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How to change your Snapchat username

Actually want to change your Snapchat username however can not work out how?

Up to date February 2017: Added information about the most recent Snapchat update.

First off: Do not really feel dangerous.

There is no button on Snapchat that takes you to an editor the place you'll be able to make the change, like there's on Twitter or different products and services. There's, then again, a workaround that may help in making the method fairly much less painless. You'll be able to have to create an all new username, and you'll be able to need to do this sooner than eliminating your previous username.

If that sound difficult, do not be disturbed — we're going to stroll you in the course of the procedure!

How to change your Snapchat username

  1. Release the Snapchat app.
  2. Swipe down to get right of entry to your profile.
  3. Faucet at the Settings icon within the most sensible proper.

  4. Faucet on Log Out, it is all of the means on the backside.
  5. As soon as you are logged out, faucet on Signal Up. Fill out the ideas asked, simply be sure to use a special e mail cope with than the only you employ with your present Snapchat account. Do not be concerned, you'll be able to change this later.
  6. Swipe down to get right of entry to your profile

  7. Faucet on Upload Pals.
  8. Faucet on **Upload from Contacts*.
  9. Click on on Proceed on the backside of the display, it takes a couple of seconds to seem.

  10. Faucet K within the popup window to permit Snapchat to get entry to your contacts.
  11. When your cope with ebook lots, someone who has a Snapchat username underneath their identify as an alternative of a phone quantity is the use of Snapchat, so upload whoever you want.
  12. Now log again into your previous Snapchat account and Swipe down to get entry to your profile.

  13. This time faucet on My Pals after which faucet on any consumer and their Snapchat username will seem on display. You'll be able to want to write those down. You'll be able to skip ones you recognize you have got already added to the brand new account due to them being in your cope with e-book.
  14. Log again in to your new Snapchat account.
  15. Swipe down to get entry to your profile.

  16. Faucet on Upload pals.
  17. Faucet on Upload through Username.
  18. Manually upload the remainder of your pals again.

Alternately it is advisable additionally blast a message on your social networks letting folks know you've got a brand new Snapchat deal with. As they upload you, they are going to seem within the Added Me segment of your profile.

If you assume you are utterly finished with your previous account, you'll be able to delete it. Simply understand that if you delete it, you will not be able to get entry to anything else in it once more. So be sure you view any new snaps you might have won as tou would possibly not have get entry to to them later.

As soon as that is carried out, you'll be able to change your e mail cope with in Settings if you wish to have to revert again to your earlier e mail cope with.

It is not probably the most sublime answer however till Snapchat makes a decision to let other folks change their care for, it is recently the best choice.

Allyson Kazmucha contributed to an previous model of this information.

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