Are you ready to leave discord for good? Are you worried about the future of your server once you are gone? To make sure that your server does not get completely removed due to the absence of an owner, discord has proposed a feature to transfer ownership on discord servers.
It is exactly what the name suggests, before you leave discord you grant ownership right to a different person so they can manage the server in your absence. When you transfer ownership on discord, you completely give up your right as an owner. It is an easy process and, in this article, we will learn about ways to transfer ownership on discord.
What happens when you Transfer Ownership of a Discord Server?
When you transfer ownership on discord you completely lose owner privileges. The user you chose as the new owner can make any changes to the server. However, you will not be kicked out of the group. You can remain on the server as a moderator or a regular member unless you manually leave the server.
How to Transfer Ownership on Discord?
As stated earlier it is easy to transfer ownership on discord. You do not need any additional sources to complete this action and it is only a matter of a few clicks to completely give up your owner privileges. Here, we will show you how you can transfer ownership on discord using desktop and mobile.
You can use discord on a browser of your choice, or you can have the discord application installed on your desktop. If you do not want to download the application you can simply open a browser, go to the discord website, and select ‘Open discord in your browser. Alternatively, you can have discord installed on your device, log into your account and follow the steps given below:
1. Go to your server and click on the drop-down menu.
2. Select ‘Server Settings‘.
3. Under ‘User Management‘, click ‘Member‘.
4. Click the triple dot icon beside the name of the member.
5. Select ‘Transfer Ownership‘.
6. Toggle on the acknowledgment option and click ‘Transfer‘.
This will transfer the ownership of discord to the selected user.
1. Log into your account.
2. Go to your server and click on the triple dot icon.
3. Select ‘Settings‘.
4. Under ‘User Management‘, select ‘Members‘.
5. Click on the triple dot icon beside the member’s name.
6. Select ‘Transfer Ownership‘.
7. Check to mark the acknowledgment box and click ‘Transfer‘.
The sever ownership will be successfully transferred to the selected user.
What happens if there is no owner?
If there is no owner in a discord server, it will run as normal for some time. Members will be able to communicate through the server as well. But after some time, the server will be automatically deleted. If the owner of your server has left without handing over the ownership, you can submit a request to discord about the issue.
Go to discord support and select ‘Help & Support for the question ‘What can we help you with?‘. Then additional information boxes will appear. Select ‘Server Ownership Transfer Request‘ on ‘Type of Question‘. Fill out the remaining boxes with the required answer and click ‘Submit‘.
The response team from discord will typically reach out to you within 24 hours. You can follow up with the instructions as suggested by the discord team.
How long does it take to transfer ownership of discord?
It is an easy and instant process. As soon as you hit the button to transfer ownership, the other person will be in charge of the server.
Can you transfer ownership to more than one person?
There can only be one owner on a server. Hence, you cannot transfer ownership to more than one person. You also cannot transfer the ownership to a bot.
It is important to understand that not anyone can transfer ownership of a server. You will need to be the owner to be able to do so. Furthermore, you also cannot kick an owner out of a server. So, if an owner is bringing negative energy to a server you can persuade them to transfer ownership on discord to bring the control back.
In this article, we talked about ways to transfer ownership of a discord server and questions surrounding the topic. We hope this was a helpful article. Let us know if you have any queries.
Also Read: How to Leave a Discord Server?