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How to change your display name in Fortnite? How to delete your account?

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Fortnite is an online multiplayer game released in 2017 by Epic Games. The game features three modes, which have the same structure and gameplay. The three modes are Save the world, Battle Royale and Creative.

If you are a pro gamer, then you understand the importance of a display name. If in case, your display name is not according to your expectations or if you want to change the display name anyways, this is an article for you. We have also covered how you can delete your Fortnite account at the end of this guide.

How to change your display name in Fortnite?

You cannot change your display inside the game. You will have to sign in on the website to change your display name in Fortnite.

Here are the steps to change the display name in Fortnite.

Step 1: Go to and then sign in with your account details.Step 2: Once you are inside your account, hover the mouse on your display name at the top right corner.

Step 3: Select Account from the drop-down menu.Step 4: Under the account info, click on the edit button beside your display name. Step 5: Enter the new name that you want. After that, re-enter that same name to confirm it. Step 6: Tick on the box that displays I understand I can not change my display name again for 2 weeks after this change and then click on the Confirm button. After this, you can see your new updated display name in Fortnite.

How to delete your Fortnite account?

If you are now tired of the game or you have switched to some other game, follow the steps given below to delete your Fortnite account. For that, first, sign in on

Step 1: Go to your display name and then select Account. Step 2: Scroll below and then click on Request Delete Account. Remember to save any critical data before you carry on with the above step as once the account is deleted, and it cannot be recovered.

Also read: How to delete PUBG account permanently?

Kumar Hemant

Kumar Hemant

Deputy Editor at Candid.Technology. Hemant writes at the intersection of tech and culture and has a keen interest in science, social issues and international relations. You can contact him here: