If you want to appear under a different name in your Zoom meetings, it’s easy to change your display name in Zoom. We’ll show you how to do this in Zoom on desktop and mobile.
You can change your Zoom In display name or during a meeting. In this guide, you will learn how to change both your full name (first and last name) and your display name.
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If you’re not already in a Zoom meeting, use the methods here to change your Zoom display name.
The process for changing the display name in Zoom on the desktop and on the web is the same. This is because if you click on the option to change your name in the Zoom desktop application, you will be redirected to the Zoom website. So you might as well use the Zoom site to change your name.
To get started, open a web browser on your computer and navigate to the Zoom site. Log into your account on the site.
A âMy Profileâ page will appear upon login. If you don’t see this page, click on “My Account” in the upper right corner of Zoom.
On the “My Profile” page, next to your current name, click “Edit”.
Your profile details are now editable. To change your display name, click on the âDisplay nameâ field and enter a new name. If you also want to change your first and last name, use the âFirst nameâ and âLast nameâ fields, respectively.
Finally, save your changes by clicking on the “Save” button.
And you have successfully changed your display name in Zoom. To complete tasks faster, consider learning Zoom’s keyboard shortcuts.
If you’re using an iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, use the Zoom app to change your display name.
To do this, first launch the Zoom app on your phone. Log into your account in the app.
In the lower Zoom bar, tap “Settings”.
On the “Settings” screen at the top, tap your current name.
A âMy Profileâ screen will open. Here, tap on “Show name”.
You will see an “Edit Name” page. Here, tap on the ‘Show name’ field and enter a new name for your account. To change your first and last name, press the âFirst nameâ and âLast nameâ fields respectively.
Then save your changes by pressing “Save” in the upper right corner.
And you are ready. Join a new Zoom meeting and you’ll see your new name there.
Change your name on Zoom during a meeting
You can change your display name while still in a Zoom meeting. Here’s how to do it.
On the desktop and web versions of Zoom, you will use the same procedure to change your display name.
To get started, while you’re on your meeting screen, click âParticipantsâ at the bottom.
A âParticipantsâ section will open on the right. Hover your cursor over your name and click “More”.
In the “More” menu, click on “Rename”.
A small âRenameâ box will open. Click on the text field in this area, enter a new name and click “OK”.
And Zoom will now use your newly entered name in your account.
To change your Zoom display name on your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, tap “Participants” while you are in a meeting. If you don’t see this option, tap anywhere on your screen and the option will appear.
On the âParticipantsâ screen, tap your name.
In the menu that opens, press “Rename”.
You will see a âEnter a new screen nameâ box. Here, type in your new name and press “OK”.
And that’s how you personalize your name before and during a meeting in Zoom. Glad to name you!
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