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Punisher2

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Wed Mar 10, 2021 12:11 am
how do i go about changing my username?
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SnipeyMcSniperFace

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Changing player name - in the game

Wed Mar 10, 2021 5:27 am
Punisher2 wrote:
how do i go about changing my username?

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I will assume you mean your Sniper Fury player name (not your username on these forums).

To change your player name (in the game):
See screen pic.
Click on 1.
Click on 2.
Edit accordingly.

Disclaimer
In the Android version of the game, a player's 'Google Play' username can overwrite the name set in the game - I do not know if this is the case for the Windows version of the game (or if your player profile is backed up to Facebook, etc).
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Player name: SnipeyMcSniperFace (was 'Snipe' temporarily in 2021) / DT: a78d2d5b (was a78d2d5) / Version: Android / Server: APA / 1. ​Been playing SF since UPD6 (Aug 2016) & every day since Nov 2016 / 2. I am a Gameloft customer not employee / 3. I find unannounced SF changes annoying / 4. I value privacy so I am not on Facebook / 5. I do not take cosplay selfies dressed in latex as SF characters like Val or Daisy, etc. (no matter how cute it would be!)
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SnipeyMcSniperFace

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I recently had a situation where I had to do an uninstall / reinstall of SF. Given all of the problems that players have had with lost progress I am usually hesitant to do this.

Once I completed the reinstall the game picked up my game progress (from my Google Play Games account settings) but it did not carry in my user name - - instead SF assigned me a Soldier_nnnnnn name. I could change this name (as detailed above in this thread) but I was not permitted to change it to my Google Play Games account name.

By disconnecting from my Google account then reconnecting again my user name was picked up from my Google Play Games account and now everything is back to what it was.

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Player name: SnipeyMcSniperFace (was 'Snipe' temporarily in 2021) / DT: a78d2d5b (was a78d2d5) / Version: Android / Server: APA / 1. ​Been playing SF since UPD6 (Aug 2016) & every day since Nov 2016 / 2. I am a Gameloft customer not employee / 3. I find unannounced SF changes annoying / 4. I value privacy so I am not on Facebook / 5. I do not take cosplay selfies dressed in latex as SF characters like Val or Daisy, etc. (no matter how cute it would be!)