How to Change Your Name in Call of Duty?

Hate your Call of Duty username or have a cooler idea? Then let us show you how to change your name in Call of Duty in short steps!

Updated on Jul 19, 2023
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How to Change Your Name in Call of Duty?

It is possible to change your player name, whether you made your Call of Duty account at a humiliating period of your life or you simply want to spice things up. With an Activision account, you can have the Call of Duty nickname you want in minutes.

Players can use any display name they want with a tag. Even better, a nickname can be chosen by multiple users. So how is it done? Let's take a look!

How to Change Your CoD Display Name?

The process of changing your display name in every game of Call of Duty is actually quite easy. First of all, you need to know that the whole process is done through your Activision account. You also need a username change token to change your display name in Call of Duty.

These tokens are given to you every six months and you are only allowed to keep two tokens. These rules are the same for console and PC and all cross platform play styles. So this means that if you have just changed your username, you have to wait six months for a new desired name if you don't have the token.

Whether you're playing Call of Duty Modern Warfare or Black Ops Cold War, if you're not happy with your username, you can easily change it through your Activision account. So let's find out together how you can do it. We will teach you how to change your username for games like Call of Duty Modern Warfare and Black Ops Cold War in two steps via Activision ID.

Method 1: With Activision Account

Bad display names can be really annoying sometimes and you may want to have the best username. So without wasting any time, let's teach you how to change display names in method 1.

The first way to change your desired name is of course by accessing your Activision ID. Follow these steps to change via Activision ID:

  1. Access and login to your Activision account on the website

  2. Select Activision account from here

  3. Find your username from the home screen and click Basic Info

  4. From here, click on the Edit icon next to your Activision ID

  5. Type your display name and save


Method 2: In-game Change

In some games such as Call of Duty Modern Warfare, Warzone and Black Ops Cold War, you can easily change your display name without entering your Activision ID or without the need for account linking option. So, how is it? Let's explain in the easiest way!

  1. Launch the Call of Duty game you want to change your name (the interface may differ depending on which game of Call of Duty you want to change, but the steps are similar)

  2. Find and click Options on the home screen

  3. Find and enter the Account tab from the options here

  4. Select Activision Account from the left menu

  5. Select Change Display Name from the drop-down menu.

  6. Enter and confirm your new display name


That's how easy it is to change your username in popular games like Black Ops Cold War or Warzone, or Modern Warfare,best selling Call of Duty games ever. But please note that you can't do this very often! Have fun and good luck.

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