How to change my name

#1flavahamPosted 1/2/2014 12:09:37 AM
When I turn on my Xbox One and it recognizes me, it calls me by a stupid nickname that a friend put on my account and I can't figure out how to change it back. Can someone help me on this? Where can I change this? It's not my gamertag. It's the name that it calls you when it recognizes you, like "Hello John".

Thanks
#2KID VIDPosted 1/2/2014 12:21:24 AM
I've been wondering the same thing. My gamertag is KIDD VIDD, but my Xbox One calls me KIDD, which isn't bad, especially since some real life friends call me that, but I'd prefer if my Xbox One called me by my real name.
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Xbox LIVE Gamertag: KIDD VIDD
#3aszsithPosted 1/2/2014 12:59:41 AM
I want to know if the name it calls you has to pass a filter. I want to put a dirty word for my wife's name because we think its funny that the XBOne always says hi to her when she walks in while i'm playing a game and it will be doubly funny if it calls her a dirty name.
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#4BTM4444Posted 1/2/2014 1:04:26 AM(edited)
Edit the name on your profile on xbox.com
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#5flavaham(Topic Creator)Posted 1/2/2014 1:16:38 AM
BTM4444 posted...
Edit the name on your profile on xbox.com


Tried that. No go...
#6BTM4444Posted 1/2/2014 2:42:03 AM
flavaham posted...
BTM4444 posted...
Edit the name on your profile on xbox.com


Tried that. No go...


It should work.

You went to https://account.live.com went under Overview, selected Edit Name and edited the First Name field? That is what the Xbox will call you.
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Microsoft will never sell the Xbox One without Kinect!
#7BushidoEffect3Posted 1/2/2014 2:46:19 AM
Can it call me Commander Shepard!?


SHEPARRUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUD!
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#8flavaham(Topic Creator)Posted 1/2/2014 3:33:48 AM
BTM4444 posted...
flavaham posted...
BTM4444 posted...
Edit the name on your profile on xbox.com


Tried that. No go...


It should work.

You went to https://account.live.com went under Overview, selected Edit Name and edited the First Name field? That is what the Xbox will call you.


That did it. I was at a different site but it had all of my info except this. Thanks!!
#9BTM4444Posted 1/2/2014 11:00:56 AM
flavaham posted...
BTM4444 posted...
flavaham posted...
BTM4444 posted...
Edit the name on your profile on xbox.com


Tried that. No go...


It should work.

You went to https://account.live.com went under Overview, selected Edit Name and edited the First Name field? That is what the Xbox will call you.


That did it. I was at a different site but it had all of my info except this. Thanks!!


Yep no problem!
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Owner of an Xbox One, Xbox 360, 3DS, and Ouya!
Microsoft will never sell the Xbox One without Kinect!
#10Cornbread4lifePosted 1/2/2014 11:12:05 AM
flavaham posted...
BTM4444 posted...
flavaham posted...
BTM4444 posted...
Edit the name on your profile on xbox.com


Tried that. No go...


It should work.

You went to https://account.live.com went under Overview, selected Edit Name and edited the First Name field? That is what the Xbox will call you.


That did it. I was at a different site but it had all of my info except this. Thanks!!


Well, now that you got an answer, you gonna tell us what the nickname was?
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