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Profile Name SimsMcDaniel — Jan 03, 2016 08:02PM PST

My profile name is showing up as Simsmcdaniel. I want it to be the same as my User Name, which is SimsMcDaniel. I see the option to change my User Name one time, but I do not see an option to update my profile name. Is there a way to update my profile name?

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Maximiliano MyFitnessPal Agent Jan 04, 2016 02:02PM PST


Thank you for taking the time to contact us, we apologize for any confusion but this is not an option to displayed like this in all parts of the program. We will definitely consider it for a future update.

Hope this helps. In the meantime thanks so much for using the program. Please let us know if you have any other problems or questions. We wish you all the success in reaching and maintaining all of your diet and fitness goals.

All the best,
MyFitnessPal Staff

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tkwarren Jan 07, 2016 03:13AM PST

When I set up my profile I must have hit the wrong gender. How can I change it?

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Maximiliano MyFitnessPal Agent Jan 07, 2016 11:40AM PST


You can change your goals or other profile information including birthdate, gender, and activity level, in the settings of several of our apps, or online at

On the Website

Log into our website at Mobile app users should log in using the same username and password they use in the app.

Once you’ve logged in, click “My Home” then “Settings” then “Update diet/fitness profile.” Make any changes you desire, then click “Update Profile.”

In our Windows Phone 8 app

Select “More” then “Edit Profile”. Tap any item you wish to edit, and be sure to save your changes.

In our Android, iPad and iPhone Apps

In the Menu (or “More” page), profile details are divided between “Goals”, and the “Settings” page under “Profile.”

Tap any item you wish to edit, and be sure to save your changes by tapping the check mark, if available.

MyFitnessPal Staff

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