Ever wonder how you can gift your friend Discord’s famous Nitro?
For those who aren’t familiar with what Nitro is on Discord, it is the premium subscription to the Discord app.
The moment you upgrade to Nitro, you’ll then be able to enjoy these awesome perks:
- Custom emoji global access
- Increased community emoji slots of up to 250
- Server boosts
- Improved Go Live streams video quality
- Increased upload limit on the server
- Custom server banner and URL
- Custom number tag
- Avatars that are animated
Hence, it’s not unusual for people on Discord would love to have a generous friend gift them with this coveted present.
And, if you’re that generous friend they’re yearning for but doesn’t know how to gift that Nitro, then you’re in the right place.
Gifting Discord Nitro on Mobile
- Swipe your finger to the right to open the bottom menu.
- On the bottom right, press your profile picture to access “User Settings.”
- Tap the “Nitro Gifting” option under the “Nitro Settings” category.
- Choose whether you’ll gift Nitro or Nitro Classic by tapping on your choice.
- Fill out the payment details needed.
- Copy the gift link that will be given to you and send it to your friend via DM.
Gifting Discord Nitro on PC
- Click the “User Settings” icon, which appears as a gear button.
- Select the “Nitro” option from the left side panel.
- Select what subscription plan you intend to gift to the recipient.
- Fill out the payment details needed, making sure to agree to the terms.
- Select the “Buy gift” button.
- Once the gift link’s available, select “Copy” and send it to your friend via a DM.
If you’ve noticed, you can gift your friend with Nitro in 2 ways, depending on the device you’re using.
The only difference is that you’re working on a larger screen when using the PC compared to when accessing the app through a mobile device.
So, if you’re relieved to know you can still gift Nitro to your friend no matter what device you’re using, proceed with learning the basics.
After all, there are a lot of perks at stake when you’re gifted with such a premium subscription.
Gifting Discord Nitro Using a Mobile Device
Step 1: After launching the app on your mobile device, swipe your finger to the right for the “Home” side panel and the bottom menu to appear.
Step 2: On the bottom menu, tap the “Profile” icon.
Step 3: Once you’re on the “User Settings” page, swipe up until you reach the “Nitro Settings” category.
From there, press the “Nitro Gifting” option.
Step 4: On the “Nitro Gifting” page, choose what Nitro gift you’ll send to your friend.
There are 2 options: “Nitro Classic” and “Nitro.”
Regardless of what you select, tap on it to proceed to the next step.
Step 5: Before you reach the “Payment” page, you’ll see a prompt message in the middle part of the screen.
This prompt tells you that the Nitro gifts currently cannot contribute towards the subscriptions that the Google Play Store manages.
If you don’t mind this information, then tap “Buy Gift.” You’ll then proceed with connecting a credit card to your Discord account.
Once you’ve successfully connected your credit card, then all that’s left is to tap the green “1-tap Buy” button.
Step 6: After the successful purchase of your Nitro gift, a link will then appear.
From there, copy the said gift link and send it directly to the recipient via DM.
Very easy, right? And, that’s just the mobile way of gifting Discord Nitro to your friend.
What if you’re on PC? Will the process still be the same?
Gifting Discord Nitro Using a Desktop
Step 1: After launching Discord on your computer, click the gear icon found at the lower right of the app.
This button is the “User Settings” option.
Step 2: Once you’re on the “User Settings” page, head to the left side panel and click “Nitro.”
A window will then appear in the middle of the screen, asking you whether you want to subscribe or gift Nitro.
Since we’re aiming to gift Nitro to a friend, then click the “Gift” option.
Step 3: Select the subscription plan you want to gift by ticking on the circle beside the option.
Once you’re sure of your choice, click “Select.”
Step 4: Choose your payment option from the choices available. Whatever payment option you choose, make sure to click on it.
For sample purposes, I’m selecting the “Card” option.
Then, proceed with filling up the card details before selecting “Next.”
Step 5: You’ll then be redirected to the “Review” page, where you’ll have a last-minute look at the payment details you entered.
If nothing’s amiss, then click “Buy Gift” to finalize the process.
Step 6: Once you’re done paying for the Nitro subscription, a gift link will then appear.
Then, copy and send it to your friend immediately via DM.
Wow! It surely is easy to send Nitro as a gift on Discord.
Just make sure that you’ve funded your payment channel first for a smooth purchasing process.
So, now that you’ve known the basics of gifting Discord nitro, are you ready to be generous and give the process a try?
Frequently Asked Questions about How to Gift Discord Nitro
How much does a Nitro gift on Discord cost?
If you want to gift the full Nitro subscription on Discord, the yearly plan amounts to $99.99 while the monthly plan is $9.99. But, if you prefer to gift Nitro classic, then its monthly subscription is $4.99, while its yearly plan is $49.99.
Does the gift link for the Discord Nitro expires?
Unknown to many, Discord Nitro gift links do expire. Make sure to inform the recipient that you’ve gifted him as the link’s only active for 48 hours. If your friend fails to click the gift link within the timeframe, he won’t be able to redeem your gift.
Where will Discord send the gift link after I’ve paid for it?
Discord sends you the gift link to the email you registered or linked to your account. From there, copy the said gift link and send it to the recipient via DM. In that way, the person will be notified and be made aware of your gift to him.
In case the person I gifted Discord Nitro already has paid for his subscription, what will happen to the one you gifted?
If the recipient has an active Nitro subscription, the one you gifted will be converted to account credit. Your friend will have to manually access and subscribe to your Nitro gift through the “Subscriptions” category in “User Settings.”
Do Nitro subscriptions renew automatically?
Discord’s Nitro subscriptions renew automatically depending on what payment option you selected. If you’re not planning to renew your subscription, cancel the plan so it won’t renew automatically.
How do I accept a Nitro gift?
The process of redeeming a Nitro gift depends on where the gift link was sent. If the link was sent inside Discord, just click the “Accept” and “I Accept” buttons. If you received the link outside of Discord, select the link and log in to your Discord account before you click “Accept Gift.”
What should I do if I sent the gift link to the wrong recipient?
In case you sent the gift link to the wrong recipient, click “Revoke.” The soonest you select that button, the gift link will then expire, making the other party unable to redeem it.
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