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Back then, changing your Snapchat username was not possible. Once you have set a username, it becomes permanent.
Recently, Snapchat came up with a new update that allows users to change their usernames.
Snapchat Users have been waiting for a long time for this feature to be introduced. And finally, Snapchat brought the most awaited feature to its users.
Though you can change your username, there’s still a catch.
Can You Change Your Snapchat Username?
Snapchat has just started to test this new feature. However, as of now, it is limited only to Australia. Moreover, you are allowed to change your username only once a year.
If you’re from Australia, you can change your username easily with the help of the steps mentioned below.
Users from other countries need to wait until Snapchat rolls out the feature worldwide. There’s no official update from Snapchat regarding the same. As people are loving the feature, it may be rolled out soon.
How to Change Your Snapchat Username
First of all, make sure to update the app to its latest version from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
Step 1: Launch Snapchat and tap your profile icon in the top right corner.
Step 2: Tap the Gear icon in the upper right corner of the screen to open Settings.
Step 3: Tap your Username and change it to a new one.
Step 4: Save the changes made.
Note: You can change your username once a year. If you change your username, you need to wait for a year to be eligible for a new username.
How to Change Your Username If You Are Not From Australia
If you are residing in regions other than Australia, you need to use a VPN.
Step 1: Go to Play Store or App Store and download a VPN.
Step 2: Connect to an Australian Server.
Now, proceed with the steps mentioned above. You might see an option to change your username.
If you are an iPhone user, you need to change your Apple ID country.
Go to your App Store Profile >> Select Apple ID >> Change country to Australia >> Tap OK.
Though Snapchat has not made an official statement regarding this, the feature may be rolled out soon globally.