If you are not happy with your current Minecraft profile name, you can simply change it with few easy steps to be taken. Once there was a time when the first setup Minecraft username is not able to change. Keeping in mind the user satisfaction, Mojang had decided to provide the players a facility to change their name in the game. The feature is on since of February 4th, 2015. Now that, your Minecraft username can be changed easily if you wish so. However, you should keep in mind that, once changed username cannot be replaced within 30 days. This means, you are allowed to change your username over again but for that, you will have to wait for 30 more days.
Minecraft players with old accounts need to migrate their accounts into Mojang to get benefits of the new feature of username change. Migration of your old account can be done easily for free at Mojang. I will guide you to change Minecraft username without any hassle. Before we get there, let me feed you some more factors about Minecraft username change.
Both your username capitalization and spelling can be edited or changed. As you have already learned that more 30 days will take to change the name once you have changed it. Take enough time to think of a suitable username of your Minecraft account.
Like many other user account name, Minecraft usernames are also unique and you can pick a name that is already registered or being used by some other player. If someone changes their username and you wish to use their old name, still you will have to wait until the name is made available by Mojang. And this will take about 37 days to process the Minecraft username list.
How To Change Minecraft Username
Now, if you are ready to change your Minecraft username, wasting no time further, I suggest you follow the below step-by-step instructions. You can also take help of the Minecraft Username generator.
Step 1: Firstly, login to your existing Mojang account with current login credentials. You will see a web page like the below one.
Step 2: Provide your email ID and password that is linked to the Mojang account.
Step 3: You may check box for “Remember me” option if you are logging in from your personal computer or your friend’s PC where your personal details will be safe. Don’t enable the option if you are accessing from a public computer like Cyber Cafe, School Computer, Library, etc.
Step 4: Next, click on the green colored “Log in” button once the required credentials are given properly.
Step 5: Now, you will be directed to another web page. Here you will have to answer the security questions (If any) and then click on the “Proceed” option.
Step 6: Another webpage will appear next. Here, locate and click on the “Change” option and you will be directed to another page.
Step 7: On this page, you can enter the new username as you desire and you should provide your existing password to make sure the changes in name.
Step 8: Finally, you may click on the “Change name” button and your Minecraft username will be changed thereafter.
So, this is how you can change the username in your Minecraft game from Mojang account. Once the name is successfully changed, you will see a message some as shown below.
So this is how you can change Minecraft username. This is a quite an easy procedure to follow, right? With each single Mojang account, you can have only one username. Initially, Minecraft used to allow registration for a username even before a player hasn’t bought the game. If you have such an advanced registered username or unpaid account in Minecraft, you may purchase Minecraft now and use the same username if someone else hasn’t already used that. However, Mojang is likely to delete such username from its database if it took a too long time to buy the game.
I hope, you have no issues in following the above guide for changing your Minecraft username. I would be happy to help if any inconvenience occurred. So, share your views.