How to Change the Name on a Cricket Account

by Eric Cedric

Cricket Wireless is a pay-as-you-go mobile phone service. The company provides users with unlimited text, data and calling, with its phones and service. An account is set up with a name, address, email and contact information. To manage the account, users provide a username and password to use the company's online account and support services. Changing a name is allowed and is done with the online account.

Direct your Internet browser to the Cricket Wireless "Support" page at mycricket.com/support. Click "Account Management."

Click "My Account" and enter your username and password. If you do not have "My Account," select "Begin My Account." Enter all information on the account setup. If already a user, select "Change Personal Information."

Change the account name to your desired name, and say whether you are giving the phone to a child or friend. Click "Save Changes."

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About the Author

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.