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How to change your name in Fortnite

If you’ve been playing Fortnite for a while now and you’re starting to regret the display name you set way back when (it happens to all of us), thankfully, you’re in luck. Making the change will be easier for some than others, but, regardless of your chosen platform, by sticking with this guide you’ll soon learn how to change your name in Fortnite.

How to change your Fortnite display name

how to change your name in Fortnite

If you play Epic Games’ Fortnite on a device that utilizes your Epic display name on-screen, you’ll have a much easier time when it comes to changing your online Fortnite ID than those playing elsewhere.

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How do you change your Fortnite display name on PC and Mac?

  • Visit your account info page on the Epic Games website and login to your account
  • Find the “Display Name” box, then amend your existing display name to the desired new one
  • Navigate to the bottom of the page and click “Save Changes”

You can change your name in Fortnite using this method once every two weeks.

How do you change your Fortnite display name on mobile?

  • Visit your account info page on the Epic Games website and login to your account
  • Find the “Display Name” box, then amend your existing display name to the desired new one
  • Navigate to the bottom of the page and click “Save Changes”

You can change your name in Fortnite using this method once every two weeks.

How do you change your Fortnite display name on Nintendo Switch?

Players wanting to change their display name on Fortnite for Nintendo Switch are advised to contact Player Support for further assistance.

How do you change your Fortnite display name on PS4?

Fortnite on PS4 displays your PlayStation Network Online ID in place of your Epic display name. This means that you’ll need to change your PSN ID, which is a recently-implemented feature that comes with some potential risks. For information on these risks and how to go through with a name change if you’re still happy to, consult the official PlayStation guide.

How do you change your Fortnite display name on Xbox One?

Similar to PlayStation, Fortnite on Xbox One shows your Xbox gamertag in place of an Epic display name. This means you’ll need to change your account name and also pay any potentially associated fee. For details on how to change your Xbox gamertag, reference the official guide.