How to Change Your Name on Fortnite

Fortnite Display name or Fortnite username is the name that seen by other players when you play the game. With your fortnite username other players can identify you. If you want to change your name on Fortnite this article will help you.This article will explain how to change your name on fortnite for all devices and platforms.

How to Change Your Name on Fortnite on an Android/ IOS Device

If you are a fortnite player who play Fortnite on mobile phone . You can change your name very easily. You can don this by visiting Epic Games site because you can not chage your fortnite name from fortnite app. To change fortnie name on android and IOS device follow these steps.

1. Open any of you favorite browser and visit Epic Games site.

2. Tap on the three lines at the upper right corner of the screen then tap on sign in.

3. Select the option trough which you want to sign in.

4. Enter you username and password and tap on Login Now.

5. Now you are on home page , tap on three lines and then tap on your fotnite username.

6. Tap on Account.

7. Select Account settings. Now you can see your username and an Edit button or a Blue pencil icon next to it tap on that.

8. Type your new username in new display name box , type it again and tap on Confirm button.

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How to Change Your Name on Fortnite on an Xbox One

In xbox one Fortnite username is tied with xbox Gamertag. If you want to change your name on an Xbox you have to change your xbox gamertag. You can change your Gamertag in ways.

On Xbox One Console

1.Press the xbox button.

2. Select Profile and Systems.

3. Click on My Profile.

4. Select Customize profile.

5. Enter your new Gamertag under choose new Gamertag and select check abailability.

6. If the Gamertag is available select it and Confirm your selection. Your Fortnite username will be change now.

Changing Gamertag by browser

1. Open any internet browser and open you Microsoft Account.

2. Click on Username

3. Scroll down and click on Go to your Xbox profile

4. Now click on Customize profile

5. Click on Change Gamertag.

6. Enter the new Gamertag and click on chek availability if the Gametag is available select Change Gamertag.

Your new Gamertag will take effect immediately.

Change gamertag on xbox app

1. Open the Xbox App on your phone or tablet.

2. Tap on your profile picture in the right corner of app.

3. Click on Customize.

4. Tap on Change Gamertag.

5. Enter new gamertag and select Check Availability.

6.If the Gamertag you entred is available tap on Change Gamertag.

How to Change Your Username for Fortnite on Windows or Mac

You can change your username on Windows or mac through Epic games website. Process to change username on both windows and mac are same. So both Windows and mac users can follow steps below to change their fortnite username.

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1 . Visit Epic Games website on any internet browser.

2 . Click on your username , located at top right corner.

3 . A menu will appear ,from there Click on Account.

4 . Click on General tab.

5 . Now you can find your Display name under Account info. Click on the Edit button next to your Display Name.

6 . Enter your new Display Name int the box then click on Confirm.

Your new username will be reflected in Fortnite Account.

How to change your  name on Fortnite on PS4 and PS5

To change Fortnite name in PS4 and PS5 you need to change your PSN ID.

Here are the spteps

1 . Go to the home screen of the PS4 and PS5 ,then navigate to Settings.

2 . Select Account Management.

3 . Now Select Account Information.

4 . Select Profile.

5 . Select Online ID.

6 . Now you can see some warnigs messges read those messages if you are ok with that click on I Accept and then select Continue.

7 . Enter your new Fortnite name in the box or select a name from suggestions if you want more suggestion click on refresh.

8 . Will be prompted to pay a one time fee to change your Online ID , if your are changing your username for the first time you do not have to pay this fee.

9 . Now select Continue.

change fotnite user name on ps4 screenshot

Your usename on fortnite will be changed now.

Things to keep in mind if you r changing your PSN ID

1 . Once you change PSN ID you can not change it again for six months.

How to Change Your Username for Fortnite on a Nintendo Switch

If you are a Nintendo Switch user you can change your username on fortnite from Epic Games website. Then follow the same steps that are described for PC users.

How much does it cost to change your name on Fortnite?

It depnds on the platform on which you are changing your Fortnie name.

PC, Nintendo Switch, and Mobile: It is completely free to change your Fortnite name on these platforms.

Xbox: If you are changing your xbox gamertag for first time you dont have to pay any fee. After this if you change again you have to pay $10 USD.

PlayStation: Changing of your PSN Online Id for first time is fee. Any subsequent changes will cost charges ,If you are a PlayStation Plus subscriber you have to pay $4.99 USD and if you are not a Plystation Plus subscriber it will cost $ 10USD.

Do you lose your skins when you change your name inĀ Fortnite?

No you do not lose your skin when you change your usename on Fortnite

What is an Epic Games display name?

An Epic Games display name is the name that shows on your Epic Games Launcher account, our official forum, AnswerHub, and when you play any of our PC/Mac, Switch, or mobile games.

When can I change my Fortnite name?

Every 24 hours, you can change your Fortnite name. You can alter your name more frequently if you pay a price.

Why can’t i change my name in Fortnite?

There are several reasons why you may be unable to modify your Fortnite name:
You have changed your name within the last 24 hours. Your chosen name is not available. Your new name contains profanity or other offensive language. The Epic Games servers are experiencing a technical problem.
If you’re not sure why you can’t alter your name, contact Epic Games support.

Is it free to change your Fortnite name?

Yes, changing your Fortnite name for the first time is free. If you wish to change your name frequently, you must pay a charge. The charge varies based on the platform you use.

Is Epic ID the same as username?

No, Epic ID and username are not the same thing. Your Epic ID is a one-of-a-kind identification that connects your Epic Games account to all of your games and services. The name that appears on your account and in-game is your username.

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