How To Change Name In Second Life?

How To Change Name In Second Life

What is the best thing about living in the Virtual World? I know you can mention many. For me, it is changing the names. Today, you are John Adams, and tomorrow you can be Luca Changgreta. If you carry a similar interest, then this post on how to change name in Second Life will help you.

We all know that the internet is evolving rapidly, and soon we will explore the Metaverse era. Do you know that the Metaverse theme game was here in 2003? Second Life was launched in 2003 when Metaverse was just a fictional world.

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 Many things can be done on the Second Life platform. However, we will start with how to change the name in Second Life. So, let’s not waste anytime further and start with the post.

How To Change Name In Second Life?

As we said, if you are a premium member, you can easily change your name in second life. For this, you need to log out of your Second Life account if you are logged in. Now, log back into the official account of Second life and proceed with the steps as given below.

How To Change Name In Second Life
  1. The dashboard of the Second Life platform will be open in front of you.
  2. Next, navigate to the “Account” option. You will find this on the left window pane. Click on it.
  3. Then, you will find the option “Change Name” click on it.
  4. This will open the dashboard that says “Change Your Account Name”.
  5. This Dashboard will contain various options. These are 
  • If you can change the Account name that depends if you are a Premium member or not.
  • The fees that will be charged to change the name, will include the VAT as well.
  • A reminder will show that you can change both the names or first name or last name. That totally depends on you.
  • And, the option to proceed with the name change.

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  1. If you want to change the name and have a premium account, click on the “Next Step” button.
  2. Now, another dashboard will be displayed in front of you that will provide you with the three options. These are
  • Change First Name option.
  • Change the Last name option.
  • A list of the previous last names you have used if you want to use them again. 
How To Change Name In Second Life

Change Your First Name In Second Life

If you want to change only your first name in Second Life, follow the below steps.

  1. Checkmark the option that says “Change First Name”.
  2. Uncheck the option that says “Change Last Name‘.
  3. In the text field provided, write down the name you wish to have.

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Change Your Last Name In Second Life

Unlike the First name, the platform won’t give you an option to keep the second name as per your choice. You have to select from the list provided.

  1. Checkmark the option that says “Change Last Name”.
  2. Uncheck the option that says “Change First Name‘.
  3. Now, you will be provided with the list of your Last Name. Choose any one of them

Change Both Your First And Last Names

To change your whole name follow the steps given below.

  1. Checkmark the option that says “Change First Name”.
  2. Checkmark the option that says “Change Last Name”.
  3. Now, in the text field provided below Change First Name write down the name that you wish to have.
  4. Under Change Your Last Name, you will be provided with the list of your Last Name. Choose any one of them.

How To Set The Previously Used Name On Second Life

To do so, you have to follow the same steps as given above. However, you have to make sure that the Last name you used previously is available again in the list.

  1. Checkmark the option that says “Change First Name”.
  2. Checkmark the option that says “Change Last Name”.
  3. Now, in the text field provided below Change First Name write down the name that you used previously.
  4. Under Change Your Last Name, you will be provided with the list of your Last Name. Choose the one you used previously.

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Saving The Changes

  1. Once you have made all the changes, click on the “Review Changes‘ button.
  2. A summary of all the changes made will be displayed.
  3. If you are sure to proceed, click on the “Continue to Checkout Button.”

Making Payments

Well, changing the name on Second Life isn’t free. You will have to pay some amount for it.

  1. On the Checkout page, you will be provided with the Payment options.
  2. Select your preferred mode of transaction and click on the “Buy Now” button.

Your name will be changed.

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Wrapping Up

We hope that our guide on “How To Change Name In Second Life”, has cleared all your doubts. If yes, then what are you waiting for? Login to your account and change your name.

If you face any difficulty in the process, we are here only. Do ask us your doubts and queries in the comments section. We will reply to you as soon as possible.

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