How to uninstall better discord – Full Guide

Discord is a chat application that is mainly used by gamers or educational communities. Better Discord is an extension for the discord applications that makes chatting on the app better. As the name suggests, Better Discord makes Discord better.

Due to some reasons, if you don’t find the Better discord extension worth using, find the guide on how to uninstall Better Discord in the article.

One thing to keep in mind is that Better Discord is not something offered by Discord directly. Better Discord does not comply with the terms and services of Discord. Discord also has the right to ban users who may be using the Better Discord plugin, although, as of now, it doesn’t take any actions against the users of Better Discord. This is one good reason to uninstall Better Discord if you are using it.

Rauenzi has developed better Discord, and the code for this application is present in GitHub. On using Better Discord, you will be able to add custom CSS and themes to the Discord Application. It also provides many plugins that help make your chatting experience better. Some features you can have by using better Discord with Discord application include:

  • Custom CSS to customize the Discord client to your liking.
  • Write your plugins or download supported plugin to change the theme, appearance, etc.
  • Manage display mode. You could choose from different display modes, such as minimal mode or voice mode.

Despite all the benefits of Better Discord, it is not a licensed application, so it’s better for security reasons not to use it.

How to uninstall Better Discord

There is no direct option to uninstall Better Discord once you have installed it. Better discord is an extension to Discord and not something that Discord client directly offers.

Choose from Method 1, 2, or 3 to uninstall Better Discord easily without any need for prior computer knowledge. We have written a step by step guide which will help you smoothly remove Better discord from your system.

Note: Method 1 works only for Windows operating system. If you use a Mac system, then directly go to either Method 2 or Method 3.

How to Uninstall Better Discord via Removing file from discord application ( Windows ) – Method 1

As mentioned above, Better Discord is like an extension that we can install into Discord Application. It is a .exe file that will sit inside the Discord Application folder. To uninstall Better Discord, we will have to remove this .exe file from the Discord Application folder. Follow the below steps to uninstall Better Discord:

1.Click This PC on your Windows machine.

2. Search for “%localappdata%\Discord\app-0.0.305\resources” in the search bar at the top of the file explorer. You will see all the files, as shown in the below image.

How to uninstall better discord - Full Guide 1

3. The app folder contains all the Better Discord configurations. To confirm this, double click the app folder. Within the app folder, you will be able to see the files, as shown in the image below.

How to uninstall better discord - Full Guide 2

4. Come back to the resources folder, right-click on the app folder, and select Delete to uninstall Better Discord.

uninstall better discord

5. Deleting the app folder will remove Better Discord from the Discord chat application.

Alternatively you could also perform below steps:

Press “Windows” + “R”. The Run window will open up.

1.In the text box type: “%localappdata%\Discord\app-0.0.305\resources“. You will be navigated to the App folder.

uninstall better discord windows

2. Right-click on the app folder and select delete. This will remove better discord from your windows system.

How to Uninstall Better Discord via Replacing the Discord .exe file ( macOS or Windows ) – Method 2

In method two, we will download the Discord .exe file from their official site and start the installation process again without uninstalling the Discord app. Follow the below steps carefully:

  1. Navigate to Download Discord. Click on “Download for Mac” or “Download for Windows” depending on your operating system.
  2. The .exe file will get downloaded and is saved under the Downloads folder.
  3. Double click on the downloaded file ( Discord Setup ) to begin the installation process.
  4. Go through the standard installation process. This will replace the Discord app already present on your system with a fresh installation. It will also uninstall Better Discord in the process.

Uninstall and Re-Install Discord ( macOS or Windows ) – Method 3

If you are not able to delete discord with the above method, then an alternative would be to uninstall the Discord application and re-install it. Uninstalling the application will remove the Bandage BD ( better discord ) from the Discord application folder.

Follow below steps to uninstall and re-install Discord on Mac Operating System

1.Click on the Finder icon present on the bottom panel.

2. Click on Applications.

3. Right-click the Discord Application and then select Move to Trash.

uninstall better discord MAC

4. This will uninstall Discord from your Mac system.

5. After uninstallation is successful, navigate to Download Discord and click on Download for Mac.

How to uninstall better discord - Full Guide 3

6. This will re-install the application without Better Discord.

Follow below steps to uninstall and re-install Discord on Windows Operating System

  1. Press “Windows.” Search for Control Panel.
  2. Click on Programs and Features.
  3. Select Discord. Right-click and click on uninstall.
  4. The above steps will remove discord along with better discord from your system.
  5. After the uninstallation is successful, navigate to Download Discord and click on Download for Windows.

In Conclusion

I hope you guys were successfully able to uninstall the Better Discord application from your system. If you have any inputs on an easier way to remove Better Discord, please leave a comment below.

If you regret the decision of uninstalling Better Discord, you need not worry. You just need to go to the Bandage BD site ( Better Discord ) and install it again. Follow through the steps of the installation process, and Better Discord will be up and running in no time.

Thanks for reading!


  1. this really helped, especially with the new BD bug! thanks!

  2. Sadly with these steps, discord and better discord simply refuse to be deleted

    • Oh wait never mind, it actually did delete. Thanks for this guide! BD was always just crashing for me and was getting a tad bit annoying

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