How to Hide YouTube Preview in Discord

Don’t like the Discord link preview feature? Here’s how to remove it.
Hide youtube preview on discord
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Discord shows a preview of YouTube links shared on chats or channels. Not just YouTube, the preview feature works for every link. Be it a web page link, a video link, or a product link, you see a preview for all. While the link preview feature on Discord can be helpful for many users as one can see what the link is all about without clicking on it, the same thing can be frustrating for users who deal with a lot of link exchanges in chats or channels.

Disabling the link preview feature on Discord also saves your internet data as it requires some amount of data to fetch the link to generate a preview. So, if you receive a bunch of links, then you might run out of internet data anytime with the link feature turned on. The preview for all links makes the chat or channel cluttered. Also, you are likely to miss important messages between the previews. So, in this article, we’ll see how to hide link previews on Discord.

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How to Hide YouTube Preview in Discord

Thankfully, Discord has an option to disable the link preview features. So, we don’t have to look for any third-party solutions. You can disable the link preview on Discord on the desktop, web, or application. Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Open the Discord application on your smartphone.

Step 2: Click on the profile icon located on the bottom-right side.

Hide Discord Link Preview on Mobile tutorial step-1

Step 3: Scroll down and select Text & Images.

Hide Discord Link Preview on Mobile step-2

Step 4: Turn off the toggle next to “When posted as links to chat” and “Show embeds and preview website links posted into chat“.

Hide Discord Link Preview on Mobile tutorial step-3

Step 5: You can also disable preview for images larger than 10MB.

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Step 1: Open the Discord app or website on your computer.

Step 2: On the lower-left side of the screen, there’s a settings icon. Tap on it.

Hide Discord Link Preview on Desktop step-1

Step 3: Under USER SETTINGS tap on Text & Images.

Hide Discord Link Preview on Desktop step-2

Step 4: Here you can turn off link previews. Also, you can turn off preview for images larger than 10MB.

Hide Discord Link Preview on Desktop step-3

This article was all about disabling link previews on Discord that make the chat less cluttered and saves your internet data. Do check out the how-to section on OyPrice to learn more tips and tricks.

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