How to Change Your Random Account Name in Among Us Pc?

With the latest update of Among us New Airship Map, we are getting some problems like the random username on it. Yes, when you are on the starting or first boot of this game you can find the name as the player name as default. This name can be used as an identity among this among us platform. 

So, if you are worried about the random name set by the among us and thinking to give a unique name for yourself as a player? Don’t worry here we have created the tutorial on how to change the random names among us PC.

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Here we are giving you an idea that will help you to give the custom and unique username over the among us new map. Check these simple steps to set your own name in among us.

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Video Tutorial

How to Change Random Name in Among Us

Changing the username of the set as default by the algorithm of Among us may not be favorable to you. So, the changing process also may be new and difficult for many users. Overall, to solve this problem you have to launch the game on any supported platforms.

Mainly, here we are guiding you on how to change the random names in among us pc. If you are running on a PC based on Windows OS then definitely you need to check this tutorial once before going to other tutorials.

Follow the steps below to change your random name in among us after the airship map update. 

Especially, this method is for those who don't have an account in among us. If you haven't buy among us from steam you are going to suffer from a can't sign in problem. That you only can play using a guest account.

Step 1: Find AppData Folder

Exit the among us from your PC and also delete the copy Zip file (if you have created it). Then open the Run menu on your PC by clicking the Windows + R key once. After that, type the command ‘AppData’ and hit enter to get access to the AppData folder on your PC.

Now, click on ‘localLow’ from the AppData folder opened by typing on the Run menu. Then, open the ‘Innersloth’ folder from the LocalLow folder. After that, open the ‘Innersloth’ folder from the LocalLow folder.

At last, open the "Among Us" folder from that main folder and choose the file name playerPrefs.

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Step 2: Edit playerPrefs File 

Now, open playerPrefs file with the help of Notepad to edit the name. 

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Step 3: Change Random Name

To edit the name you just have to replace the current username set by the among us.

For example, if my current username is ‘Clumploe’ and want to change it to "sgdum" then you have to replace the first name and input the new name.

After changing the random name, save the file.

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Before Changing Random Name

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Now Replace Random Name With Your Name

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Change Random Name & Save It

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After Changing Random Name

Done. Enjoy. :)

With this simple tutorial, you can find your Account Info to get changed. To check whether the name has been updated or not you have to run the among us.exe again. Got the Account Info section to see your new updated custom username set by you.

Also Read: How To Fix All Among Us Sign In Error {alertInfo}

Another Method To Change Random Name

Another simple working method that you can follow is to just edit the name from the Account panel. for that, you have to follow these steps,

  • Go to the Account Info option shown on the left side of the PC screen.
  • Click on Change Name and give your own name.
  • After typing your custom name just click on Confirm
  • Finally Done.

Note: This method will work if you had created an account in among us.

Also Read: How to change age in among us pc? {alertInfo}

Why can't I change my name in Among Us?

The main reason is the accounting system introduced in this new update. Developer uses their big brain to stop unofficial among us. That without account in among us, you can't change your name in among us after the airship update. Also if you don't have an account in among us then, you can't use the free chat.

Which is one of the bad update for those who can't afford to buy among us game.

Final Words

Changing the preset username in among us will be easier on your PC by following the simple steps mentioned by us. In terms of smartphones, you may have to follow a separate tutorial.

We hope the update was given by Innersloth definitely makes you happy to uplift your experience to the next level. By following all steps you can change random name to your own name in among us after a new update. Comment below, if it works or not.


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