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the-Bibliophile (1)

Hey all!

I noticed that there's a new Repl feature that allows us to change our username (one time only). I followed the instructions (it gave me a checkmark) and reloaded the page, however my username was still the old one. I am wondering if this is a bug or another issue? Thanks in advance!

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RYANTADIPARTHI (6047)

Try going to your account, and clicking cli from there. Try changing it there, if it doesn't work, then just report it to bugs. To get to bugs, scroll to the bottom of your sidebar, click get help, then click the orange button saying report a bug, then just report it.

the-Bibliophile (1)

@RYANTADIPARTHI Thanks so much! I did use the cli method, so I'm not sure why it's not working, but I will report that as a bug :)

Coder100 (18939)

Did you use the cli method?
The other method (?onboarding=1) is pretty much confirmed to not work.

try this link:
https://replit.com/~/cli/account/change-username?run=1

the-Bibliophile (1)

@Coder100 Yes that's exactly what I did (the CLI method)... I tried again and it still hasn't changed?

VulcanWM (2912)

How did you do it? Which instructions did you follow?

the-Bibliophile (1)

@VulcanWM through 'edit profile' and then the CLI feature...

VulcanWM (2912)

Oh okay which success message did it show you? @THEbibliophile

the-Bibliophile (1)

@VulcanWM
There was a green checkmark (which I assume meant that it was approved) and the message "username must be between 2 and 15 characters." Since the username I wanted to use met these requirements I thought it would work...