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How can I change my name on a site in Stack Exchange network?

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Go to your profile page and click "edit". – ChrisF Apr 3 '11 at 19:55
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@ChrisF How can I change my name on the moblile interface? – DatEpicCoderGuyWhoPrograms Apr 29 '14 at 0:57
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A caveat: any '@' mentions won't be updated. If the reason you want to change your account is to remove your real name from the web, that's unfortunate. – Colonel Panic Feb 16 '15 at 19:52
    
Great question but it unfortunately is not (yet) included in the FAQ for some reason; even though changing the name may be more relevant to new users than changing their gravatar or picture (since one starts out with the akward "user + number")? – Lone Wolf Apr 1 at 14:17
    
@LoneWolf well, just "how can I change display name?" I too simple for a full faq entry, in my opinion. animuson just formally rejected the proposed faq by editing out the tag. – Shadow Wizard Apr 23 at 8:34
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@animuson what about if we change this question (and give proper answer of course) to something more general like "How can I edit my profile data?" - currently the faq contains only entries for the avatar, nothing about name, location, etc. – Shadow Wizard Apr 23 at 8:35
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Edit your profile and either save it or save and Copy profile to all Stack Exchange accounts.

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Thanks a lot it helped me.. – Shylendra Madda Jun 19 '14 at 9:53

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With the new bar this procedure has changed slightly

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Name changes are rate limited to one change per 30 days

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Go to your profile page, there's an Edit link in the Info tab.

Note that you can't do that more than once every 30 days.

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