Mastering Your Twitch Identity: Straightforward Method for Changing Your Name

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How to Change Your Twitch Name: Simple Steps for Success

Hello, Tracy here. As with all things technical, understanding how to navigate and change things can sometimes be confusing. But fret not! If you’re keen on changing your Twitch name and aren’t sure where to start, this quick and easy guide will take you through the steps in no time.

Why Change Your Twitch Name?

You might want to change your Twitch username for numerous reasons. Perhaps you’ve outgrown your old name, or maybe you’re in need of rebranding. Whatever the reasons, changing your Twitch username is a straightforward process.

How to Change Your Twitch Name

Follow these simple steps to get your Twitch name changed:

Step 1: Sign in

First, sign into your Twitch account.

Step 2: Go to Settings

In the top right of the homepage, click on your profile picture and select Settings from the dropdown menu.

Step 3: Changing the Username

Once you’re in settings, you’ll see a Profile Settings section. Under Profile Settings, there will be an option to change your username.
Enter your new Twitch username here. Please remember Twitch usernames have to be unique, and they’re case-insensitive.

Step 4: Save Changes

After you’ve entered your new username, all you need to do is click on Save Changes at the bottom of the page, and your new Twitch name will be in action!

Important Information to Note

Please be aware that changing your Twitch name will lead to a new URL for your channel. You’ll want to update this anywhere you might have previously linked to your Twitch account.


And there you have it! Simple, step-by-step guidance on how to change your Twitch username. Remember, changing your Twitch name should be a strategic decision as it impacts how viewers identify you. So, pick a name that stands for you and happy streaming!

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