How to change your name on Twitch

Twitch allows you to change how you appear on your profile or in chat very easily. This involves changing either your Twitch username or your Twitch display name, depending on how far you want to go to rebrand. If you’re in a situation where you need to change your name, we’ve got you covered. This is how to change your Twitch name on any device.

Yes. Twitch allows you to change your username once every 60 days. After 6 months, your old username will be available for anybody else to take.

THE SHORT ANSWER 

To change your Twitch name, go to Settings > Profile Settings. In Profile Settings, edit your Twitch username or display name.


KEY SECTIONS

How to change your Twitch username

Desktop

Go to the Twitch website in your browser. Click the profile picture icon in the top right of the interface.

go to twitch and open your account menu

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From the subsequent dropdown menu, click the cog-shaped Settings button.

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Within Settings, make sure you’re on the Profile tab. Scroll down to the Profile Settings section. Next to your Username, click the pencil-shaped Edit icon.

click the pencil button on username

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Enter a new username in the Username field, then click Update.

enter new username and click update

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Android & iOS

Open the Twitch app on your Android or iOS device. Tap your profile icon in the top left > Account SettingsAccount.

go to account settings within the twitch mobile application for Android and iOS

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Press Edit Profile Username. Tap Change Username on the subsequent Change Username page.

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Type in a new username, then tap the Save button in the top right.

change your username then press save

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How to change your Twitch display name

Desktop

Go to the Twitch website in your browser. Click the profile picture icon in the top right of the interface.

go to twitch and open your account menu

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From the subsequent dropdown menu, click the cog-shaped Settings button.

click settings 1

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Within Settings, scroll down to the Profile Settings section. Next to your Display Name, type in a new display name for your Twitch account.

save changes to your display name

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Click Save Changes when finished.

Android & iOS

Open the Twitch app on your Android or iOS device. Tap your profile icon in the top left > Account SettingsAccount.

go to account settings within the twitch mobile application for Android and iOS

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Press Edit Profile Display Name. Type in your new display name in the Display Name field, then tap Save in the top right when finished.

change display name mobile

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