What is the name of your Playstation

Apps / software Change PSN name


The same applies to PlayStation Network: You are not always satisfied with the name you choose first. But Sony has been providing a remedy since 2019. Only since then has it been possible to change the name of the PSN profile. The very first name change is free. From the second name change onwards, there is a charge: the normal price is € 9.99. Additional changes only cost € 4.99 for PlayStation Plus members. A return to an old name is free.

Changing the PSN name - that's how it works

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

By the way: You can also change your online ID directly on the PlayStation 4. To do this, call the Settings up and go over "Account management" on "Account information". Then you have to go into"profile" the field "Online IDYou can then change your name here.

quick start Guide

  1. Visit the Sony registration website and log in.
  2. On the left, select "PSN profile" at.
  3. Now you will see different options on the right. Click next to the point "Online ID" on "To edit".
  4. You will now see some warning notices that you can use with "I accept" and "Continue"should take note.
  5. You can then specify a new name and use the corresponding button to "check availability".
  6. If the name you have chosen is still available, you can use "To confirm"Select. You have now successfully changed your PSN name.