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.

Step 1

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

Step 2

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."


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.

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