Discord is one of the most popular gaming communication platforms today. Many pro gamers, streamers, and players around the world use it daily.
However, if you plan to use Discord while streaming, you must protect your personal details, as well as the server’s information.
Thankfully, Discord has implemented a feature called “Streamer Mode”, which provides you with exactly that kind of protection.
This short guide will help you set it up.
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How To Enable Streamer Mode
- To access this feature, start Discord and open User Settings (click the cogwheel in the bottom left corner).
- On the left side of your screen, you will see a list of different tabs. Under App Settings, click the Streamer Mode tab.
- Flick the switch to enable it. (You can add a keyboard shortcut to quickly enable or disable this feature)
Optimizing Streamer Mode Options
You’ve enabled Streamer Mode, but there are more settings to optimize.
- Automatically Enable/Disable
If you enable this setting, Streamer Mode will automatically activate if you start OBS or XSplit on your computer.
- Hide Personal Information
Hides most of your personal information including your name, email address, notes, connected accounts, etc.
Hide Invite Links
Hides invite links for the currently open Discord server. This is to prevent viewers from accessing your private servers.
- Disable Sounds
Automatically disables all Discord sound effects such as entering and leaving voice channels, messages with mentions, etc.
- Disable Notifications
Completely disables all notifications.
That’s all there is to it. Now you can finally stream safely without worrying about leaking any personal information to your viewers.