Here’s How You Can Change Steam Account Name


Every username tells a story about the human behind it. Login screen text is one of the first impressions for any given multiplayer online game and it’s a great way to set your personality free from your everyday life. It’s very common though to be attached to a username you’ve used for many years, playing games on various login pages from sites you visit every day. Over time this may make you feel a little dissatisfied with the name you picked out in your teenage years or earlier.

If you’ve been a Steam user for some time now, chances are that your user name might have a specific meaning attached to it. If you want to change it at any point of time, then this article will lead you through the process of how to change steam name.

There is no way you can change steam account name. username you choose while making a steam account gets tied to your account forever hence you won’t be able to change it under any circumstances. it has been made very clear in the steam user manual that your user name cannot be changed however the reason behind this  strict rule has remained unknown. 

Alternative method

First Step: Deleting your Steam account

one of the alternative through which you can get a new username will be deleting your current steam account. However you should know that deleting your steam account will actually mean that all of your data which you have stored over the years such as your unfinished games and purchased games will be gone as well. So be careful if you are considering this step. 

One of The perks of deleting your account will be that you can now create a new steam account. Now in this way you can have a new beginning and have a username of your own choice. however you should know that you will lose access to all of your stored data after deleting your account. 

Step Two: Creating a New Account

After deleting your account you can go back and create a new account on steam without any restrictions.

Now you can have username of your own choice.  Your account name should describe who you are, but keep in mind that your personality and interests may change over time. 

How to Change Your Steam Profile Name

  • Drag your cursor over your username at the top of the screen in the Steam programme on your Mac or PC. It’s just close to the word “Library.”
  • Select “Profile” from the drop-down menu.
  • On this screen, look for the “Edit Profile” button and click it.
  • Change the top-level choice, Profile Name, to your new, preferred name. After that, scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Save changes.”

Steam saves all of your previous usernames for purposes of convenience. If you do not want this feature enabled, please revisit your profile page and click the arrow next to your username. Select ‘Clear previous usernames.’

Your new profile name will now appear on your personal account as well as in any online games you participate in. However, this will not change your username; when you log into Steam, you will continue to use the same username as before.

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