Skip to content

How to change your name in Fortnite?

  • by
  • 3 min read

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 an avid gamer, then you understand the importance of the in-game display name. If in case, your display name has gotten old and you want to change it, or you’ve spotted an error in the current one, or for whatever reason, you wish to change the name, you’ve come to the right place.

In this article, we’re going to explain how to change your name in Fortnite in a few easy steps.

Also read: What is Fortnite’s ‘Streamer mode’?

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 sign in with your account details.

Step 2: Once you are inside your account, hover the mouse over your display name at the top-right corner.

Step 3: Then select Account from the drop-down menu.

Step 4: Under the Account Info, click on the edit (pen) button beside your display name. 

Step 5: Enter the new name that you want to be displayed in Fortnite. Then, re-enter that same name in the box below to confirm your choice.

Step 6: Click on the box that displays I understand I can not change my display name again for 2 weeks after this change. Then click on the Confirm button to change your Fortnite name. 

The next time you open Fortnite, the updated name will be displayed. As mentioned above, you won’t be able to change your name in Fortnite for the next two weeks.

Also read: How to fix ‘Fortnite voice chat not working’?

Yatharth Singh

Yatharth is the Marketing Head at Candid.Technology. He sometimes writes about Apple, Gaming and Social Platforms and also indulges in offbeat tech stuff from time to time. Contact Yatharth via email:

Exit mobile version