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How to change your PlayStation Network ID | PSN on PS4 or web browser

Video game enthusiasts whose main gaming rig will enjoy the changes Sony has made to the PlayStation Network ID setup. As you might already painfully have known, you were not allowed to change the PSN ID once set up.

That left many users with weird hard to remember (or read) names such as 48inget649xx. Well, 🙂 you can give some examples of the most hilarious and out-of-this-world names you have seen in the PlayStation Network.

On Wednesday, April 12, Sony made key changes to the PSN ID system. Giving gamers the ability to change their names. Finally, you can change that absurd name your 11-year-old self thought is funny, to something that reflects better with your maturity over the years.

You can change your PSN ID on the PS4 gaming rig itself, or through a web browser, but not so fast:

All PS4 games originally published on or after April 1st, 2018 have been developed to support the online ID change feature, but we do not guarantee that they are fully compatible with the feature,” wrote Sony as a disclaimer in its FAQ.

The large majority of most actively played PS4 games support the feature.”

How to change PSN ID on PS4

On your PS4 gaming rig, go to Settings > Account Management > Account Information > Profile > Online ID

. Once here, type in the new ID you would like.

You will also be presented with a list of suggestions for your PSN ID. Once you have settled on a name, select the confirm button.

How to change PSN ID on web browser

On your choice device, desktop computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, or a web browser on any PlayStation console. Go to the, select PSN Profile in the menu and click on Edit button located near your ID.

Type the new ID of your choice; again PlayStation will give you suggestion of IDs to use.

The first time you change your ID, you will not be asked to pay. However, subsequent changes will come at a fee of $4.99 for PlayStation Plus members, but regular users will get $9.99.

Felix Omondi

Kenyan citizen with a passion for writing for as long as I can remember. In my spare time, I like to blog and read up on trends that's happening around the world.

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