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How to get a Display Name on Roblox

Roblox players can customize their names in their own unique way. Here’s how to get a Display Name on Roblox.

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Roblox consists of its own world where players customize their avatars and display names that give them a unique identity. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how you can get a Display Name on Roblox.

The player-base of multiplayer games often like to boast their accomplishments and flaunt their unique display names or tags that are considered unique and rare. Often these players choose names related to popular culture references, which becomes their mainstream identity.

However, these identities are relevant to the world inside a specific game. The world’s biggest game creation system Roblox has a similar feature where you can easily choose a Display Name of your liking that defines you.

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What’s a Display Name in Roblox?

Display Names in Roblox are unlike Usernames, which are unique to each player, followed by the @ symbol in the prefix. A Display Name is not unique and can be changed repeatedly as the player desires.

They appear in places such as your profile, chat, search, people lists, or over your avatar’s head whenever you visit an experience. If you choose not to set a Display Name, your username becomes your Display Name.

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How to get a Display Name in Roblox

To get your Display Name, all you need to do is head over to the gear icon, which is the settings option. Once you click or tap on it, you’ll be able to see your account info, which contains your Display Name.

However, there is also an option provided there to change your Display Name. There is no limit to how many times a player can change the Display Names that appear over your avatar’s head. A Display Name becomes your identity in Roblox when you connect with other players in the universe.

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How to change your Display Name in Roblox

Changing your Display Name is one of the most basic tasks any player can do. Whether you’re using a PC or a mobile phone to play Roblox, the steps are rather simple to change it.

  1. Log in to your Roblox account
  2. Go to the Account Settings option on the top right of the screen
  3. Click the gear icon (PC) or the three dots (mobile)
  4. Click on the Account Information option which consists of Display Name, Username etc.
  5. Click on the Display Name option and click the pencil right next to it
  6. Type your desired Display Name and click save.

Changing a Display Name has several limitations and restrictions as well. Once you have changed your Display Name, you cannot change it again for the next 7 days. Also, it must be between 3-21 characters which should only include letters, numbers, and underscores.


Games like Roblox keep on pushing the envelope when it comes down to character creation and giving players that ultimate personalized experience. However, games like Fortnite are catching up to the trend with its upcoming Creative 2.0.

For more, check out our guide on what AFK means in Roblox.

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