How To Hide Channels In Discord

Does one of your servers have a lot of channels that you don’t use? Do you want to hide them from your view? If your answer’s a yes, we have here a guide for you. We’ll teach you how to hide all muted channels on a Discord server. Whether you’re using the desktop, mobile, or web app, we got a solution for you.


Tutorial

Text channels in Discord give us space where we can chat with other members of a server. Depending on the owner or its admins, each server can hold up to 500 channels.

Although more channels give you more room for different types of discussions, they can also distract the users from finding the ones that they’re actively usually using.

Thankfully, Discord allows you to hide muted channels on an entire server. If you’re having trouble finding the option to do so, don’t worry, we got you covered.

In our guide below, we’ll show you how to mute a channel and how to hide them from a Discord server.

How to mute a channel

Before you can hide a channel on Discord, you must first disable its notifications. Once you do, you can go ahead and hide all your muted channels on a server.

To mute a channel on the Discord desktop and web app, open the channel from one of your servers and look for a bell icon on the upper-right. Clicking that bell icon disables all the notifications from the channel until you turn it back on.

For those using the mobile app, start by opening one of your channels and tapping its name on the top of the chat window. After the options appear on your screen, tap Notifications and choose how long the mute lasts.

How to hide muted channels on a server

After muting a channel, you can go ahead and hide it from your view. In this way, you can organize your list of channels, leaving only those regularly use.

You can hide all muted channels on a server from the desktop, web, or mobile app. Follow our step-by-step tutorials below to learn how.

On the desktop and web app:
  1. Open one of your servers and click its name at the top of the chat window to open the menu. Alternatively, you can right-click on the server’s icon on the left navigation bar.

  2. Check the box beside “Hide muted channels.”

That’s how you hide your muted channels on the Discord desktop and web app. If you want to view them in the future, all you have to do is disable the “Hide muted channels” feature on your server options.

On the mobile app:
  1. If you’re not on the correct server, tap the hamburger icon on the upper-left side of your screen to open the navigation bar.
  2. On the left side of your screen, tap the icon of the server that you want to manage.

  3. Tap the server’s name at the top of your screen. Alternatively, you can tap the three-dot icon to access more options.

  4. Once the options appear on your screen, drag it up and toggle “Hide muted channels.”

That’s how you hide all muted channels on the Discord mobile app. Please note that enabling this option only affects the current server that you’re managing.

Users have to change their settings on each server one-by-one if they want to hide all muted channels on their account.

To wrap it all up

Now that you know how to hide all muted channels in a Discord server, you can go ahead and organize your channels and leave the ones that you’re actively using. Once you enable this feature on your server options, all you have to do is mute a channel to hide it from view.

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