This question already has an answer here:

When I signed up, I gave my desired screen name in the place where John Doe was used as an example. Instead of that name, I got the wimpy user70330 instead.

How can I fix this?

marked as duplicate by gnat, Patrick Hofman support Mar 6 '17 at 6:41

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.


Go to the Edit Profile & Settings option in your profile. There in the Public Information section you can see the Display Name textbox. Update your desired name in the box it will reflect in your account.

Link to your Meta Stack Exchange edit profile link: https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/edit/current

  • 1
    THANKS!! It worked. I am ... BORN2CODE – born2code Mar 6 '17 at 4:10

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .