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Why can't one change their username?
DanDo1 (6)

Dear Repl,
I created my account through Gmail because I was lazy, and Repl did not let me choose my username. I would like to know the reasoning behind that. Is it to prevent offensive usernames in a "learning environment" Or is it just a mistake on my part?

Thanks,
-Cody

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Mosrod (552)

Email [email protected] about a username change.

PYer (4015)

Yeah. The repl.it team should make it so that anybody can change their username. At any time.

HTMLstar1325 (4)

i really want to change my username too. mine is so cringe.

HTMLstar1325 (4)

yeah. they should really let you be able to change it.

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Yeah I think if you contact timchen he can change username. To choose your username you need to actually type out your email. I agree that repl should not auto generate username if you just you click log in with google. I can talk to timchen about that.

TheBirdaplierBi (0)

I have a similar situation but the automatic username choice was a bit more unfortunate (at least for a conservative like me)