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How do I change my name in Team Fortress 2?

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asked 12 years ago in GeneralGeneral by anonymous  

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You don't actually change your name in Team Fortress 2 (Unless you're playing 360/PS3 version, I can't help you there). What you are doing is changing your Steam Username (Not login name).


1. Go to your friend's list, and go up to your picture/username. Click the upside down triangle and on the dropdown list, click "Change Profile Name...". On the next screen you can modify it how you wish and then click OK to save the changes.


2. In the main Steam window, go to the "Friends" tab at the top, and at the bottom will be the button "Change Profile Name...". Follow the same steps as above.


3. If you're already in game, press Shift+Tab to open up the Steam Browser. Then you can follow the steps from #1.
answered 12 years ago by PixelSith64 Mercenary (1,927 points)   1 5 40
thanks i need to change my name to a diffrent name current name dghull
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Press Shift+tab and click on change username, and you should be set.
answered 12 years ago by smitti9 Adept (760 points)   11
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You can change name in-game by going to Options if I am not wrong.
answered 12 years ago by xboxer King (32,462 points)   6 11 48
that wont help anyone :P
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stream open up friend window and change it there

answered 12 years ago by Lunamaria Adept (895 points)   1 17
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change your Steam username in Steam-Settings-Friends-Profile Name
answered 12 years ago by Filoleg Adept (873 points)   18
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You can only change the "Profile name" not the username itself. Right click the steam icon in the taksbar -> friendslist - > on top -> drop down arrow ->  change the profile name or else go to settings and change the name. While in a game, press Shift + tab to change the name.
answered 12 years ago by gamerx1990 Mercenary (1,491 points)   2 18
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you can change your profile name via the steam client and it'll change in TF2 as well
answered 12 years ago by drakaenae King (41,339 points)   5 9 79
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If you are playing PC, then (assuming you are using steam) go to your name in your steam friends list and click "change name" at the bottom
answered 12 years ago by Cloudzers Adept (867 points)   2 3 12

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