How to Change Snapchat Username

Creating a Snapchat account is the necessary step for setting a username. Snapchat username is an important part of the Snapchat account. It can’t be changed mainly for security purposes. Transfer account data, memories, or snap streaks from one username to another is also not possible. Snapchat doesn’t permit users to change their usernames or shift account data among usernames.

This article describes a problem you face by changing your Snapchat display name or you can create a new account and also save your other friend’s usernames. You can also add their usernames to your new account. If you want to change your Snapchat display Name or username then you need to do some steps which will describe below:

  • First, there is an intellectual method to replace your username with a custom Display Name and your username will remain the same and also hardly noticeable to your friends.
  • You can open Snapchat then click on your profile icon in the upper-left corner of the screen. Now, select the gear icon in the right corner of the upper in your setting.
  • You can select a name and enter a new display name in the name box. Now you can save it.
  • Now your friends will see your story and other sites with this name instead of your username.
  • But only one time your friend will see your username if they see your profile during a chat also shows your name, username snap code, snap score, and Snapchat.
  • Also if they select your Display Name when they search for friends they will your username.


There is another way to change your Snapchat username which is to create a completely new account. If you want to apply this procedure then you can manually add your friends to your new account. Some steps you need to follow for saving your friend’s Snapchat name and opening a new account. Creating a new account you also lose information from your old account including your snap score, snap streaks, and conversations that you gain.

For chatting in a new account select Chat and click on New Chat then you can see your friend list in alphabetical order after scrolling to all. Now you can write the name of the list.

Otherwise, sync your contacts to your account to add your friend which is in the contact list in volume, and speed up the progression.


Important Tips:

Change your Display name then tap your profile image then click Settings and write a new Name.  Create a new Snapchat account with a new name and before you create a new account, write down or screenshot your friends’ usernames to add them to your new account. Hopefully, all the above information helps you to change your Snapchat display Name or username.