How to Use Spoiler Tags on Discord to Hide Text Messages and Images

Discord is one of the best places to discuss movies, games, and sports, but there might be some situations when the messages are not suitable for everyone. Thankfully, the newest edition of Discord let users add spoiler tag to the messages using a number of new shortcuts. Although, the spoiler markdown feature is available in Discord for years. However, in one of the recent updates Discord added multiple ways to use the spoiler tag. In this article, we will show you how to add spoiler tags on discord messages.

Use Spoiler Tag on Discord

Spoiler Tag markdown will hide the message you sent; the recipients will see a grey color box over the content. The recipient can click on the grey box to see the spoiler message. Before we begin, it is worth mentioning that ‘Spoiler Tags’ feature works with Discord messages in browser, iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android, Linux, Mac, or Windows app. And there are a number of different ways to add spoiler tag on Discord.

If you’re using Discord and want to know how to use Discord Spoiler then you’re at a right place. Let’s take a look at how you can add a spoiler tag to messages in Discord.

How to Add Spoiler Tags on Discord Messages

As said earlier, the spoiler tag function is available in discord for years, users can add spoiler using || (markdown) function to hide text and images. But the new spoiler tags feature let users hide a particular part of messages or user can even send entire message as spoiler.

Take a look at the different ways by which you can add spoiler to text messages or images.

Method 1: Using Markdown

The traditional dual-pipes markdown function is still working on Discord servers to hide messages. Yes, if you want to add a spoiler tags to text messages, then you can simply add two vertical bars on either side of the text you want to hide.

add spoiler tags to discord text message using markdown

To add these vertical bars, you can simply press Shift + Back Slash. As an example, you can type your message between ||these bars||, it will hide the part this part of message. If you want to hide the entire message, then you can add these lines at the starting and ending of the complete message.

Method 2: Using Slash

If you’re using discord for a long time, then you may know that there are a bunch of Slash commands in discord. And the /Spoiler is one of the best built-in spoiler commands which users can use to type a spoiler text messages in Discord server.

add discord spoiler using slash command

In case you don’t want to use the vertical bars to add spoiler tag, then the other best way is the Slash Commands. You can simply type /Spoiler in the front of your message, to send it as a spoiler. It’s one of the easiest ways to spoiler text in discord.

Fortunately, this method is working across all devices – Desktop, Android, iOS (iPhone or iPad), Mac, and other platforms as well.

Method 3: Using Popup bar

If you’ve ever tried to style your messages on Discord then you must know about the popup bar feature. The feature allows users to style their messages, send it as a quote, preformat the message, or even turn a message into a spoiler in a single click or tap depend on the device which you’re using.

how to add spoiler tag to discord text messages

To add spoiler tag to discord message using popup bar, you can simply type a message and then you can use your mouse to select the text, once done, you will see popup bar with a bunch of options. Tap on the last option (which is an eye icon) to hide the message.

This feature is available in the Desktop (including Windows and Mac) app, website, and also for iPhone and iPad. The best thing about popup bar is, you can even hide a small part of message in just a single click.

To view the spoiler message, both the sender and recipients can tap on the grey box. After tapping, the message will appear in the front of grey colored background.

How to Add Spoiler in Discord Images and Attachments

Aside from the text messages, the famous communication app – Discord, also let users add spoiler tags to images and other attachments. However, to add spoiler tag to images, the process isn’t same as the above steps.

If you want to send image as spoiler in Discord, then you can simply tap on the + icon in the Desktop app or Discord website. Then, choose the attachment which you want to send and under the preview page, you’ll see an option with Mark as Spoiler, mark the checkbox to send your attached image as a spoiler.

how to add spoiler to discord image

This feature is limited for the Desktop users using Discord’s website or app (on Windows or Mac). In future, we can expect that it will also be available in the mobile apps.

To view the spoiler image, recipients can tap on the blurred image. After tapping, the recipient can see the image. By this way you can easily mark image as spoiler in discord.

So, if you’ve mistakenly sent something in Discord server which you don’t want to see, then you can simply edit the message and add spoiler tag to it. After adding the spoiler tag, the message will no longer appear as a normal message. Now you can use Discord Spoiler tags to hide text messages, images, and other attachments.

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