- Reddit App: Open the Reddit app → Tap on the Profile icon → My profile → Change Username → Next → Save username.
- Reddit Website: Visit the Reddit website → Login → Tap on your Avatar → Select Profile → Change Username → Continue → Save Username.
- You can also change the Reddit display name in the Reddit app or website anytime.
Reddit is an online news platform where you can read, share, comment, upvote, and downvote any posts posted on Reddit. The username plays an important role in all social media apps. The username is the key factor in making your profile popular. If you’re looking to change your username on Reddit, unfortunately, it is not possible. You cannot change your Reddit username like changing the username on Instagram or Snapchat. But, if you have signed up on Reddit for the first time using your Apple ID or Google account, then you have 30 days to change the username. You can easily change the username of your Reddit account in the Reddit app or website.
How to Change the Username of Your Reddit Account
You can change the Reddit username in the official app or website.
On Reddit App:
(1) Launch the Reddit app on your Android or iOS device.
(2) Hit the Profile icon displayed at the top left.
(3) Select the option My profile from the profile settings.
(4) Tap the option Change Username on the popup.
(5) Type the new username on the box and select Next.
(6) Tap the option Save Username to change the username of your Reddit account.,
On Reddit Website:
(1) Open a web browser on your Windows or Mac.
(2) Go to the official Reddit website.
(3) Select the Login button and enter your Reddit account credentials.
(4) Click on your Avatar icon at the top right and select the option Profile from the dropdown.
(5) A pop-up will appear on the screen. Select the option Change Username on the pop-up menu.
(6) Type your desired username on the box and click Continue.
(7) Then, look for the option Save Username on the next page.
How to Change the Display name of Your Reddit Account
You can also change the display name of your Reddit account in the Reddit app or website.
(1) Launch the Reddit app on your smartphone.
(2) Select your Profile image exhibited at the top.
(3) Click on the option My profile.
(4) Select the option Edit profile and tap Display name.
(5) Enter your new display name and tap the option Save to change the display name of your Reddit account.
(1) Navigate to the Reddit website from a web browser on your Mac or Windows PC.
(2) Select the Login button and sign in to your Reddit account.
(3) Tap the Profile icon displayed at the top and hit the option User settings.
(4) Click the Profile tab on the User settings page.
(5) Select the Display name field and enter your new display name within 40 characters.
(7) Now, navigate to your Reddit profile page. Here, your new display name will be exhibited under the profile image.
Frequently Asked Questions
No. You can’t change the username on Reddit. If you have signed up on Reddit using the Apple ID or Google account, then you can change the user name of your Reddit account.
To switch your account on Reddit, tap on the Account icon → Settings → Account Settings → Switch Accounts → Select the account.
★ Open the Reddit app and click your profile image.
☆ Select User Settings → Navigate to the option Change Password and select Change.
★ Type your old password for verification and enter your new password.
☆ Hit the option Confirm and select Save.