I click the edit button, enter a new name and click the checkmark, but nothing happens and it goes back to the default "Ertha5066" name
This happens a lot with non-logged in players that try to change their name once in a lobby. It takes a few tries and sometimes doesn't work at all. Might be best to just create a log-in.
I noticed it wouldn't work for my family unless they took out the #xxxx. And then it would work, and add a new #xxxx.Maybe this is just a confusing user experience? Maybe the name dialogue should just start empty, and make it obvious how many characters the player can use.
How to permanently change name
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"Won't let me change my name and doesn't say why" (suggested by Raph on 2020-04-06), including upvotes (5) and comments (0), was merged into this suggestion.
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This may be because they tap "Enter" instead of clicking on the checkmark. This should be fixed. If logged out, you can't change your name by changing the "NAME" in "NAME#1234". You have to remove the whole thing and then write "NEWNAME." Then the computer will automatically input the #1234 after NEWNAME. Not a problem for people who are logged in because they don't have to have the #1234.
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