How to Change Trainer’s Nickname in Pokémon Go on iPhone

Pokémon Go for iPhone has been updated to let you change your trainer's nickname. Head over to give yourself a dashing name.

Whether it’s customizing the look of my iPhone or the user interface of any app, I’m always up for it. That’s why I felt pretty happy to have got the option to customize the look of my trainer avatar in Pokemon Go.

When Pokémon Go was rolled out amid massive buzz, I didn’t fail to get started with this awesome augmented-reality game at the earliest. Expectedly, it instantly set me on for an endless joy.

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How to Change Trainer's Nickname in Pokemon Go on iPhone

Initially, I didn’t think much about giving myself a cool name. It was only later when I saw my friends donning nice nicknames that I started to crave for a better trainer nickname. Unfortunately, there was no option to do so.

However, with the release of version 1.3.0, the game has brought quite a few changes such as Sightings screen and the option to change your trainer nickname. Therefore, if you had been pinning to have a dashing name, it’s time to get it!

How to Change Your Trainer Nickname in Pokémon Go on iPhone/iPad

You can change your trainer nickname only once. Hence, make sure to find the best possible name.

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Step #1. Launch Pokémon Go on your iOS device.

Step #2. Tap on the Poké Ball at the bottom center of the screen.

Step #3. Now, tap on the Settings icon at the top right-hand corner.

Tap on Settings in Pokemon Go on iPhone

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Step #4. Tap on Change Nickname.

Tap on Change Nickname in Pokemon Go on iPhone

Step #5. A popup will appear asking you to confirm. Tap on Yes.

Tap on Yes to Change Pokemon Go Trainer Name

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Step #6. Next, you need to enter your new trainer name. Then tap on OK.

Change Trainer's Nickname in Pokemon GoThat’s done!

How much do you enjoy playing this game? Do share your feedback with us in the comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus. Also, try our iOS app on your iDevice.

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