Changing your nickname

A nickname on TikTok is the name on your account in addition to your username. Your nickname is displayed in various areas in TikTok including the For You feed, Friends Tab, comments, and direct messages. All TikTok accounts are required to have nicknames.

To change your nickname:
1. In the TikTok app, tap Profile at the bottom.
2. Tap Edit profile.
3. Tap Name.
4. Enter your desired nickname. You can enter up to 30 characters. Keep in mind, nicknames must adhere to our Community Guidelines.
5. Tap Save.

Note: Your nickname can only be changed once every 7 days.

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