How can I give someone on my Minecraft server a custom name that replaces their own username in that game?

  • oh nvm my comment I understand now – Penguin Apr 5 at 22:00
  • for future reference please don't add (Minecraft) or in Minecraft in the title, that's what tags are for – Penguin Apr 5 at 22:02
  • @Penguin Ok, thanks for the tip. – Joshua Apr 7 at 12:39

This depends on whether you want to change the name entirely or not.
If so, then no you cannot. However if you only want to add a prefix or suffix, then yes this is possible.
In order to do so, you can create a team using /team create <name> and then modify the team using /team modify <name> <prefix/suffix> <text>. Then add the person to that team using /team join <name> <player>. Doing this you can also make the name coloured.

  • we dont have teams – Penguin Apr 5 at 21:59

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