username changing

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Hi,

I was wondering if username changing will be available on the new site? I do believe reading on the old forum that this feature was under consideration. Now that the new site is finally going live, I'd like to know whether or not it will be implemented.

Thanks a lot :)
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M.

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Ophelie Dhayere

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How to change a username?.

Hi! How to change a username? There are no replies about that. Can you help me? Best! -Ophelie
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areyouthere

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Username Changing.

Will this feature ever be implemented? It was announced to be in progress 2-years ago.
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# Patrick

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Is it possible meanwhile to get my username changed by an admin?.

hi :)

i know there are allready some existing threads, but most of them are about a function to change it. and because i think there is no such option till this day, i would be very happy if a mod/admin could change my username!? 

https://www.last.fm/de/user/BonafideHustl3r  <<< my profile

i normaly dont hate my username, but most people dont know its a quote from the singer m.i.a., so it kinda sounds stupid, if you dont know the background & i dislike the "3" instead of "E" in my name. didnt want to use leetspeak but the name was already taken

so is it possible after 10+ years of membership? because then i would tell u the new username i want!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Changing a username.

A while ago I created a profile on the last.fm website but after using it a bit I thought about changing my username. From what I saw looking around there is no real way of changing your username so I deleted my account. Is there a way to really delete your account (did it last saturday)? After deleting my account I went ahead and tried to register a new one but it said my email address was still in use. How am I able to make a new account?
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It takes approximately two weeks from requesting deletion for your account & email to be deleted from our system.  So if you requested deletion on the 28th, it would probably be deleted on the 11th.  However, we're hoping to have an announcement on username changing next month, so I don't know if you want to consider reactivating your original account or not (by logging back in).
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled change username. will it be possible?.

i am a user since 2010, and even in the old version, this option was not available. it will be possible now? 

i would love to change my username, beause it's a mess. it would be nice for the old users who chose their usernames a long time ago. 
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Amber Ghost

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I'm trans and need my username changed/move my scrobbles to another account.

So I recently came out as trans, and I was wondering if I could either change my username or move all my scrobbles to another account?
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They Call Him Mr. Z

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled It's been four years...any update on the username change feature?.

Just wondering if there's been any updates on the username change feature that was confirmed to be in progress - from this post (https://getsatisfaction.com/lastfm/topics/username-changing).

It's been 4+ years since we've gotten a proper update (I've seen the periodic ones, not impressed). Is it still in development? Have you guys given up on it? I, among several other people, are waiting for an update, even if it's just a "please be patient, we're still in the midst of working on it", or some form of an answer so we know if it's a lost cause or not. I'd rather be disappointed now rather than later.

Thanks.



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Jon, Community & Customer Services

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Please stay tuned for an announcement in February.  
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EvanderTyson

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February 2137
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carnagexcandy, Moderator

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Hi EvanderTyson! If you are referring to the option to change your username, it has been implemented to users who have a Pro account: https://www.last.fm/pro - this occurred at the end of February. There wasn't an official annoucement on GetSat, but you can read about it on the Last.FM subreddit: https://old.reddit.com/r/lastfm/comments/f9ubyl/you_can_now_change_your_username_if_you_have_a/ :)
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Alireza Akrami

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Changing my username.

How can I change my username?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled When will we be able to change our usernames?.

I registered my username as a spur of the moment thing and I really do not like it. Can I get it changed by contacting support or something?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Hello, how can I change my username? Do I have to delete my account?.

I want to change my username without deleting my account and starting a new one.
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Jon, Community & Customer Services

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We should have an update on this next month.
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Kevin Wieser

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Username change?.

It would be great if we could change our username on Last.fm
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Patrick

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Planned. Yes!
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Dark Mythos

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If that's possible, that would be awesome, thanks anyway.
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FuckAroundandFindOut

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So...it's coming. Now it's a matter of when. Surely not another 8 years.
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I'm an old member of last.fm and been an active scrobbler for a very, very long time now. Also contributed to a lot of biographies of lesser-known bands. I was wondering if there's a way to change the case of my username (from 'darkonyxswe' to 'DarkOnyxSwe'). I know there's not a feature implemented that allows me to do this, but I'm asking if it can be done for me at least...
Thanks a lot in advance!

Sincerely,
DarkOnyxSwe
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Changing the case of my username.

I'm an old member of last.fm and been an active scrobbler for a very, very long time now. Also contributed to a lot of biographies of lesser-known bands. I was wondering if there's a way to change the case of my username (from 'darkonyxswe' to 'DarkOnyxSwe'). I know there's not a feature implemented that allows me to do this, but I'm asking if it can be done for me at least...
Thanks a lot in advance!

Sincerely,
DarkOnyxSwe
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Jon, Community & Customer Services

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Username changing (including case changing) should be available for Last.fm Pro members later this month.
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Patrick

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Wait! I thought username change is going to be available for everyone. What is "case changing?" I never heard of that before.
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DarkOnyxSwe

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Thanks for the reply Jon and I'm happy the feature is finally coming after all these time... kinda sad it will be a pro-feature, hopefully it will trickle down to regular users in the future!
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What is "case changing?" I never heard of that before.
Keeping the same username, only changing the capitalisation.
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Patrick

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Thanks.
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Henri Ba

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I'm rather grateful this was finally implemented after many years of wait. However, it's frustrating that some of us can't really update to desired usernames because we have attempted to create (and later delete) new accounts and, within Last.fm's current policy, once a username is used, it's gone forever... I'm hopeless. Could this ever be changed?
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Elliot Robinson

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If you contact the admins, they may be able to sort it for you.
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Jonathan Mendes

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Was waiting 13 years to change it, thank you so much, staff.