PS4 Online ID Change: How to Change on Your Console and Web Browser

Sony is finally letting PS4 owners change their online ID.

The process which began its testing phase in October and November 2018 will be made. Available today. There are a few things players should know before switching over.

Sony previously announced that games released after April 2018 will support the ID change, however that is not the case. Although the company has offered assurances that most games will support the change, there are some outliers. (Here's the full list of games that support the ID change.)

If for whatever reason you change your ID and you lose your save file, reverting back to your old online ID should resolve the issue.

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And don't worry, your original ID cannot be taken by anyone else after you change it, so if you want to revert back, you can. Players also have no limit to the amount of ID changes though there fees are applicable after the first change.

Check out the PlayStation blog for more information and answers to FAQs.

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HOW TO CHANGE YOUR PS4 ID

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There are two ways to change your PS4 ID, either through the console or on a web browser.

The first change is free but any others will cost you. The cost will be $9.99 and $4.99 for PlayStation Plus members. Reverting back to your original ID or other names will not cost anything.

Follow these steps to change your PS4 ID below.

PlayStation 4:

Step 1: From your PS4 go to [Settings].
Step 2: Select [Account Management] > [Account Information] > [Profile] > [Online ID].
Step 3: Enter an Online ID of your choice or choose from one of the suggestions.
Step 4: Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the change

Web browser:

Step 1: Sign in to your PlayStation Network account and select PSN Profile in the menu.
Step 2: Select the Edit button that's next to your Online ID.
Step 3: Enter an Online ID of your choice or choose from one of the suggestions.
Step 4: Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the change

Are you happy you can change your PS4 online ID? Have you had issues changing or with games that don't support it? Let us know in the comments section below.

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