Frequently Asked Questions

How can I change my Minecraft username?

To change your Minecraft username:

  1. 1. Go to, and log in with your email address and password.
  2. 2. Find your Minecraft profile name and click on "Change" link (next to your profile name).
  3. 3. Enter your new Minecraft name and password. Double check your username as you won't be able to change it for 30 days.
  4. 4. Click the "Change name" button.

When can I change my Minecraft username?

You can change your Minecraft username once every 30 days.

What happens to my old Minecraft name?

You can change your username back to your old username after 30 days. Everyone else must wait 37 days before they can switch to your old Minecraft username.

What is UUID?

UUID is Universally Unique Identifier. Every Minecraft account has a own unique UUID. The UUID of a Minecraft account will never change, Mojang and Minecraft servers use UUID to track players and make sure that bans, ranks, etc, remain with the player even after they change their name.

Can I remove my Minecraft username history?

Mojang has stated that it is their intention that previous usernames can be seen and they have provided a method to allow the public to access this information. Therefore we will not alter or remove name information or history.

Can you help with a problem with my Minecraft account?

Unfortunately this website is not affiliated with Mojang or Microsoft, the developers of Minecraft. If you need help with your Minecraft account, please contact Mojang directly as we won't be able to help. We have no control over Minecraft accounts.