I came across some­one today who want­ed to know how to change their Twit­ter user­name. It’s pret­ty sim­ple, and here’s how to do it in just in 4 sim­ple steps.

1. Click on settings

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In the top right cor­ner of the page, click on your avatar, then select “Set­tings” from the drop­down menu.

2. Go to to the Account tab

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Down the left hand side of the page will be a list of tabs. Click on “Account”. It might already be select­ed.

3. Enter a new username

Look for the “User­name” field at the top of the page. Type in a new user­name.

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If you enter a user­name already in use, Twit­ter will tell you before you save your changes.

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If you enter a user­name that isn’t in use, Twit­ter will tell you it’s avail­able.

4. Click “Save changes”

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All that’s left now is for you to save your changes by click­ing on the blue but­ton at the bot­tom of the screen.

That’s it. How to change your Twit­ter user­name in just 4 sim­ple steps.

About Kim Siever

I am a copy­writer and copy­ed­i­tor. I blog on writ­ing tips most­ly, but I some­times throw in my thoughts about run­ning a small busi­ness.

Fol­low me on Twit­ter at @hotpepper.

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