How to change Minecraft username

We’ve all made the mistake of giving ourselves a not-so-great username. Sometimes you can’t change it and have to suffer the consequences for a while. Fortunately, in Minecraft you can change your username since 2015. You can find out how exactly that works here.


  • The username can be changed every 30 days
  • The username must contain 3 to 16 characters. Including all letters, numbers from 0 to 9 and the underscore as the only special character.
  • The username must conform to the Mojang Community Standards
  • Use sites like to check if your name already exists

Changing username on Minecraft website

  1. Go to the Minecraft website and navigate to your profile page.
  2. On the profile page, under Minecraft: Java, select the option to change your profile name.
  3. In the next screen you can enter your desired name and confirm it.

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