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Change Snap Username- Snapchat new feature is finally out!


Snapchat has launched its new feature to allow you to edit or change your username. This update is available for both iOS and Android users. Here is how you can use change Snap Username.

Snapchat latest feature

There was no way for Snapchat users to alter or change their usernames until recently. So if you had an account with an embarrassing nickname and wanted to fix it, the only option was to start again with a new account. You can finally update the username of your existing account with this long-awaited upgrade. However, there is a catch. Your username can only be changed once a year. So give it some thought before upgrading your Snapchat username, because the second chance will only come after a year.

How does this work?

The process is quite straightforward. Go to your profile screen and click on the Bitmoji symbol in the top right corner of the camera after the update. Then pick ‘Change Username’ from the ‘Username’ menu. Your contacts, Snap Score, memories, conversations, and Snap Code will not be affected if you change your username. Although, remember that if you successfully change your username, your old ID name will vanish permanently.

Change Snap Username 

The option to alter your Snapchat username is currently being rolled out in stages and is not available to all users at the same time. To be among the first to change the username, make sure you upgrade the Snapchat app to the most recent version available on the Play Store and App Store. If you still can’t find the “Change username” option after updating Snapchat, try forcing the app to close and deleting the cache. In the meantime, we’ve covered how to update your Snapchat display name and username before the one-year waiting period begins.

Snapchat Display Name vs Username

Before you modify your Snapchat display name and username in detail, you need to know the differences between the two. Users in the discussion window see your display name, which is your Snapchat profile name. It is not only feasible for you to modify your own display name, but it is also possible for others to change your display name. When you first make an account on Snapchat, you choose a unique username.

Change Snapchat Username

Snapchat has officially begun allowing users to change their usernames. It’s worth noting that you’re only allowed to alter your Snapchat username once a year. Here’s how to update your Snapchat username:

  • Open Snapchat and click on your Bitmoji (or profile) icon in the top-left corner.
  • Click on the Settings gear icon in the top-right corner of the profile page.
  • Then, under the “My Account” section, tap on “Username“.
Change Snap Username 
  • After that click on “Change Username” to change your current Snapchat username.
  • Snapchat will then inform you that you can only change your usernames once a year. To acknowledge, tap “Continue“.
Change Snap Username
  • Write your new username in the “Username” textbox and then press the “Next” button.
  • After that, type your password and click the “Confirm” button. To confirm the changes, press “Continue” when the confirmation window displays.
  • You’ll see a pop-up from Snapchat indicating that you’ve successfully updated your Snapchat username.

Change Snapchat Display Name

  • Click on your Bitmoji icon in the top-left area of Snapchat.
  • Click on the Settings icon in the top-right corner of the profile page.
Settings- Change Snap Display Name
  • To alter your display name, go to “My Account” settings and click on “Name.”
My Account
  • Type in a new Snapchat display name and tap the green “Save” button.
  • After you save the new display name, it will appear on your Snapchat profile right away.

How to Change Snapchat Username Before 1 Year?

If you recently changed your Snapchat username, you will have to wait a year to change it. If you need to change your username right away, the only choice is to cancel your Snapchat account and start over. While the procedure of creating a new account isn’t difficult, keep in mind that you won’t be able to transfer your data to the new account and will have to start from scratch. Here is how you can make a new Snapchat account.

  • After you delete your current Snapchat account go to the home screen, and select the “Sign Up” option.
  • Fill in your first and last names on the next screen, then click the “Sign Up & Accept” button.
Sign Up & Accept
  • After this, you’ll need to fill out your birthday information. You can enter your birthday in the supplied date picker and then press “Continue” to continue.
 birthday information
  • Create a new username and password. You can’t change your username before the one-year cooldown period.
  • To finish the signup procedure, enter your email address.
  • You can also use your phone number and authenticate using an OTP instead.


There are occasions when you are dissatisfied with your present Snap username and would want a different one. For years, the only thing you could do was change your Snapchat display name. Now, the messaging platform is introducing a new feature that allows you to change your actual username without deleting your account. You will find the option to change the username in the My Accounts section of Settings in the Snapchat account. Moreover, you can even change the display name from the same page. However, you can only change your username once a year. When changing your username, keep the yearly cooldown factor in mind and plan your change accordingly.

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