Display names

Display names are:

  • A name you choose shown to other avatars in the virtual world.
  • A string of characters up to 31 characters long that contains at least one alphanumeric character. It can include most Unicode script characters, spaces, and some punctuation.
  • Distinct from the username you use to log in. 
  • Not necessarily unique; other avatars may have the same display name as you.

To Set and Edit your display name, follow the procedure below for the viewer you are using:


Note: OpenSimulator and also the viewers are caching information and so it can take some time until all users see you new display name. Sometimes you may find that some people can see it and others can't. Give it a while and everyone will catch up!

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