How to Completely Uninstall BetterDiscord from Discord?

Your Quick Answer:

  1. To uninstall BetterDiscord completely from Discord, you’ll need to first search for ‘BetterDiscord-Windows.exe’ on Windows.
  2. If you can’t find the app, install it from the web and then run it.
  3. To uninstall the application, you’ll need to first accept the license agreement and then choose the action of uninstalling the BetterDiscord application.
  4. You’ll need to click on Next to proceed with the method. Then choose the Discord version and then Uninstall the application.
  5. Remove the folder completely from your device by searching for %appdata% on your computer. 
  6. Then it will open a list from where you need to delete the BetterDiscord folder.
  7. Open Discord and get into the Settings to see if the BetterDiscord subsection is there or not. If you don’t find it there, you’ll be sure that it has been uninstalled successfully.
  8. To see if you have BetterDiscord in the first place, you can open Discord and go to Settings to check if there’s a BetterDiscord subsection or not.

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How to Know if BetterDiscord is Installed? 

Find the steps below to find the BetterDiscord if installed into your Discord:

Step 1: Open Discord on Windows and tap on the Settings icon

If you want to find out whether BetterDiscord is installed on your device or not, you’ll first need to open the Discord application on Windows. BetterDiscord is known to almost all Discord users. It’s an add-on that can help the users organize and modify the appearance and functionality of their Discord clients. It can help you install and apply themes to your Discord account that can improve the overall experience.

Windows and tap

But if you want to find out whether you’ve BetterDiscord installed on your computer or not, you’ll need to first head on to open the Discord application on the Windows computer and then you’ll have to look at the bottom left section of the screen and click on the Settings option that’s located over there. 

Step 2: Scroll Down to look for the BetterDiscord option

Once you click on the Settings icon of the Discord application, you’ll need to scroll down and check if you can see the BetterDiscord option on the list.

 click on the Settings icon

The Settings icon is sighted as a gear icon at the bottom-left section of the screen.  If you find the BetterDiscord option, then you can be sure that BetterDiscord is installed on your device. But if you don’t find it listed over there as a subsection, you can be sure that you’re not using BetterDiscord. 

BetterDiscord has recently become popular among Discord users. However, as BetterDiscord is not safe to use, you should be careful while using it or it’s better if you completely uninstall it from your computer. Being an unofficial third-party plugin, they’re not verified for malicious code while installation which can be harmful to your system. 

How to Completely Uninstall BetterDiscord from Discord?

Follow the below steps to uninstall the BetterDiscord:

Step 1: Search for ‘BetterDiscord-Windows.exe’ or Download

If you’re willing to uninstall BetterDiscord completely you can do that following the process that is being explained here. 

You need to first open your computer and then search for ‘BetterDiscord-Windows.exe’  and see if it comes up or not. If it doesn’t show up on the result list, you’ll need to download it from the web. 

BetterDiscord

Search for BetterDiscord on the web and then click on the first link. As you’re using Windows, you’ll need to click on the ‘BetterDiscord-Windows.exe’ and then download it. Once you download it, you’ll need to again go back to the homepage of your computer and search for ‘BetterDiscord-Windows.exe’ and under the result list, it will show up. 

Step 2: Open and Run Wizard

Once you download the ‘BetterDiscord-Windows.exe’, you’ll need to click on it to open it. It gets opened up on your Windows and you’ll be able to see the black interface of the app on the screen. In the beginning, it will show you the License Agreement on the screen. You’ll need to read it and accept it by clicking on the square box next to I accept the license agreement. Then you’ll need to click on the Next button to proceed.

I accept the license agreement

Step 3: Choose an Action > Uninstall BetterDiscord & click ‘Next’ 

As soon as you accept the License Agreement of the app, it will open up the Choose an Action page on the screen. It will display you three separate options. One is Install BetterDiscord, the second is Repair BetterDiscord and the third is Uninstall BetterDiscord. You’ll need to go for the third option. Therefore, click on the Uninstall BetterDiscord option and then click on the blue Next button to proceed with this method.

Uninstall BetterDiscord

The BetterDiscord app is illegal and violates the terms and conditions of the Discord app. It bugs many users which is why many of them are trying to uninstall this application to be on the safe side. 

Step 4: Once Uninstall Completed, Tap Close

After you click on the Next button, it will direct you to the Choose Discord Version page where you’ll be asked to choose the version of Discord you use. Click on the first option and then you’ll need to click on the Uninstall button that’s in blue and at the bottom right of the screen. 

Uninstall Completed

On the next page, you’ll be able to see the application being uninstalled as the green line reaches from one end to the other. Once it gets Done you’ll need to click on the Close button that’s at the bottom right of the screen. 

 click on the Close

Although Discord hasn’t banned any users from using the BetterDiscord application, it’s better to not take the risk. Many users face the issue where they can’t understand how to uninstall BetterDiscord from Windows. To make it easier for them, here are the details described in a step-by-step manner. 

🔯 Removing the BetterDiscord Folder:

Here are the steps below to follow:

Step 1: Search %appdata%

After the uninstall of BetterDiscord has been successfully done, you’ll need to remove the BetterDiscord folder. To do that, you’ll need to return to the homepage of Windows and then click on the search button to search for %appdata%. Immediately it will open up a list on your screen. It contains all the files that you’ve on your computer. You’ll be able to locate the BetterDiscord folder on the list. 

appdata

As you’ve already uninstalled the BetterDiscord application, you’ll need to remove the folder too for completing the whole process. It’s always safe to complete any process totally to prevent your account from getting banned by Discord. 

Step 2: Delete the ‘BetterDiscord’ folder from the List

From the list that is being displayed on the screen, you’ll need to locate the BetterDiscord folder. This folder needs to be deleted, you’ll need to click on the folder and then press the delete key on your keyboard. You can also right-click on it and then click on the option Delete to remove and erase this file completely from your computer.

BetterDiscord folder

After you delete it, the folder will disappear from the screen and will no longer appear on the list. Seeing that, you can be quite sure that this process is almost done and successful. You’ll need to close the tab and then head on to open Discord for the next step.

Step 3: Go to User Settings & Check if Removed Option

This step will make you one hundred percent sure that you’ve successfully uninstalled the BetterDiscord application from your device. Therefore to do that, you’ll need to open Discord, and then you’ll have to click on the Settings icon that’s at the bottom left. The Settings icon looks like a gear icon, you need to click on it to open the Settings tab on the left side of the screen. You’ll need to scroll down to see if the BetterDiscord subsection appears on the left side of the screen or not. If you’ve performed the steps correctly to uninstall the app, you won’t see the BetterDiscord option over there. Therefore check and find out if the option has been removed or not. 

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