clients.

You can install it by going to the BetterDiscord website and clicking on “Download”. Click on the “Install BetterDiscord” option in the next tab and then on “Next”. Then you have to choose a discord version and tap on “Install” to install BetterDiscord. You’ll notice that the Discord app will open of its own accord, or you’ll receive a pop-up of the latest update.

How to Get a Custom Rich Presence on Discord?

Follow the steps below to get this:

Step 1: Install AutoStartRichPresence

To install the plugin AutoStartRichPresence, you have to go to the BetterDiscord website again. On the top right corner, you will see a list of options. Tap on the “Plugins” option. Scroll through the list of plugins to find the one you are looking for, or go to the search bar on the upper right corner of the screen, type “AutoRichPresence”, and press enter. Tap on the option you are looking for, and you will see a blue “Download” option on the right side of the screen. Tap on it to download this plugin. Your download will begin and finish in no time. 

Step 2: Install BDPluginLibrary > Add the plugins to BetterDiscord 

The next thing you have to do is install BDPluginLibrary in the same way from BetterDiscord. Now that you’ve downloaded both AutoRichPresence and BDPluginLibrary, you must add the plugins to BetterDiscord. 

To do this, open the Discord app on your computer and look at the lower-left corner of the screen, where you will notice a settings icon beside a headset icon. Click on it, and you will reach user settings. Keep scrolling through the list of icons on the left side of the screen until you find the ” BetterDiscord ” option. Then click on “Plugins” and then on “Open Plugins Folder” and drag t the two plugins you downloaded and drop them one by one into the plugins folder. Go to the plugins section and enable them both.

Install BDPluginLibrary

Step 3: Create a new app on the Discord Developer Portal  

To create a new app on the Discord Developer Portal, you have to go to the “Discord Developer Portal” and log in to your discord account using your account credentials. Tap on the”New Application” option to create a new application.

You will be asked to name your application. At the bottom, you will notice highlighted words reminding you of your agreement to discords terms and conditions. You have to tap on the option “Create” at the bottom of the screen to the right. This will confirm the creation of the new application.

new application
Create App

Step 4: Add images to “Art Assets” > Open “Visualizer” & edit 

 After creating your new application, to the left of the screen, you will notice the option “Rich Presence” tap on it and then tap on the option “Art Assets”. Now you will see the”Rich Presence Art Assets” tab open. Here you have to upload an “Invite Image” or a cover image to attract people, and then you will have to add a few images under the section “Rich Presence Assets” by tapping on the “Add Image(s)” option. Then click on “Visualizer” to open the “Rich Presence Visualizer” tab. You’ll see a preview of your application and profile and a list of options on the left to edit anything in the display of your application. 

Add Image

Step 5: Copy app ID & Open AutoStartRichPresence’s settings 

You have to now link the created application to the “AutoStartRichPresence” plugin. For doing so, you have to left-click on “General Information” and then, under the “APPLICATION ID” section, click on “Copy” to copy the link of your application ID. Now, you have to open the discord app again. Tap on “Plugins”, which you will find in the list of options on the left side of the screen. Then under the AutoStartRichPresence section, click on the settings icon at the bottom right corner. If it’s your first time, you will have to make a new profile here by tapping on “Create New Profile”.

Copy App id

Step 6: Open “Visualizer” & paste everything on AutoStartRichPresence 

Scroll down the settings of AutoStartRichPresence and open “Rich Presence Visualizer”. You will have to paste the ID you copied into the Client ID section. Also, copy all the content of the other fields from”Rich Presence Visualizer” and paste it into the settings of “AutoStartRichPresence”. You have to copy everything separately and paste it into “AutoStartRichPresence”. Like, the text under “DETAILS” will be copied by you from Rich Presence Visualizer and pasted onto the settings of “AutoStartRichPresence.”


Step 7: Edit the buttons > Enable “Game Activity” 

Now that you have copy-pasted all the data from Rich Presence Visualizer to the settings of “AutoStartRichPresence” scroll way down until you see the buttons section. You can edit the buttons by adding the appropriate URLs and labels so that all the information is accurate and the links are fully functional. After editing, tap on “Done” to save all your edits.

Now you have to go to user settings, and under the subheading ” Activity Settings,” tap on the option “Activity Status”. The first option will read “Display current activity as a status message” tap on the option beside it to enable the setting. This means that you have enabled Game Activity.

Enable Game Activity

The Bottom Lines:

With these above steps, you can easily get a Custom Rich Presence on Discord using BetterDiscord. However, keep in mind that this is a time-consuming process, so make sure you have time on your hands when you sit to do this. Hopefully, you have understood the process now.

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