One of the nice things about Discord is that you can just about use the app almost everywhere. You can seamlessly log in to your Discord account from any device like your phone and your friend’s computer.
However, logging in to your Discord account on a new device is usually greeted with a message telling you that a new login location has been detected.
Not clearing this issue prevents you from logging into your account until it is properly addressed and taken care of.
Here in this article, we’ll be talking about Discord’s new location detected login issues and how you can fix them.
Additionally, we will also be covering 2 methods you can use to prevent this from happening so that the next time you try to log in, you will have no issues preventing you from using your account.
How to Fix Discord New Login Location Detected
To fix logging in to Discord on a new location, you must authorize the initial login first. Then, go over to the inbox of the email that your Discord account is linked to after logging in to Discord.
Next, find and open the email sent by Discord asking you to verify the login.
After finding the email and opening it, click on the “Verify Login” button found in the email.
You will then be redirected to the Discord website, where the IP address and location have now been authorized.
You can now click on the login button and log in to your Discord account without the Discord new location message popping up.
Below is a step-by-step guide on fixing Discord’s new login location detected.
1. Open your linked Email for Discord
When you try to log in to your Discord account on a new device, an email will be sent to the email address that was linked to your account.
New location logins will prompt you to check your email address to fix the issue.
Go over to your email’s inbox and look for any emails sent by Discord. If it’s not in your inbox, try checking your other folders, such as your spam.
If you don’t see the email at all, try sending a ticket to Discord’s official support page detailing the problem.
2. Review then Authorized the Login on the email
After you find the email and open it up, make sure to review the details of the log in which will be in the email’s message.
Pay attention to the IP Address and the location to confirm if it was you that was logging in; otherwise, ignore it as it could’ve been a potential hacker attack.
After you made sure that this was trying to access your account, click on the blue button that says “Verify Login,” which is found at the bottom portion of the email to authorize the login.
3. Login to your Discord Account
As soon as you authorize the IP Address in the email, you will be redirected to a page in Discord where you can log in to your account by clicking on login.
Enter your account credentials and solve the Captcha that comes after, and you will be logged in to your account without the pesky new login detected message.
How to Bypass Discord New Login Location Detected Using Discord App
There are 2 ways to bypass Discord’s new login detection, the first of which is through the Discord mobile app.
You first have to be logged in, the mobile app with the account you are planning to use to do this method.
Next, click on the User Settings on the mobile app, selecting “Scan QR Code.” The app will turn on your camera, waiting for you to scan a QR code.
To find the QR code you need to scan, simply go to the login page on your computer desktop.
When you arrive at the login page, simply scan the QR code found there. Then, confirm the login using your phone, and you will be immediately logged into your Discord account without the hassle.
Below is a step-by-step guide on logging in to your Discord account using the Discord app.
1. Login to your Discord Account on the Mobile App.
If you haven’t already, log in to your Discord account on your phone. Additionally, make sure that your Discord app is the latest version to avoid any issues that might come from incompatibility.
2. Open the QR Code Scanner in the App
In the Discord app, access your User Settings. Your User Settings is found by tapping on your profile icon found at the bottom-right portion of the app’s taskbar.
Afterward, scroll down until you find the option to “Scan QR Code.” Tapping on the option will turn on your phone’s camera, which you will be using to scan the QR code for logging into your account.
3. Open the Discord Login Page
Open Discord’s login page, you will immediately see a QR code on the page you need to scan using the mobile app.
You don’t need to enter anything on the login page but simply use your phone to scan the QR code to proceed.
4. Scan the QR Code using the Discord App
If you successfully scanned the QR code, your profile icon should replace the QR code on the login page.
Furthermore, your phone will be redirected to a page where you can confirm the login. Confirming this message will immediately allow Discord to log in to your account without having to do anything else.
How to Bypass Discord New Login Location Detected by Enabling 2FA
The second method to bypass the new login location detected is to enable Two-Factor Authentication.
To start, you would need to go to your Discord account and access your User settings.
In the My Account tab, scroll down until you see the option to “Enable Two-Factor Auth.”
Afterward, follow the instructions on your screen. The first instruction needs you to download an app on your phone.
Next, you would need to open the app and scan the QR code on Discord. You also have the option to manually input the code. Input the 6 digit code that will show up on your phone on Discord to finish the process.
As a result, you will no longer have to worry about any new login location messages while also securing your account further.
Below is a step-by-step guide on how you can enable two-factor authentication
1. Enable Two-Factor Authentication on Discord
In your User Settings under My Account, scroll down until you find the option to “Enable Two-Factor Auth.” Click it and enter your password to start the steps to enable 2FA.
You will then be presented with the steps involved to enable 2FA.
2. Download Authy or Google Authenticator
The first thing you need to do is download the application to your phone. Then, choose whichever one you want and open it as soon as you finish.
3. Scan the QR Code on Discord
Use it to scan the QR code found on your Desktop in the application. You also have the option to enter the code manually into the app.
4. Input the 6-Digit code on your phone
Once you finish linking the app to Discord, the app will start producing random 6-digit numbers that you can input to Discord if needed.
Input the 6-digit number on your screen on Discord to finish the process and hit “Activate” to enable 2FA on your account. You have the option to add more authentication methods afterward if you wish to have them.