How To View Mentions In Discord

Discord has a huge community. Countless people use this app every day. Because of its numerous features, the community only keeps on growing. If you’ve recently become a part of this community, you want to learn everything there is about Discord. 

Of course, this app has a lot of features. But, for a newcomer, they can be a bit overwhelming. That’s exactly why we have decided to make this simple guide for you. We will share everything you need to know about @mentions in Discord. This is something you will see a lot, especially if you join big channels or populated servers. 

So, without further ado, let’s jump right in. This is the guide that can help you learn a new valuable trick.

If you are talking with a ton of people on Discord, that server or channel is probably full of @mentions. If you are looking for that one particular mention, it can feel as if you are looking for a needle in a haystack. You will have to scroll and scroll through a lot of text. And the text will only keep piling up.

This is time-consuming and requires too much effort. But, don’t worry, we will show you a simple way where you can view a specific mention. Before we start the simple step-by-step guide, we will show you how @mentions look like. So, you will know what you are looking for. 

See the screenshot below. @mentions are a simple trick to get someone’s attention. You can easily recognize them by the blue color and the “at sign”.

To find one specific mention you are looking for, you can customize your options. Here is how you can do it.

Step 1

 Go to your home page or any Discord server. On the top right corner, you will see the “@” sign. It is next to the question mark at the end. This is the button you are looking for. Press on it to open the options for customizing your mentions.  

Step 2

 Here you can select multiple different options. You can select to see the @mentions from a certain server or multiple servers. You can filter them out. This will make your search a lot easier.

Step 3

The other menu on the right next to the “This Server” menu, you can choose the type of mentions you want to see. You can select the mentions that include everyone, the role, or direct mentions. Once you toggle any of these options, you will find the ones you are looking for in no-time.

That’s it! Now you know how to select the mentions you want to see. You will also recognize the mentions immediately. It is a fun and easy trick to use. 


Learning a trick or two about Discord can be immensely helpful. Now that you’ve read all the steps, you know everything there is to know about @mentions. This way, you will never be overwhelmed with all the chat you get and you can easily filter them out. This is a quick and efficient way to save time.