How To Change Google PlayStore Account Display Username
Google PlayStore is an Android store that offers many free and paid games or applications for free. There is much cool stuff you can download from this safe and secure store, in other to use Google PlayStore, a Google Account creation is needed and that requires you choose a preferred name. Overtime, so people want to change their Playstore username but they don't know how to go about it, I have shared various steps to change your Google Play Display Name.
Google Offers one account for all, meaning that changes made on one account, let's say Google Games will affect all other connected Google Services, so changing your Google Playstore name also change your YouTube username, GMail Name, Email, Hangout, Google Drive, e.t.c Google Policy allows you to change your username thrice every 3 months, so think twice now before making changes to it.
There are reasons you might want to change your display name on Google Play store, this can include your full name being displayed on apps and games reviews, some people care badly about their privacy, so using their full names on reviews can be really careless, so it is advisable to change your username on playstore if you fall on this category.
Nevertheless, I've changed my own username like twice, it was because of the name I use in comments and posting, but now we are allowed custom name on Blogger. Changing of display name is very easy than you think, I thought of this article when someone needed my help in changing Google Playstore Account name (IGN), so now we are here, below contains the working steps.
Change Google Playstore Android's (IGN) Display Name
I have also shared Google's official suggested method, all works and are fast, choose which is convenient for you.
Method #1. Google+ Account Name Change
Google Plus has been shut down, we all know that, good, but that doesn't mean you can't still be logged in there. So now, we make use of it.
Also, you can change other important details visibility and information like Mobile Number, Email, Sites, DOB, Email and lots more. This is the number one step to change your display name across Google Service and most importantly, your Google Playstore Username.
Method #2. Google Accounts Online Login
This is another simple method, in fact, you need to be aware of this when you want to make major changes to your Google Account display name or other related details.
Here you can see different account settings, security-related
Click 'Personal Info' to change display name across google services, even Google Playstore instantly
Click 'Done' and open Playstore to confirm changes.
From this login page, you can add different backup emails and numbers in case of account loss and also change your password. Most importantly as well, if you do not want personalized advertisement from Google, you can change it too, now no more ads based on trackings of your activities such as browsing history and cookies storage.
Method #3. Edit your name via Phone Settings
This is recommended by Google Play, I am quoting their statement and sharing their tutorial here.
Google Said: "You can change your name as many times as you want, but no more than 3 times in one minute. This limitation doesn't apply to accounts created less than 2 weeks ago.
On your Android phone or tablet, open your device's Settings app.
Tap Google and then Manage your Google Account.
At the top, tap Personal info.
Under "Profile," tap Name and then Edit Edit. You may be asked to sign in.