How to change Age on Discord? [SOLVED]


Written by - Mark Arvin Tychingco
Reviewed by - Deepak Prasad

What is the Age required for Discord?

According to Discord's Terms of Service, users in the United States must be 13 years old or older to access the service. Nevertheless, some users of Discord are younger than 13 years old. A "gate" that requests users to self-report their date of birth when registering an account is being developed, according to the business. Discord will lock a user out of their account if they are reported as being under 13 years old unless they can provide formal identification to prove their age.

Age requirements and responsibility of parents and guardians

By accessing our services, you confirm that you’re at least 13 years old and meet the minimum age of digital consent in your country. We maintain a list of minimum ages around the world as a resource for you, but we aren’t able to guarantee that it is always accurate.If you are old enough to access our services in your country, but not old enough to have authority to consent to our terms, your parent or guardian must agree to our terms on your behalf. Please ask your parent or guardian to read these terms with you. If you’re a parent or legal guardian, and you allow your teenager to use the services, then these terms also apply to you and you’re responsible for your teenager’s activity on the services.

Source: Discord's Term of Service

Changing your age on Discord also has other functions, like unlocking communities which are only for 18 and above. For instance, both Discord and TikTok devote a lot of emphasis on ensuring that the content a user is exposed to is appropriate and created with them in mind. In the case of Discord, this entails making sure that no members under the age of 18 can access certain communities. Due to this and the absence of age verification measures during registration, some users can discover that they are unable to join new communities. A user's profile having the incorrect age associated with it is a typical issue, though there may be other factors as well.

 

Steps to change Age on Discord

Discord doesn't allow you to manually change your age on their platform. The only way to change your age is by sending a request.

Here's the detailed guide on how you can change (request a change) your age on Discord

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Do not try to manipulate your age on Discord.

 

Step 1. Submit a Request

You can submit a request by visiting Discord's Request Page. Here you can see all the details that will be asked for verification.

How to change Age on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 2. Appeals, age update, other questions

Fill up the first part of the form, select Trust & Safety > Appeals, age update, other questions > Update my age information. You also need to fill in your email address.

Note: The email address should be the same as the one that you're using on your account.

How to change Age on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Step 3. Confirming Details

First of all, you need to select the Date of Birth that you want to change with. Make sure that this is your correct birthday since you will need to confirm with an ID. The email and phone number (optional) should also be the one associated with your account.

You can also now fill up Subject and Description line explaining your problem and why you need to change your age.

You also need to attach a photo of yourself holding the following:

  • A photo ID which contains your date of birth
  • A piece of paper with your Discord username

How to change Age on Discord? [SOLVED]

After taking a photo, click on "Add file" and select the photo required.

Note: A user should ideally hold their photo ID in one hand and the piece of paper with their Discord username in the other while they pose for the photo that has all the details mentioned above.

 

Step 4. Submit

After finishing all the required fields, you can now click on "Submit". This will be sent to Discord and will be changed in a few days. You will also get an email regarding your request.

How to change Age on Discord? [SOLVED]

 

Summary

Changing your age on Discord is not an easy feat since the application doesn't allow you to manually change your age. The only thing that you can do to change your age is to request using Discord's Request Page. You can go to Trust & Safety → Appeals, age update, other questions → Update my age information so that you will be on the right topic. You also need to supply all the details that is required including your real date of birth, your email address that is associated with your account, your phone number (optional), and a photo of you holding your ID with your birth date and a piece of paper with your Discord username. You also need to add a Subject and Description so that the team would know the context of your problem. All of these information is to secure that you're telling the truth and the changes in your account is valid.

 

Mark Arvin Tychingco

He specializes in a myriad of fields including Web Design, NFT Art, web3.js, Discord Bot Development, Writing, Community Engagement, Discord, Communication Skills, Bot Development, Blockchain, Social Media Management, Cryptocurrency, PHP, Business Development, and Telegram. You can connect with him on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.

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