Discord has no feature to change themes as it only allows you to switch between dark mode and light mode. In order to change themes, you need to install better discord themes from a better discord library.
In this article, I will share the top 20 better discord themes that will give you an ultimate discord look. Now, most of you might be thinking that is better discord allowed and safe to use. Yes, you can be banned for using better discord but mostly when you are using kinds of stuff that are totally against the discord T&C.
I have not seen anyone got banned using better discord themes, so you can try and many of the users are already using.
How do I get better discord themes?
Better Discord themes can be downloaded from the better discord library. You must have better discord installed on the discord before you can use any plugins and themes.
In this article, I will share complete information on how to install better discord and better discord themes.
How to download and Install Better Discord
If you already have better discord installed you can skip this part and if not follow the below steps to install better discord. No plugins and themes would work without better discord.
STEP 1:- Navigate to a better discord website and click on Download. This will redirect you to the Github page.
STEP 2:- Scroll down and choose the version of BandagedBD depending on your operating system. Once you click on it, the download will start.
STEP 3:- Click on the downloaded file and then click on RUN to start the installation. If it again asks you to download the updated files, then click on yes again and run the updated file.
STEP 4:- BandagedBD installer wizard will now be up and will ask you to choose the action. Click on the first option of Install BandagedBD.
STEP 5:- In the next step confirm your discord version and location where you want to install it. Chances are that you using Discord stable so check the box and then click on Install.
STEP 6:- Once completed, discord will restart and you can see this by clicking on user settings. At the very bottom, you will find the BandagedBD section with sub-sections like Plugins and Themes.
Top 20 Better Discord Themes
Now here I am sharing the top 20 better discord themes which are verified by bandagedBD and are safe to use.
THEME #1:- Clear Vision
This is an extensive customizable better discord theme by clear vision. This theme comes with amazing background images, font-changing options, and many more.
There are many unique features like blur percentage that make many channels blurry. The discord user settings icon will spin like a wheel while hovering upon it.
THEME #2:- Horizontal Server List
If you tired of seeing the discord server list on the vertical left. This theme will bring the entire server list from the left to the top.
There will be no changes on the Discord theme and you can customize and make it more attractive and different if you are using discord server folders.
THEME #3:- Basic Background
The basic background theme is trendy and with most downloads of 414.6k so far. You will feel like enjoying a premium theme with its attractive color and background.
You can easily change the background Image and transparency with some extra effort by editing on CSS.
THEME #4:- Cyber Punk
This is an amazing dark theme with glowing effects and velvet elements to give you the feel of CyberPunk 2077.
So if you play Cyber Punk or even not you will like this ultimate dark black theme.
Discord servers will be arranged in a square icon, so here this makes it easy to find out the servers with a new look.
THEME #5:- Nord (Blue Theme)
This is my favorite theme which I am currently using that gives you the feel of the deep blues of the Atlantic.
While using this theme you will never feel like you downloaded this theme as it seems like a discord original updated theme. You must try this theme and let me whether I was right or not.
THEME #6:- RAM (Pink theme)
RAM is also a trending better discord theme and mostly loved by the girls because of its pink color and background image.
I guess switching to different color mode themes is a good idea. After discord white and black theme you can enjoy pink theme as well. So far 65 k users have downloaded this theme,
THEME #7:- Slate
Slate is an optimized theme that gives a neat and clean look with additional features. This theme will enable the INBOX, PIN, and HELP option on the very left-hand top.
This is a fully functional theme based on Github. Once you open the user settings, it will come in new windows as an overlay that can be easily used and closed.
The slate theme will also show you the current server and channel that you are in. So really cool and you will love this theme.
THEME #8:- Wonderful and Green Forest
This is a completely natural and transparent theme that gives complete relaxation.
You can easily wait for someone’s messages while looking at this beautiful green forest scene. I can bet you can’t deny using this theme, at least try once.
THEME #9:- Winter
If you love swapping your themes to enjoy a different look and feel for discord, then you must try a better discord winter theme.
This is another transparent theme that will give a blue color shade with a snow winter background.
THEME #10: – Wild Berry
Wildberry is one of the trending better discord themes that give you the clear berry and black discord feel.
The theme is created and inspired by the pop tart flavor that enjoys a berry-inspired color storm for discord.
The best part of the theme is that it’s catchy and gives a unique black box for the chat.
THEME #11:- Translucence
Translucence is another trending better discord theme with 166.7k downloads so far. This is a translucent and frosted glass discord theme.
What I loved the most about this theme is the chat section, every chat comes in a rectangular box that makes it easy to read and understand.
THEME #12:- Black Hole
Blackhole is one of the top-rated discord themes downloaded by 206 k users so far. This gives a special feel like you are operating in the space with lots of stars.
So the people like me who work or play during the night must download and try this theme. Along with the dark mode, it gives you an amazing background with lots of stars.
THEME #13:- Calm and Clean Streets
The beautiful sunny street in the background makes discord users relaxed and calm.
It seems like any Japanese street but this is really cool. So far 168.4k users have downloaded this theme.
THEME #14:- Bubbles
A bubble is another amazing theme downloaded by 25.3k users so far. You will see a blue and black background with bubbles.
All the discord menus are well highlighted which makes them easier to operate. Along with the feature, this looks cool to use.
THEME #15:- Elysia
If you really want to enjoy a different customizable theme then try this better discord Elysia theme.
The theme is designed both in the dark and light mode for which you need to edit the theme file. The entire discord server will be on top horizontal and you will find many new changes in the menu options.
You will see a moving discord icon on the very left-hand top along with the “Add a server” and “Explore public server options”. The mute icon is also changed at the very left-hand bottom.
THEME #16:- Frosted Glass
Frosted glass is another trending and top-rated better discord theme with 351.9k downloads so far.
Once you download and install this better discord theme, you will feel like looking at the background image through the frosted glass.
By default, this theme comes with an amazing picture but you can change this using the CSS file.
THEME #17:- Kemono friends
A Kemono friend is a Japanese game and in this theme, you will find the green forest look of kemono friends.
There won’t be any changes with the discord menus and icons, but this will give you the complete green forest look which is quite relaxing.
THEME #18:- Neutron
I am sharing this theme with the users who love the clean and smooth interface. This theme will give you a blue background with a very clean UI.
So the users who are tired of laggy better discord theme can try this neutron theme which is high performing theme for discord.
THEME #19:- Great Mountain Site
Now, this is another ultimate better discord theme with a beautiful mountain and sun view.
The theme gives you the brownish glowing background and I am sure you won’t regret it after installing this amazing theme.
So far 95k discord users have downloaded this theme.
THEME #20:- Spotify Discord
This better discord theme has been designed by combining discord and Spotify. You will find some Spotify interface here in the discord.
The theme gives a Spotify windows application feel and it’s really cool to use.
So far 65k discord users have downloaded this theme and lots of people are giving good reviews for this theme.
How to Install Better Discord Themes
Now from the above top 20 better discord themes, pick the one that you want and click on the download. Now once the theme has been downloaded, follow the below instructions.
- Click on the user settings located at the very left-hand bottom and then scroll down to the BandagedBD section. Click on Themes and then click on “Open themes folder“. Minimize discord.
- Now open the plugin folder and also the download folder. Open both the folder on one screen by splitting.
- Drag the theme file from downloads to the theme folder. Now again navigate to the bandaged BD section and click on a theme. You will find your theme over there, toggle the switch on to enable it.
- If this doesn’t show then restart discord or check below.
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Better Discord Themes not downloading or Installing
So far we were on how to install better discord and the top 20 better discord themes to use.
But most of the users are reporting that they are having trouble while downloading the theme or while installing. So here I am sharing the easy method to fix this as this is the only cause behind the failure.
Better Discord Theme not downloading
When you click on the download button, it comes up in a new window where it checks your browser before accessing better discord. So either it will be stuck on this page saying redirected or will give you an error message.
The main cause here seems like the browser cache. Copy the theme link and paste it into your chrome browser, if you are not using chrome. If you are already using chrome then click on the 3 dots at the very right-hand top and choose “Incognito Mode”.
Paste the theme link in incognito mode and then click on download. The theme will be now downloaded.
Better Discord Theme not Installing
Now once the theme has been downloaded, open the theme folder and drag the plugin from the download folder to the theme folder.
If this still not working then make sure the theme you have downloaded does not contain any extra suffix like 1 or 2.
Sometimes we download the file twice and when you will drag the duplicate file (1) then it won’t work. To delete the extra theme file and drag the original one as shown in the image.
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I have shared the best and top 20 better discord themes that you will surely like. I have mentioned the important stuff about the theme in the description box.
According to me, I covered everything related to the discord background theme, but still, if I missed something then please let me know.
I would be glad if you leave your comment letting me and other users know which theme you liked the most.