Starfield: How To Fix “Can’t Rename Your Ship” Issue

After delivering massive hits like Skyrim, Bethesda has released its latest entry, Starfield, and there is no denying that the spacefaring adventure has taken the gaming world by storm. However, like many other games early in their lifespan, Starfield is filled with many bugs and glitches, which may ruin the experience and annoy some fans.

One such issue recently faced by many players is the inability to rename your spaceship. So, to help players fix this problem, this handy guide discusses the best solutions to prevent and fix this issue in Starfield. If you’ve encountered this issue and need to fix it, read on!

How To Fix The “Rename Ship Not Working” Issue In Starfield


Till now, there has been no announcement from the developers regarding a permanent fix to this issue. However, here are some methods you can use to fix the Rename Ship problem temporarily.

Update Your Game

The most essential step to take is to update your current Starfield game to its latest version. Each new update always comes with not just new content and features, but also fixes for some bugs and glitches that may be ruining the game. So, if you are on PC, go to your Steam account and check if any update is pending. Similarly, if you are playing on a console, do the same thing: look out for any update that needs to be done and install it immediately.

Restart Your Game

If the issue is not fixed even after updating Starfield to the latest version, you can restart the game and then check if the problem is fixed. However, this might not happen in one go, and 3-4 restarts may be required.

How To Rename Your Ship In Starfield


Now, if you have succeeded in fixing the ongoing issue, take a look at how to change the name of your ship. Below is the step-by-step process to give your spaceship the name of your dreams:

  • Step 1: Visit a Ship Service Technician.
  • Step 2: Speak with the Technician and choose “I’d like to view and modify my ships” from the given options.
  • Step 3: On the bottom right of the screen, select the Ship Builder option.
  • Step 4: Select the Rename Ship option.
  • Step 5: Write your desired name and click on Rename.

That’s it! These are currently the most effective ways to fix the issue preventing you from renaming your ship in Starfield. If you have found any other methods that work, let us know in the comment section below, and we will update our guide as soon as possible. Lastly, if you find this guide helpful, share it with your friends, and stay tuned to GameLuster for more Starfield guides.

Starfield is currently available on Xbox and PC platforms.

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2 months ago

This does not work for me.

2 months ago

Useless fucking article