I mistakenly entered my account name as:


Can anyone advise me how to change the account name to:


... assuming that 'james' is not already taken,

... or to something else?

Perhaps, the easiest solution is to just ask the administrator to delete my account so that I can start again?

  • Without mentioning what kind of account the is it is impossible to say. – RalfFriedl Oct 25 '18 at 22:33
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    Do you mean your Stack Exchange account? – Jeff Schaller Oct 25 '18 at 22:35

Go to your Profile page, click "Edit Profile & Settings", and change the "Display Name" field. There's no requirement that display names be unique, so you should be able to change it to James or whatever else you like.

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