Starting Feb. 23, people on Snapchat will be able to change their usernames once per year without starting a whole new account, the company said Thursday. The update will let people change names without resetting friends lists, Snap scores or memories, Snapchat confirmed in an email.
To change your username, tap the Bitmoji icon to head to your profile. Access settings by tapping the gear icon. Tap username and then change username. You’ll be reminded that usernames can only be changed once a year before you can type and lock in your new username.
Snapchat called username changes one of the most requested features for the app. It will be available on both iOS and Android.