Fortnite: How to Change Your Display Name

Want to change your Fortnite display name? I got Here's how to do it in a few simple steps.

If you're a Fortnite player, you may want to change your display name for various reasons. It could be because you're tired of your old name, or maybe you came up with something way cooler since you first started playing. I know I’ve changed names plenty of times over the years. Whatever the reason, changing your display name is a quick and easy process that can be done in a few simple steps. 

In this guide, we'll walk you through how to change your display name in Fortnite., which is just as easy as activating two-factor authentication (2FA). But before we start, ensure that your email address is verified on your EGS account. You’ll see a yellow notification at the top of the page if you have completed the verification process yet.

Step 1: Log Into Your Epic Games Account 

To change your display name, you'll need to log in to your Epic Games account. If you're not already logged in, this is the step where you enter your email and password to access your account.

Step 2: Select "Account" 

Once you're logged in, click on your profile icon in the top right corner of the screen and select "Account" from the drop-down menu.

Step 4: Click on "Account Info" 

This should be the first default tab you see, but if it isn’t, click on "Personal Info," and you'll see "Account Info." Click on “Edit” (the blue square with a pen inside) next to your current display name.

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Step 5: Enter Your New Display Name 

Once you click "Edit," you'll be prompted to enter your new display name. Enter your new, awesome name and click on "Save Changes."

And that's it! Note that the above steps will only change your display name on the PC version. In order to change the display name in Fortnite on consoles, you have to change your Xbox Gamer Tag or PSN Online ID.

And with that, you've changed your Fortnite display name. Keep in mind that you can only change your display name once every two weeks, so make sure you choose a name you're happy with. For more, check out our other Fortnite guides.

Featured image via Epic Games.


Published Feb. 22nd 2023

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