TikTok, the ByteDance owned video-sharing platform has become quite popular around the world these days. Many have become famous TikTok stars by uploading their videos. After you become famous on TikTok, there may be situations when you would want to change your TikTok username. Either for the sake of simplicity or you may want to choose a fancy username which would look cooler.
Let us warn you in advance, TikTok allows users to use only letters, numbers, underscores and periods in the username. And there is also limit on how early you can change your TikTok username. You can change your username only once in 30 days. Also changing the username may confuse your followers. So, you should think twice before changing your TikTok username.
We have used screenshot from iOS app for TikTok but the steps are similar for Android also.
First of all, open TikTok app on your mobile device and then tap on the Profile tab at the bottom right corner as marked below.
Now, for editing your profile, tap on the Edit Profile button under your profile picture. And then tap on your Username.
Here, type in the new username for your profile and tap on the Save button at the top right corner.
- As mentioned earlier, use can only use letters, numbers, underscores, and periods in your username.
- In case the username you want to use is not available, you will see a warning saying, “This username isn’t available. Try a suggested username or enter a new one.” You will see suggested usernames right above the software keyboard.
- If the username you typed is available, a green tick mark will show up next to the username.
As soon as you provide a username that is available, you can simply tap on Save button to change your TikTok username.
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Above tutorial explained how you can change your TikTok account’s username. Process is quite simple and straightforward. Only problem you might face is, selecting a suitable username for your TikTok account. The screenshots we have used are taken from iPhone. However, the steps are similar for Android as well. Feel free to write down you queries and suggestions in the comment section below.