How to change Name on PS4?

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When Sony has launched the PlayStation Network at that moment, players directly run to download the PSN and select a name for their online account. But they didn’t realize that the name will be permanent for their account. And when they found it, then they feel so sad that they can never change their name from there. Sony has refused to let you change your name from the account.  But every problem has a solution which helps you to solve your problem and have some change.

In October 2018, Sony finally declared that now players can able to change their PSN name without any problem. It can help the players to have a new name on their accounts and may run their game with a new identity. The option is now released in the beta as a part of the PS preview program. But now every player can get this benefit on various devices and have relief by changing their PSN name.

change Name on PS4

You can consider the below information if you want to learn the steps for changing your PSN name. It can also help you to know about various aspects of the account by changing the name.

Steps to Change Name

  • First, you need to go to the settings, and from there, you have to select Account Management. From there, you have to open Account Information and then Profile and then online ID.
  • After visiting your online ID, you have to enter a new PSN name which you want to see as your new name on the screen. You will able to see on the suggestion, and then you have to follow all the given prompts on the screen to complete the process.
  • It can help you to move forward to your next step of the name change and helps you to have a new name of your choice. The name plays a significant role in each and every person’s life, whether it’s a game life name or a real-life name.
  • After choosing the name, then you have to open a web browser where you will sign into the PlayStation Network Account.
  • Then you have to choose the PSN profile and then click on the edit button, which is beside your online Id. There you have to enter a new PSN name of your choice and finally follow all the onscreen prompts to have a new name.
  • Having a new name doesn’t mean that you have lost all your old records that will remain safe; you don’t need to get worried. You can also opt for your old name by visiting the PlayStation Support.


With the help of the information given above, you can easily able to learn how you can change your name on PS4. It can also help you to have a new name as well as keep in contact with your old name. You should opt for these steps if you want a change in your name as it will help you to get a good result. 

(Forza pro player since 2011)

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