What many people have been asking for has finally become official. Snapchat now lets you change your username! So, If you never liked the username you signed up with on Snapchat, now you can change it for whatever is available. And don’t worry, this change won’t affect your friends lists, Snap codes, Snap score, Memories or anything. Only the name by which other users can find you will be changed.
Do you want to change your username on Snapchat? Next, we explain how to do it. It’s very easy and nothing else will take you a few minutes.
How to change my username on snapchat
First of all, it is important that you know that You can only change your username on Snapchat once a year.. Therefore, if you are unsure about using another username, think carefully before making a bad decision. You don’t want to spend an entire year with a name you don’t like. Remember that this name is the one uniquely identifies you on the platform.
With that point clear, if you’re 100% sure you want to change your Snapchat username, follow these steps to do so:
- Touch your user icon which is in the upper left corner.
- press the gear wheel located at the top right.
- Now enter the option username.
- Click on Change username then click Continue.
- Enter your new username and click following.
- To confirm that you (the account holder) wish to make the change, you must type your password.
- Once you have done so, reaffirm the action by pressing Continue.
And that’s all. Right after pressing the last button, your Snapchat username will change to new. It means that your friends and acquaintances will no longer be able to find you with the old username, only with the new one. The good news is that your old username can’t be used by anyone else. The bad news is that even you won’t be able to recover the old name. Technically, it will be permanently deleted from the platform.
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