How to Turn Off Spotify on Discord

Discord is a popular chat service for gamers that offers a variety of features, including the ability to connect Spotify to your account. This allows you to listen to music with your friends while gaming or chatting. However, sometimes you may want to turn off Spotify on Discord. Perhaps you want to listen to something else, or maybe you just want some peace and quiet. Whatever your reason may be, this guide will walk you through the steps you need to take to turn off Spotify on Discord.

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What’s Needed

To turn off Spotify on Discord, you will need a Discord account and a Spotify account that is connected to your Discord account. You will also need to have Discord and Spotify installed on your computer or mobile device. Additionally, you will need to be logged in to both accounts.

What requires your attention is…?

Before we dive into the methods to turn off Spotify on Discord, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. Firstly, turning off Spotify on Discord will not turn off Spotify on your device. If you want to stop playing music altogether, you will need to pause or stop the music on the Spotify app. Secondly, some of these methods may temporarily disconnect your Spotify account from Discord. This means that you may need to reconnect the accounts if you want to listen to Spotify on Discord again in the future.

Method 1: Using Discord Settings

1. Open Discord and click on the gear icon next to your username to access User Settings.
2. From the left-hand menu, select Connections.
3. Scroll down until you see the Spotify logo and click on it.
4. Click on the Disconnect button to disconnect your Spotify account from Discord.
Pros: Easy, No additional software required.
Cons: Temporarily disconnects the accounts.

Method 2: Using Discord Commands

1. Open Discord and navigate to the chat window where you want to stop playing music.
2. Type in !spotify off and press enter.
3. This will stop Spotify from playing music in that chat window.
Pros: Quick and easy.
Cons: Only applies to the current chat window.

Method 3: Using the Spotify App

1. Open the Spotify app on your device.
2. Click on your profile picture in the top right corner.
3. From the dropdown menu, select Settings.
4. Scroll down to the Display Options section and toggle off the Show on Profile switch under the Discord heading.
Pros: Affects your profile on all Discord servers.
Cons: Requires additional steps and affects your Spotify profile.

Why Can’t I Turn Off Spotify on Discord?

1. You are not connected to Spotify on Discord. Ensure that you have connected your Spotify account to Discord.
2. You are using the mobile app. The mobile app doesn’t support some of the features available on the desktop version of Discord. Try using a desktop or browser version instead.
3. There could be a temporary issue with Discord or Spotify servers. Wait a little while and try again later.

Implications and Recommendations

Turning off Spotify on Discord may have a few implications. For example, it may affect your presence on Discord if you have set your activity to show what you are currently listening to on Spotify. Additionally, disconnecting your Spotify account may affect any bots or integrations you have set up to auto-play music on Discord.

If you frequently switch between different music services, it may be worth exploring Discord bots that support multiple music services. This can make it easier to switch between services instead of having to connect and disconnect services on Discord.


Q: What if I only want to turn off Spotify for myself?

A: You can simply disconnect your Spotify account from Discord using Method 1. This will not affect anyone else in the chat. Alternatively, you can manually pause or stop Spotify on your device.

Q: How do I reconnect my Spotify account to Discord?

A: Simply follow the steps to connect your Spotify account to Discord again.

Q: Can I still listen to music on Discord if I turn off Spotify?

A: Yes, there are other bots and services that can play music on Discord. Additionally, you can manually play music on your device and share your audio with your friends on Discord.

Q: Can I turn off Spotify on Discord for a specific chat window only?

A: Yes, you can use Method 2 to turn off Spotify for a specific chat window or channel only.

Q: Will turning off Spotify on Discord affect my Spotify account or app?

A: No, turning off Spotify on Discord will only affect your presence on Discord. The Spotify app will continue to function as normal.


Turning off Spotify on Discord is easy and can be done in a variety of ways. Whether you prefer to use Discord settings, commands, or the Spotify app, there is a method that will work for you. By following these steps, you can regain control of your audio and enjoy a more peaceful gaming or chatting experience.