How To DM Someone On Discord

Want to send a message to a friend or stranger on Discord? Here is a super simple guide on how to DM someone on Discord.

Discord’s servers and channels are fantastic for communicating with many individuals. Nonetheless, on occasion, you may desire a secluded conversation with a pal or another user, and you must reach out to them beyond a server.

You can send a Personal Message using Discord’s feature. You may even send a PM to a non-friend if their settings permit it.

Whether you want to DM a pal or another acquaintance, this article will guide you through the steps necessary to do so.

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How To Direct Message On Discord

There are two ways to message someone on Discord.

DM A Friend

If the person you want to contact is already on your Friends List, here’s all you need to do:

  1. Open Discord and go to Home (icon above server list).
  2. In Home, you will see a list of friends and previous conversations. Use the search function to find your friend.
  3. Send them a DM.
DMing friend on Discord


If the person is not included in your list of acquaintances, you can discover how to include them by referring to our instructions.

DM Someone You Are Not Friends With

If you want to DM someone who is not your friend on Discord and you don’t want to add them, follow these steps:

  1. Open Discord and enter a server where the person you want to message is a member.
  2. On the right of your screen, expand the Member List and find the user.
  3. Click their name, type your message, and press Enter.
  4. This will send them a message and redirect you to your Friends List.
DMing someone not friend on Discord

That’s it!

You don’t even need to add this user as a friend. The conversation will remain open indefinitely (unless you delete it).

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