Change Your Username on YouTube

April 10, 2018

How to change the name displayed on your YouTube channel's name, as well as your YouTube comments.The username on the YouTube can be changed three times before the Google restricts the name changing option temporarily. Changing the username on YouTube shall also change the name on Gmail and Google+. The users can be changed in mobile as well as on the desktop through the following ways:

Steps to Change Your Username on YouTube

On your Mobile (Android or iOS)

  • Open the YouTube App. If you are logged in already then the main page of the YouTube will open. Otherwise, you will have to tap the YouTube app and enter your password and email address. 
  • Tap the profile icon on the right corner at the top of the screen. There is a drop-down box.
  • Tap the icon across the username.
  • Tap the pencil-shaped icon on the right-hand side of the current name.
  • Then change the name. Replace the names with the preferred name both in the first and the last text fields.
  • Tap OK appearing in the right corner.
  • Doing this shall change the username. According to the Google’s policy, the username can be changed in every 90 days.

On your Desktop or Laptop

  • Visit the website of YouTube by typing in the address bar. This shall open the home page of YouTube if already logged in. If not logged in, then click sign in and continue by entering the email id and password.
  • Click on the profile image at the top right side of the screen. There a drop-down menu shall appear.
  • Click on the settings. It appears at the bottom of the drop-down menu.
  • Click on Edit on Google. This link is on the right side of the name below the heading “ Account Information.
  • Enter the first and the last name in the text fields.
  • Then, click OK at the bottom of the window.
  • Click on the name change, this shall change the username of the account.
  • Finally Username Change

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