Mark Zuckerberg’s new Threads app is already fierce competition for Twitter and is already going viral on other social networking sites. Millions of users have already downloaded the app and broken many records.
If you landed on this page, chances are you’re already using the app and looking for an option to change your username. So, is it possible to change your thread account username?
Can you change your Threads username?
Actually, Instagram’s Threads app is still very new and there is no option to change the username. Because the Threads app requires you to sign up through Instagram, the app uses your Instagram username to log in.
Aside from the username, Threads also uses other Instagram account details to provide certain features; this includes your basic information.
While there is no option in the Threads app to change your username, changing the Instagram username will update the new username in the Threads app. So changing the Instagram username will reflect the change in your Threads account.
How do you change your Threads username?
As we know, there is no option to change the username in the Threads app; we need to change the username on Instagram first. Here’s how to change your Instagram username.
1. Open the Instagram app on your smartphone and tap your profile picture bottom right.
2. On the profile screen, tap the Edit profile knob.
3. In the Edit profile, tap User name field and type the username you want to set. When you’re done, tap the Finished knob.
4. Once you change your username on Instagram, the change will immediately be reflected in the Threads app.
That is it! This is how you can change your username in the Threads app.
How to change basic data in Threads app?
While there is no option to change Threads username in the app, you can easily update your basic information. Your Threads account allows you to change basic details such as bio, links, account type, etc.
So if you want to keep your Instagram and Threads accounts separate, you might want to make a few changes to the Threads profile settings. Here’s what you can do.
1. Open the Threads app on your smartphone and tap the Profile picture bottom right.
2. On the profile screen, tap the Edit profile choice.
3. On Edit Profile you can edit your Bioadd a clutchand switch the account types.
That is it! This way you can make basic changes to your Threads profile.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I change the Threads username?
Currently there is no option to change the Threads username. You need to change your Instagram username to update the new username in the Threads app.
How to switch accounts on threads?
To switch between accounts on threads, you must first add your accounts to the Instagram app. Once added, log out of your account in the Threads app and then log in with the account you added to Instagram.
Can I have multiple Threads accounts?
Yes, Threads accounts are free for everyone and you can have one for all of your Instagram accounts. You can also add multiple Instagram accounts to the Instagram app and switch between them with ease.
Can I have threads without Instagram?
No! Threads is closely associated with Instagram and there is no way to create an account with Threads without Instagram. The Threads app requires an active Instagram account to work.
How many times can I change the Instagram username?
While Instagram allows you to change your username, you can only change it twice. Once you have changed it twice, you have to wait 14 days to change it again.
Also read: How to make your Threads account private
Changing the username on Threads is easy; you need to change your Instagram username. However, this can be a huge turn off for those Threads users who want to keep Instagram and Threads account separate. Currently this is the only option to change the Threads app username.