Twitter is becoming more useful for professionals. It allows us to connect with the businesses with their updates and businesses with their potential customers. If your Twitter handle does not represent your profile/name you can change it.
The process of changing the Twitter handle takes only a minute. And it does not require any verification. Let’s start to the task…
How to change Twitter handle
You can change the Twitter handle on the mobile application as well as on a browser. I have explained both ways. Follow the guide according to your device.
How to change Twitter handle on mobile
Open Twitter menu
Open the Twitter menu by clicking on the profile picture on the top of the screen. It will open the Twitter menu on the left side of the screen.
Go to Settings and privacy
On the Twitter menu, you will find Settings and privacy. Click on that menu to open Twitter Settings and privacy page.
Open Account options
Open Account options from the Account menu.
Open username option
Click on the username to edit the handle.
Chose a new username
Type a new username on the New field available under the Current username. If the new username is available, you can set it as your new Twitter handle.
Click on the Done button at the bottom of the screen.
How to change Twitter handle on a desktop browser
Go to More from the menu
On the left side of the Twitter page you will see More option. Click on that menu.
Open Settings and privacy
Click on Settings and privacy menu on the pop up menu window to open Twitter Settings page.
Go to username section
On the Settings and privacy page under Account tab click on username(where your current username is showing).
Now on the Change username page choose a new username you want and save it.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can Twitter handle be changed?
Yes, you can change Twitter handle (@username) on Account settings under Settings & Privacy. This can be changed on a mobile as well as on twitter on web.
Can you change your twitter handle and keep followers?
Yes, after changing Twitter handle the followers will stay safe. It will not affect the account in any way.
Can two twitter accounts have the same username?
No, the usernames on Twitter are unique. You can not create a username that is already on Twitter.
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