The Epic Games account ID is known as a unique identifier assigned to your Epic Games account during account creation. Unlike the account display name, the Epic Games account ID is not able to be changed and is not displayed to the other users.
If you want to locate your Epic Games account Id on the web, the first thing that you have to do is to go to the official website of Epic Games. then, click on Sign-in located in the top right corner. The next thing that you have to do is to sign into your Epic Games account. After that, hover your Epic Games account name and click on Account. In the end, your Epic Games account ID is listed at the top of the Personal Details page.
If you want to locate your Epic Games account ID in Fortnite, please follow these steps instead. First, open the game called Fortnite. Second, choose a game mode. Third, from the lobby, open the main menu that is able to be found in the top right corner. Fourth, select Settings. Fifth, select the gear icon. Sixth, select the Account page. Seventh, your Epic Games account ID is able to be found under the Account Info.
As stated before, you are not able to change the Epic Games account ID is not able to be changed and but are allowed to change the Epic Games display name. For those who are not familiar, your Epic Games display name is the one name that shows up on your account on the Epic Games Launcher, the official forum called AnswerHub, and when you play any of the games by Epic Games on PC/Mac, Nintendo Switch, or mobile. Changing it will not affect your PSN or Xbox Live gamertags or display names. If you want to change your PSN or Xbox Gamertag, please contact either Sony or Microsoft for assistance.
If you have only played on consoles such as PSN, Xbox, or Nintendo Switch and you want to create a display name for your Epic Games account, you will have to upgrade your account to a full Epic Games account.
So, how to change your Epic Games username? Before you change it, your email address must be verified. In order to verify your email address, please follow these instructions. First, log into your account page. second, click click here to resend in the yellow notification located at the top of the screen. Third, locate the verification email and open it. It is in the email’s inbox. Fourth, click Verify Your Email. Fifth, click Continue to return to the Account page.
In the Account page, find a box named Display Name and enter the new display name that you want. Then, scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save Changes. By doing so, your Epic Games username will be changed. Keep in mind that you are able to change your display name once every two weeks.