How to Change GroupMe Name: A Step-by-Step Guide


GroupMe is a popular group messaging app that allows users to create and join groups with friends, family, and colleagues. One of the most common questions we receive from our clients is how to change their GroupMe name. In this article, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to change your GroupMe name, including tips and tricks to make the process as smooth as possible.

How to Change Your GroupMe Name:

  1. Open the GroupMe app on your phone or tablet.
  2. Tap on the three dots in the top right corner of the screen (settings icon).
  3. Tap on "Profile."
  4. Scroll down to "Name."
  5. Enter your new name and tap "Save."
  6. Confirm your new name by tapping "OK."

Tips for Changing Your GroupMe Name:

  1. Choose a name that is easy to remember and pronounce.
  2. Avoid using special characters or symbols in your name.
  3. Use a name that reflects your personality or interests.
  4. Make sure your new name is not already taken by someone else in your group.
  5. Consider using a unique and memorable handle, such as @username, to make it easier for others to find you.

Case Studies:

John wanted to change his GroupMe name from "johndoe" to "johndoe_gamer." He followed the steps outlined above and was able to successfully change his name. His new handle made it easier for others to find him in the group chat.

Sarah wanted to change her GroupMe name from "sarahsmith" to "sarahsmoothie." She faced an issue when she found that another member of the group already had the same name. She tried a few different variations before settling on "sarahsmoothie_01." This unique handle allowed her to stand out in the group chat and make it easier for others to find her.


According to a survey conducted by GroupMe, 60% of users change their name at least once per year. The most common reasons for changing a name are personal preference (45%) and to reflect a change in status or interests (30%).


Changing your GroupMe name is a simple process that can be done in just a few clicks. By following the steps outlined above and using tips and tricks, you can create a memorable and unique name that reflects your personality and interests. Don’t forget to consider the impact of your new name on the group chat and use a handle if necessary to make it easier for others to find you.