Are you trying to change your Snapchat username and can't figure out how to do it? This is not because you may not have software skills, but because it is not possible to change the username in this application.
According to Snapchat, this is happening for "Security reasons". For the same reasons it is Unable to transfer account data, Memories, or Snapstreaks from one username to another. The Snapchat username is what you defined when you first created it account you, and will be valid forever.
Read also: How to recover your lost Snapchat Streaks?
What you can change, however, is the name that appears on Snapchat The words that appear just below or next to avatar you. But how can you do that?;
Note: If you want to change your Snapchat username because you are being bullied or otherwise harassed / abused via the platform, you can report it in the application or on the internet. The Cybersmile Foundation can also offer support and show you where else to look for help.
How to view your username and username on Snapchat
To see your username and username on Snapchat, you need to tap your profile icon, which you can see in the upper left corner of your phone screen. Your Snapchat username appears below your avatar, below your display name.
How to change the display name on Snapchat
As mentioned earlier, while it is not possible to change the Snapchat username, you can change the display name. You can customize it to display as you wish, and you can change it as many times as you like. You can change it through Snapchat settings, but there is a faster way:
- Go to the Snapchat profile page by clicking on your profile icon in the avatar icon.
- Click your displayed name. This will display a pop-up window with your currently displayed name.
- Press words to delete them or type them the way you want your name to appear.
- Click "Save" when you are satisfied with the changes.
You can make this change as many times as you want. Snapchatters will still be able to see the display name you had when they added you, but new friends will see your updated display name.
How to delete Snapchat
If you are not happy with your Snapchat username and are not happy with the name change, your only other option is to delete your Snapchat account and create a new one where you can use the name you want.
Source of information: mashable.com