How To Fix Starfield Rename Ship Not Working

Are you having trouble trying to rename ships when you are playing Starfield?

Many players have reported recently that they aren’t able to rename ships in Starfield. This can be a hassle when you are trying to enjoy the game as you want.

We understand your frustration and that is why we are here to help you solve this issue!

Starfield is a role-playing action-packed game that is published by Bethesda which is an original setting after the Elder Scrolls.

However, being a new game it has problems and issues that can confuse and frustrate its players.

In this article, we will be looking at the reasons why you aren’t able to rename ships in Starfield and how you can fix that issue easily!

Why Is Starfield Rename Ship Not Working?

Fix Starfield Rename Ship Not Working

The reason why you aren’t able to rename the ship in your Starfield is due to a bug that is going around in the system of Starfield.

Multiple players have encountered this error while going through quests and trying to rename the ships that they have found, pirated or gotten from a bounty.

The developers of Starfield have yet to release a patch that will be able to address this issue. However, there are a few fixes that you can try in the meantime before the patch comes out to fix this issue.

Below we have discussed more about these fixes in our guide.

How To Fix Starfield Rename Ship Not Working?

To fix the issue of Starfield rename ship not working you will have to wait and install the updated patch that developers will release to fix the issue. Also, verify the game files, restart Starfield, uninstall and reinstall Starfield on your PC/Console.

Below we have discussed the fixes in detail for your convenience.

1. Update Starfield

Update Starfield to fix ship renaming not working

Check to see whether there are any updates available for Starfield on the Steam page or from where you have downloaded it in your Console.

This problem with renaming the ships is happening due to a bug in the system of Starfield so the chances are the developers are working on a patch to fix this issue.

Keep on checking for an update and install it as soon as it is available and you will be able to complete the fitness challenge on Starfield without getting any issues.

You might have to be a bit patient and wait till the developers release the patch to fix this issue.

In the meantime, you can try the fixes below to check whether they solve the issue of renaming the ship not working in Starfield.

2. Restart Starfield

As an alternative fix, you can exit the game and then restart it after some time has passed when you are unable to rename any ship in Starfield.

If the game had glitched somehow or you aren’t able to access those contents due to some bug in the game itself then doing a restart after closing the game should solve the issue.

3. Verify Starfield Game Files

Make sure to verify the game files for Starfield when you are facing the issue of the ship renaming not working.

You can easily do that from the Steam launcher where you have the game.

  • Go to the Steam library.
  • Right-click on Starfield.
  • Select Properties from the options available. 
  • Go to the Local Files tab.
  • Select Verify integrity of game cache option to verify the files.

4. Uninstall And Reinstall Starfield

Another fix that you can try is to uninstall Starfield and then reinstall it again after some time has passed. 

To uninstall it you will have to go to Contol Panel >> Uninstall a Program >> Starfield >> Uninstall.

Now reinstall it again from where you have bought the game, such as Steam.

Now open and try to rename the ships and you should not have any issues.

5. Contact Support Team Of Bethesda

Contact Bethesda Support to fix Ship renaming not working in Starfield

You should be able to rename the ships now without having any issues after going through all the fixes above. 

However, if you are still unable to do so then please contact the Support Team of Bethesda and get help from them.