How to Stop Discord From Opening on Startup

Discord is an instant messaging platform where people communicate in real-time with text messaging, voice calls, and video calls.

When you install the Discord app on your computer, it gets installed within it in the default settings and gets registered in the startup group of your computer. And when you turn on your computer it starts automatically which affects your machine's boot time.

By disabling the Discord app from startup, you can reduce the boot time of your computer. But how can you disable it?

Don't worry, in this guide, you'll learn how to stop Discord from opening on startup on your Windows computer.

How to Stop Discord From Opening on Startup on Windows

You can stop Discord from opening at startup by going to the Discord user settings. And also you can disable discord from startup by going to your computer task manager.

Here are both methods to stop discord from opening on startup:

Method #1: Stop Discord From Opening on Startup Using Discord User Settings

Open the Discord app on your computer.

Click on the gear icon to the right of your avatar.

Scroll down to the left sidebar and find "Windows Settings" and click on it.

Enable the toggle button to the right of "Open Discord."

Method #2: Disable Discord From Opening on Startup in Windows Task Manager

Right-click any empty area on your computer's taskbar, and then click "Task Manager."

Click "More details" in the bottom-left corner of the Task Manager window.

Click the "Startup" tab at the top of the Task Manager window.

Find and select Discord and click "Disable" in the bottom-right corner of the Task Manager window.

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