How to stop Discord from opening on startup? (Updated method)
Discord is an application mostly used by PC gamers for communication, live stream, and chat purposes. Now Gamers stream different games every day because their communication mostly based on this application. So, they need to use Discord on startup.
Discord app developed to give a better user experience. To make Discord user friendly, its developers include some features like Auto-Start, Free video calling and live screen share, voice chat, and dedicated server.
But as a regular user, you might face some issues with discord default settings ( activated while installed ) like Automatic Startup.
Many windows applications open automatically during startup by default. Also, many applications may start automatically after every time you reboot your Pc. These applications can put a heavy load on your Computer and cause a slow user experience.
Many users want to stop this Discord Autostart feature.
Today we will guide you on how to stop discord app from opening on startup automatically on your Windows Computer.
Ways to turn off Discord Autostart feature
There are 3 different methods you can use to turn off the auto start.
- Turn off with Task Manager
- Turn off with Discord app’s setting ( updated version )
- Turn off with taskbar setting ( old version )
You can use any one of these methods or all at a time.
Method 1: Turn off Discord Autostart with Task Manager
Step 1: Open task manager
Ways to open task manager :
- Right-click on your Windows taskbar. You can choose the task manager from the list.
- Press CTRL + ALT + DELETE > Task manager
- click start > Run > write taskmgr.exe
- Open process list press CTRL + SHIFT + ESCAPE
Step 2: Select the Startup tab.
Step 3: select the discord app and change it to disable
Your problem solved 😀
Method 2: Turn off with Discord setting ( for updated Discord)
Step 1: open Discord
Step 2: left click on user setting icon
Step 3: Scroll to windows settings
Step 4: left click on windows settings to see details panel
Step 5: disable open discord setting ( toggle will be turn grey when disable and blue when enable )
Now you can exit, now Discord will not start immediately after rebooting your Pc.
Method 3: Turn off Discord with taskbar setting ( only for old discord version )
*** Use method 2 for new discord version
Step 1: Go to the taskbar
Step 2: open tray by clicking ( ^ ) icon
Step 3: Right-click on discord icon
Step 4: you can see “Run Discord when my computer starts”> left click on it to uncheck the option
( check means Discord will auto start after every reboot or start and uncheck this option means Discord will not auto-start after reboot or startup)
*** ( This method may not be available for new discord version user, follow method 2 for latest version )
Now you can reboot your Computer to see change. Enjoy !!!