Apparently, the globe symbol next to name means players on your squad or team in Fortnite Battle Royale or Fortnite Save the World display a globe for their platform if they are not in your part or Friends lists. The symbol is set automatically and you cannot change it.
For those who want to add the globe symbol next to your name for fun, this article will teach you how to edit your current display name in Fortnite. Feel free to use either desktop or mobile browser to edit your profile and change your username.
The first thing that you have to do is to open your internet browser.some of the browsers that you can use are Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Opera. Then, go to the Epic Games official website in your browser. You can do it by typing https://www.epicgames.com into the address bar and press Enter or Return on your keyboard. The next thing that you have to do is to click the Sign In button on the top right. It is listed beside a white figurehead icon in the upper right corner of the page. Clicking this button will open the sign in form on a new page. You can sign in to your Fortnite account by entering your email and password, and clicking the blue Sign In button. If you want to sign in using your social media account, please click one of the social media icons like Facebook or Google to sign in.
After that, hover over your username located on the top right. This one is able to be found beside the blue Get Epic Games button in the upper right corner of the page. A drop down menu will appear. On the drop down menu, you need to click Account that will open your Personal Details page. Epic Games lets you to view and edit your display name, real name, contact address, and the other personal information here. In case you want to edit your Fortnite name in the text box, click your current display name in the Display Name box. Then, enter the display name for your Fortnite account that you want. You can edit your current name or delete it and enter a new one in the text box. Remember to re-type your new name into the Retype New Display Name box.
When edit your current display name, you will be able to see a new section saying Confirm Display Name Change. To confirm, please re-type your new name. Afterward, you need to click and check the box next to I understand U cannot change… It is located below the Retype New Display Name box. It will confirm that you can only change your display name once every two weeks. Another thing that you have to click is the red Confirm button. The last thing that you have to do is to scroll down and click Save Changes. It is a blue button at the bottom of the page.