How to Change Your TikTok Username

Short video-sharing platform, TikTok has become quite famous around the world in very short time. Many people have become TikTok stars overnight by uploading their videos. And after you become famous, there may be situations, when you would like to change your TikTok username. Maybe you would want a fancy or simple but nice username which suites your stardom.

Does TikTok allow you to change your username? Answer is yes. But you can only use letters, numbers, periods and underscores in your TikTok username. Also there is a limit on how frequently you can change your username. TikTok allows you to change it only once in 30 days. We also suggest you to notify your followers about your username change to avoid confusion.

SEE ALSO: How to connect TikTok to Apple Music?

Change Your TikTok Username in Easy Steps

Though changing the username is quite easy but you should think twice before changing it. It may or may not be very helpful for your TikTok journey. However, a good looking and easy to remember username is always a plus point. So, here is how you can change your TikTok username.

INFO: The screenshots we have used, are taken from TikTok on iPhone but the steps are similar for Android also.

Step 1: Open TikTok Profile

First of all, open TikTok app on your phone. Now, tap on the Me icon at the bottom right corner as shown in screenshot below.

Open Tiktok On Your Phone And Tap On Profile Icon
Open TikTok and tap on Me icon

Step 2: Edit TikTok Profile

You will see your TikTok profile. Here, tap on Edit profile under your profile picture. And on the next page, you will see your account details like, your Name, Username, Bio etc. Tap on your Username to change your TikTok username.

Tap On Edit Profile And Then Tap On Your Username
Tap on Edit Profile and then tap on Username

Step 3: Change your TikTok Username

Now, you can type in your new username and tap on the Save button at the top right corner to save it. Please take care of following things while choosing new username.

  • As already mentioned, you can only use letters, numbers, periods and underscores in your username.
  • If the typed username is not available, you will see a warning, “This username isn’t available. Try a suggested username or enter a new one.” Suggested usernames appear right above the keypad.
  • You will see a green tick next to the username if it is available.

So, as soon as you get an available username, simply tap on Save button to change your TikTok username.

Change your TikTok Username And Tap On Save If Username Is Not Available Select From Suggestions
Type new username and tap on Save

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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.

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