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Can I change my Insticator username?

Your Insticator username is visible to all other users across the Insticator Commenting platform and can be updated. Read this article to find out how you can change your username in a few simple steps.

Insticator has introduced an enhanced commenting experience with our new commenting product COOL Comments, while some sites may still feature our classic Insticator Commenting. To ensure you're accessing the correct guide, please identify which version you're using:

Not sure which version you're using? No problem! Please refer to our brief guide, "How do I know what commenting version I'm using?", for easy identification and assistance.


Insticator Commenting


Your Insticator username can contain:

• 2-30 characters

• Aa-Zz letters

• 0-9 numbers

• Underscores


1. In order to change your Insticator Commenting username, click on your username within the Commenting Unit, and then select "Profile" from the drop-down menu:

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2. Next, click on "Configure" in the About Me section:

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3. Enter your new chosen username in the "Username" field. 


4. Click on "Save & Close" to save your changes:



COOL Comments

Your username is a unique identifier that can be customized within the following guidelines:

  • Must be between 2 and 16 characters in length.
  • Can include Aa-Zz letters.
  • Can include 0-9 numbers.
  • Can include underscores (_).

To update your username, follow these steps:

  1. Access your Insticator Profile by clicking your username in the Commenting Unit, then click "View Profile" in the window that appears.

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  2. Navigate to the "Settings" tab.


  3. Locate the "Username" field and enter your new desired username, adhering to the guidelines mentioned above.

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  4. To apply your changes, click the "Save" button.

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Your username will be immediately updated, reflecting your new choice across the commenting platform.


Still having trouble changing your username? Get in touch with our support team at commenting-help@insticator.com