How do I change my name or nickname in GroupMe?

You can change your GroupMe name by editing your profile. You can also change your nickname per chat, so you can have different nicknames in different chats.

To change your name in GroupMe:

  1. Click your avatar.

  2. Click the Pencil  Edit button  icon.

  3. Type your new name in the Name field.

  4. Click away from your profile to save your name change.

To change your nickname in a chat:

  1. Go to the chat in which you want to change your nickname.

  2. Click the chat name at the top of the screen.

  3. Click Settings  Settings button .

  4. Click Edit your profile.

  5. Enter your new name in the Nickname field.

  6. Click the check mark  Teams OK icon .

To change your name in GroupMe:

  1. Tap the Open Navigation  More button  menu. 

  2. Tap your avatar.

  3. Tap the Edit  New chat button icon.

  4. Tap your name, then enter your new name.

  5. Tap Done  Teams OK icon .

To change your nickname in a chat:

  1. Go to the chat in which you want to change your nickname.

  2. Tap the group avatar.

  3. Tap Settings  Settings button .

  4. Tap Edit your profile.

  5. Tap in the Edit nickname field, then enter your new name.

  6. Tap Save.

To change your name in GroupMe:

  1. Tap the Open Navigation  More button  menu.
     

    Note: On iPad, if you don't have the Open Navigation  More button menu, select Chat at the top of the screen.

  2. Tap your avatar.

  3. Tap the Name field, then enter your new name.

  4. Tap Done.

To change your nickname in a chat:

  1. Go to the chat in which you want to change your name.

  2. Tap the chat name at the top of the screen. 
     

    Note: On iPad, you can simply click the Settings  Settings button  icon at the top of the screen in a group chat. In a one-to-one-chat, you will still tap the chat name.

  3. Tap Settings  Settings button .

  4. Tap Edit your profile.

  5. Tap Nickname, then enter your new name.

  6. Tap Done.

  7. Tap Save.

To change your name in GroupMe:

  1. Sign in to your GroupMe account in a web browser.

  2. Click your Avatar, then click the Edit button next to the name field.

  3. Type the new name.

  4. Click Save.

To change your nickname in a chat:

  1. Go to the chat in which you want to change your nickname.

  2. Click the group name at the top of the screen.

  3. Click Settings.

  4. Click the Your Profile tab.

  5. Click Edit in the Your Nickname field, then enter your new name.

  6. Click the check mark.

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