SourceTree username authentication grayed out

Hello, I was attempted to pull from a repository when it authenticated me to log in using my github username and password. After entering what I thought was my github username and password, it failed to authenticate, then I noticed that I was using the wrong username. It would have been convenient and also quick to simply change my username right there, but apparantly it is not so. How do I change my SourceTree github authentication?

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Try Tools->Options->Authentication tab. That's how I was able to solve this problem.

This solved my issue! Thanks a lot!

My old username that was greyed out wasn't displaying in the 'saved passwords' list so I couldn't remove it or edit it. Therefore, I found the following to work:

Reset the global settings by running:

git config --global user.name "NewUserName"
After that, restart SourceTree to check if it works.

Source: https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/206806

I then managed to remove my old username from the 'saved passwords' list.

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