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How to change your name on the Houseparty app: Mac, Andriod and iOS

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Modern-day life sees people young and old use apps on a daily basis.

And from checking your bank balance to checking in with friends and family, there’s pretty much an app for everything nowadays.

Houseparty was launched in 2019 but the free-to-use app has been launched to success in 2020 due to the Coronavirus lockdown.

While tonnes of people all over the world are limited to staying indoors for months, there’s one app that looks to have come to the rescue in the form of Houseparty. Video calls which make you feel like you’re at a real house party? Yes, please!

For anyone wanting to, let’s see how to change your name on the Houseparty app.

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It’s quite straightforward to change your profile name on the Houseparty app.

You’ll firstly need to login to the app and locate a ‘smiley face’ icon at the top left of the screen.

Here, you’ll see a pink ‘cog’ icon. Click the pink cog which will open the Houseparty app settings.

From here, select ‘Edit Profile’ > ‘Change Name’.

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How to change your profile picture on Houseparty

Of course, no social media account is complete without a profile picture.

If your Houseparty account isn’t linked to your Snapchat account, then you may want to manually add a profile picture.

To do this, you simply need to head to the Houseparty app settings. Locate the pink cog icon in the top-left of the screen. Click the cog and select ‘Edit Profile’, from here you can change your profile photo.

If you’re wondering how to change profile picture on Houseparty on a Mac it doesn’t look to be as simple as it is on an iPhone. As it stands, it doesn’t seem that there’s a way to change your Houseparty settings on a Macbook. However, the usual drop-down menus appear at the top of the screen.

How to change your name on Houseparty on a Mac

From our experience of using Houseparty on a Mac, during the sign-up process, you have to input your e-mail address, as well as a chosen username.

By the looks of things, there’s currently not an option to change your name once you have chosen one during sign-up. If the app gets updated and an option to change name and profile picture on Houseparty for Mac, we’ll keep you posted here.

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