When you’re playing Minecraft online, whether its with your friends or on a public server, the first thing you’ll notice is that everyone has their username on top of their head. And that includes you. So if you no don’t like yours for whatever reason, be it that it’s no longer to your liking or it’s outdated, or even if you had no idea that’s what it was, there’s way to change it to something more appropriate for you.
The first thing you have to consider is that there are two different versions of the Minecraft, and all of the platforms play on one or the other:
How to change your username on Minecraft: Java Edition
You can change your username as many times as you want for free, but remember that you can only do so once every 30 days.
How to change your username on Bedrock (Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, PC, mobile)
Minecraft Bedrock is unique in that, since it allows for online crossplay, it asks you to link your game to a Microsoft account to have access to online multiplayer. In some instances, you can still play offline (like on consoles and mobile devices), and in those cases, you only need to change your name in the game’s settings. For PlayStation, your name will always match your PSN name, while on Nintendo Switch it’ll match your console’s profile name.
If you do have a Microsoft account linked to your game, then just follow the next steps to change your username:
Remember that the first time you change your Xbox/Microsoft username, it’ll be free. But every time after that, you’ll be charged $9.99 to change it again.