Want to Change Your LinkedIn Profile URL?

Your LinkedIn profile‘s web address (URL) is customizable, which means you can set it to whatever you want.

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RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
February 17, 2022

Your LinkedIn profile‘s web address (URL) is customizable, which means you can set it to whatever you want. Let’s see how to change your profile URL on LinkedIn on a desktop and mobile.

This is for devices using LinkedIn. Screenshots are from Windows 10 and iPhone XR

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When you change your URL, it will always start with the following:

www.linkedin.com/in/

After the in/ is where your custom URL will appear. The new URL must have a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 300 characters. You can not use spaces, symbols, or special characters in your URL.

You will likely want to change it to your name in some fashion. Keep in mind, though, that your profile URL is not case-sensitive, which means both “RaymondOglesby” and “raymondoglesby” are the same.

While changing the URL, also keep in mind that you can only do this five times in a six months period.

Change on the Desktop

On a Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chromebook computer, use the LinkedIn site to customize your profile URL.

First, launch a web browser on your computer and open LinkedIn. Sign in to your account, if not already.

Next, in LinkedIn’s top right-hand corner, click:

Me > View Profile

Refer to the below image:

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Accessing View Profile

Now, on the right sidebar, at the top, click Edit public profile & URL. See the below image:

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Accessing your Profile URL

Next, at the top of the right sidebar, in the Edit your custom URL section, click Edit (the pencil icon). See the following image:

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Edit your Profile URL

Your profile URL is now editable. Next, clear the existing URL, type in a new URL of your choice, then click Save. Refer to the below image:

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Changing your Profile URL and Save

And your LinkedIn profile URL has been successfully changed. Compared to changing your profile URL on a mobile device, this method is much easier. People will now need to use the new URL to access your profile. Be sure to update your other social media with your new link.

If you would like to revert back to the previous URL, you can do so using the above steps.

Change on Mobile

On your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, use the LinkedIn app to change your Linkedin web address.

First, launch the LinkedIn app on your phone. In the app’s top left-hand corner, tap your profile icon. See the below image:

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Accessing your Profile icon

Next, in the menu that opens, at the top, tap View Profile. See the following image:

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Accessing View Profile

Now, your profile page will open. Next to your profile image, tap the Edit (the pencil icon). Refer to the below image:

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Accessing Edit

Next, your profile page will open. Scroll down the page to the Contact info section, then tap Edit contact info. See the below image:

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Accessing Edit contact info link

Now, in the Edit contact info section, tap your current profile URL. See the following image:

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Accessing your current Profile link

Next, in the Edit My Public Profile section, tap the Edit (the pencil icon) below Edit your custom URL

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Accessing to Edit your Profile URL

Your profile URL is now editable. Now, clear the existing URL, type in a new URL of your choice, then click Save. Refer to the below image:

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Changing your Profile URL and Save

And that’s all. Your LinkedIn profile URL is now changed.

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I am Raymond Oglesby, an Information Technology (IT) specialist with 30 years in the field. I have taught Microsoft Applications and troubleshot computers in 15 countries and many States. My career was focused on mainframes and desktops from application development to implementation. I have written hundreds of programs for various architectures. I decided to start a blog to share my knowledge and experiences with you. I plan on updating this blog at least twice a week about smart phone apps to Windows. Please feel free to leave a Comment or Tweet. I would love to hear from you. Do you have a computer tech question? I will do my best to answer your inquiry. Please mention the app and version that you are using. To help me out, you can send screenshots of your data related to your question.

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