The topic deals with the ways in which users can change their Twitter username without losing followers. The detailed descriptions regarding the step by step procedures are mentioned as follows.
Go to twitter home page
Log in to the account with your login credentials
Users will now have to select their username that is displayed in the upper right corner
Then click on the Settings tab from the drop-down menu
Users will now be navigated towards the Account tab
In the username field, users will have to enter their username
Now the twitter will automatically categorize whether the username the user have entered is valid as well as available
It has to be noted that the username will be saved only once the user clicks on the Save tab
Once the user decides on a particular username, they will have to scroll down and click on the Save button
Now the users can see that the username has been changed at the same time still maintaining the followers with them
For accompanying as well as directing the new followers to the correct account, the following steps have to be followed with utmost care.
It is always advised to tweet the current followers and indicate them about the name change
For example, users can refer their old name without using the ‘@’ symbol
Then the users will have to immediately logout
Then again navigate towards Twitter.com
Now the users can register for a new account by making use of their old name
Users can now start sending a single tweet from their OLD Name and their by intimate new friends about your NEW name
Finally the users will have to keep a track of the @ replies, new followers as well as DM feeds regarding their OLD name
After tracking, users will have to send an @ reply as well as DM from their NEW name for correcting all those users who tweets to the old name of the user
Users will have to note that tracking as well as managing both names and multiple feeds are made much easier by making use of a twitter clients with columns. Some of the examples include Tweetdeck and Hootsuite. It is always desirable for the users to provide columns for both old as well as new names that can be used for watching at the same time.
That’s it. Within a few days, users can see that everyone will be using the new name of the user.