How To Change Your Twitter Username
Your username is your identity on Twitter. It's unique and different from your name. Your Twitter username appears in your profile URL and is used for logging in, replying, and directing messages. Twitter usernames typically appear with the "@" sign before the name. This article shows you how to change your Twitter username.
How to change your Twitter username on Desktop
Step 1: Go to Twitter and log into your account.
Step 2: Click on your profile icon in the top right corner of the page
Step 3: Select Settings and privacy from the drop-down menu.
Step 4: You will be redirected to the Account section page. Enter your desired username into the box next to Username.
Your username must be unique and no longer than 15 characters. It can only contain uppercase, lowercase letters, numbers, and the underscore character "_".
If the username has already been taken, you will be prompted to choose another one.
Step 5: Scroll to the bottom and click Save changes.
Step 6: Enter your password and click Save changes.
Your change has been saved. You can use this new username to log into your account. While changing your username will not affect anything else on Twitter (your tweets, followers, replies, etc), it's recommended that you notify your followers and friends about the change to avoid any confusion.
How to change your Twitter username on mobile
Step 1: Open the Twitter app and log into your account.
Step 2: Tap on your profile icon in the top left corner of the screen.
Step 3: Tap Settings and privacy.
Step 4: Tap Account.
Step 5: Tap Username.
Step 6: Enter your new preferred username into the box under New.
Your username can be up to 15 characters long. You can only use letters, numbers, and the underscore character "_". If your desired username has already been taken, you will be prompted to choose another one.
Step 7: Tap Done.
Your username has been updated successfully!
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