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League of Legends Name Change: Step-by-Step Guide

Guides 11-06-2024 15:31

Changing your name in League of Legends isn't that hard, but it can be confusing if you haven't done it before. We are here to show you two ways to change your Riot ID in League of Legends.

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League of Legends Name Change: Everything you need to know. | © Riot Games

Want to change your name in League of Legends? Maybe “xXxNightKillerHunterxXx" isn't as cool as you thought it was when you were younger, or perhaps “WhoIsYourZeddy” isn't that funny to explain when you play with your siblings. Whatever the reason might be, we've got you covered.

Here are some simple steps to follow to change your name in League of Legends.

League of Legends Name Change: Two Options

There are two ways to change your Riot ID in League of Legends. One and the most common way to change your name is through the League of Legends client. The other way is through the browser. 

How To Change Your Riot ID In The Client

Step 1:

First, you want to log into your client. Once that is done, click on the LoL shop in the top right corner. The shop icon looks like three stacks of coins.

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Change your name in LoL - Step 1 | © Riot Games

Step 2:

If you didn’t screw up on the first step, you should be in the shop, and the client should look something like the picture below. Now, you want to click on the account settings in the shop. The icon looks like a person with one gear behind him.

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Change your name in LoL - Step 2 | © Riot Games

Step 3:

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Now you have made it into the account shop. Your next step is to click on the button saying “Riot ID Change”. This will lead you to the final step.

Step 4:

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Click on "Continue"

Step 5:

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This is the final step. In the "Game Name" text field, you can enter your new name. Also, you have to have a tagline. For example, rift#feed or riftfeed#123.

Now you gotta press "Save Changes" and congratulations, you're done!

How to Change Your LoL Name In The Browser

Yeah, this is pretty much the same, but faster.

  1. Go to your Riot Account page
  2. Change your Riot ID and tag
  3. Click Save Changes

Way easier.

League of Legends: Difference Between Riot ID and Username

In this text, we taught you how to change your Riot ID. Username, on the other hand, is something else. Where Riot ID is the name you have in-game and the name to look up if you want to check out your stats, your League of Legends username is the name you use to log into your account. The username is used by Riot as your Account-ID, so it has to be entirely unique for one player. You can change your username on the official League of Legends webpage.

Can You Change Your LoL Name and Riot ID For Free? 

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Make sure to check when you can change your Riot ID again. | © Riot Games

Riot have revealed that changing ones Riot ID can be done for free. Initially, they wanted to charge players for it, but after immense backlash have changed their opinion. Now, players can change their Riot ID for free every 90 days. So, if you don't like your name after a long time, you can change it for 90 days to see whether a new name fits you better. 

Now, you should know everything there is to know in order to change your Riot ID. If you are curious about other League of Legends facts, check these articles out:

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