How to Change Your Name on VRChat – Quick and Easy Guide with FAQs & More

Do you know how you can change your name on VR chat?

Let’s find out.

How to Change Your Name on VR Chat?

  1. Log into
  2. Click the blue “Profile” button that appears below your name, status (if any), and avatar thumbnail.
  3. You can update your profile by changing your username, email address, and/or password. To confirm your changes, you must retype them.

How to Change Your VRChat Name for Steam?

Your username is the first thing you use to identify yourself within VRChat. It cannot be changed, but you must use it to log into the game.

You may change your display name. It’s the name that other people see when they view your avatar. It’s the same as your user name by default, but you may change it once every 90-day period.

To change your display name in VRChat, follow these steps:

  • Log into VRChat by going to its homepage, and then entering your login details.
  • Sign into your official VRChat profile.
  • Click the “My Profile” button, which shows your name, profile picture, and status.
  • You can use this window to change your account settings, which include changing your display username.
  • Enter your password and click on “Change display name”

Your display name must consist of between four and fifteen characters. It cannot be identical (or similar) to anyone else’s username or display name.

You won’t be able to change your display names. However, your username to log into the app will stay the same.

How to Change Your Name in Oculus VRChat?

If you have an Oculus, you may also change the name of your VRChat profile. The procedure is the same thing:

  1. Visit the VRChat site and log in using your username and password.
  2. To see your avatar, status, and profile, go to the Profile tab. You can change your username here.
  3. Enter and reenter a unique display name.
  4. Save your changes and play again to see if they worked.

If you want to modify your Oculus account name, you can do so at any time. However, if you do so, your new name will become public and available on all Oculus-powered devices. You can modify your name once every six months or once every half a year.

If you want to change your Oculus username, follow the instructions below.

  1. Open your web browser and go to
  2. Log into your account.
  3. On the left side of your screen, select the Profile tab.
  4. Enter the username field.
  5. Click on the Edit button from the drop-down list.
  6. Enter your new username and password for the first time.
  7. When you’re finished, just hit “save” and then confirm.
How to Change Your Name on VR Chat?

How to Change Your Name on VR Chat?

How to Merge Steam or Oculus Quest Account with VRChat Account?

If you want to merge your Steam or Oculus account with VRChat, you can simply take a look at the steps and then proceed to follow them. You might be scared to do so, but if you’re able to do so, you can easily do so.

To consolidate your accounts, you need to do the following:

  • Go to VRChat in your web browser.
  • Click the login button at the top right.
  • To create an account, select Register, fill out the form, and then press Create Account.
  • From the left side navigation bar, click on the Account Link. You’ll see some instructions, then enter the merge token at the bottom. Leave this page open.
  • Go to VRChat Settings>Menu>Settings.
  • On the bottom right side of your screen, select the “Upgrade Account” option.
  • Click Generate and press Copy.
  • Go back to that page in your web browser and click the button labeled “Enter Merge Token.” Paste the code into the box and press enter.
  • Click the Merge Accounts link.

How Do I Make a VRChat Account?

Establishing a VRChat account is quite easy. You simply need to follow these steps:

  • Go to VRChat in your web browser.
  • From the login screen, select registration.
  • Enter your information into the form.
  • To check if you’ve accepted the terms and conditions, click “I agree” at the bottom of the page.
  • Make sure you’re not a robot by checking the square-shaped box.
  • Click the checkmark next to Keep Me Up To Date and then create an account.

How Do I Modify My Email Address in VRChat?

You’ve made a good choice by keeping your business and personal email accounts separate. Mistakes happen when we learn new things.

  • Visit
  • Log into your account by selecting “Login”. Enter your username and password here.
  • Click the Login button.
  • Click on the “Profile” button at the top right corner of the page. If you’re logged out, you don’t need to confirm yourself.
  • Enter your new email in the Email field and click Change Email.
  • It’s easy to update your email in VRChat, and you did it perfectly.


Why do I keep seeing robots in VRChat?

If an avatar is ranked “Very Poor” on VRChat for Quest (or any headset), it will be hidden by default.

You will see an avatar of a gray robotic figure with the words “Perf Blocker” on its body. To view it, you must first click “Show Avatar.” However, clicking “Show Avatars” on the figure has no effect.

Can an 11-year-old use VRChat?

VRChat has a long history of objectionable content and is often extremely unsuitable for children’s eyes and eardrums.

All major headset manufacturers recommend that all users be at the minimum age of 13, if not older.

Can a 12-year-old use a virtual reality headset?

There is no consensus on the minimum recommended ages for VR headsets. However, Sony recommends that customers be at most 12 years old in order for them to use its PlayStation VR system.

The Oculus Rift and the Samsung Gear VR, two popular VR headsets, have an “over 13” requirement. However, Gottsis is annoyed by kids who are always using VR because they’re too young for it.

Is VRChat safe to use?

The Trust and Safety feature ensures that even if the default settings for the game are used, the game won’t allow you to use avatars that could harm others.

Because malicious people won’t be able to access these functions, you can enjoy yourself without worrying about them.

Can a 12-year-old play VRChat?

You need to be at least 13 years old to use the platform.


VRChat is a fun place to hang out with friends and meet new ones. If you’re looking for a good time, VRChat is the perfect platform for you.

If you have any questions feel free to comment below.


  • Victor Marquez

    Victor is the Editor in Chief at Techtyche. He tests the performance and quality of new VR boxes, headsets, pedals, etc. He got promoted to the Senior Game Tester position in 2021. His past experience makes him very qualified to review gadgets, speakers, VR, games, Xbox, laptops, and more. Feel free to check out his posts.

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