Can I Change My Gamertag For Free?

Do you have to pay to change your username on Xbox?

You can easily change your Xbox gamertag.

If you want to change the gamertag that we created for you when you first signed up for Xbox (meaning you didn’t choose it yourself), you can change it one time for free..

Is Xbox support open?

Xbox Representatives Hours Live Xbox customer service is open 24/7 for its customers.

How much does it cost to change my gamertag?

If you do decide to switch the first change will be free, and $9.99 thereafter. You can change your Xbox gamertag right here. Microsoft is also expanding the gamertag system to support more character scripts, which means you’ll be able to pick a name in more than 200 different languages.

Can I change my Xbox Live Gamertag without paying?

You can change your gamertag on an Xbox One just by editing your user profile. You can change your gamertag for free, but only once — after that, you’ll need to pay $9.99 for each subsequent name change.

Why do I have to pay to change gamertag?

They charge for Gamertag changes because of the change of records. They have FILES upon FILES with your name on it. Everytime you license transfer, buy anything, send a message, earn an achievment. That’s a lot of information to keep track of, and when you change your GT there is an age old issue of verification.

How much does it cost to change your gamertag ps4?

Now, each account is allowed to change their username once for free. Any changes after that come at a cost: $4.99 if you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber, or $9.99 for everyone else. Whether you’ve outgrown your username or you simply want to change it, we’re going to walk you through the process.

Why does it cost $10 to change your gamertag?

As simple as it sounds, that’s a lot of updating on servers. They also don’t want people to abuse it simply changing their tag whenever they act like a douche bag and everyone gave you a bad reputation. The $10 price tag is meant to disuade you from changing your tag, but allows you to always have to option to do so.

Why is my gamertag number?

If the gamertag you want has already been taken by another user, Xbox will now auto-assign an ID suffix of numbers after a #-symbol to keep everybody unique, so there’s never any question about who’s who. The suffix will have a smaller font size to keep the focus on your gamertag.

How long does it take to change your Xbox gamertag for free?

24-48 hours to take effect on all services.