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How To Modify Your Name On Zoom On PC & Phone

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Written by Hassan Abbas

Do you want to modify your name on Zoom? If yes, then you are in the right place. It’s quite easy to assume why you might want to modify your name on Zoom. Especially for a fun meeting where you give challenges or playing a game with your loved ones. In this situation, you may also call yourself Goku and have some fun. It includes overriding the 40-min limit for free users. Revealing try identities can certainly be an issue if you meeting your WiFi friends who don’t know you anyway but wait a while, they could still view you.

How to modify your name while in a Meeting

Here’s how to modify your name when you are already in a Zoom meeting. Follow the steps carefully:

On PC

Step 1:

Head over to a meeting, tap on ‘Participants’ under your screen in the calling bar.

Step 2:

Hover the mouse cursor above your name until you view the choice to choose ‘More’.

Step 3:

Once you view it, tap on it and choose Rename.

Step 4:

Input your required name in the text field and tap on ‘Ok’ to confirm your selection.

On Phone

Step 1:

When you are in the meeting, click on ‘Participants’ to bring up the list of members in your meeting.

Step 2:

Now find and choose your name from the list and click on it.

Step 3:

Choose ‘Rename’ and input your required new name in the text fields to modify your name.

How to modify a members’ name in a meeting

Note: Only the hosts of the meeting can do this from their end. However, meeting participants can’t take control to change from their end. If you like to modify a member name, simply contact your host and put in a request with them.

On PC

Step 1:

Tap on ‘Participants’ under your screen and hover the cursor over the name of the participant that you like to change the name for.

Step 2:

Tap on ‘More’ and choose ‘Rename’.

Step 3:

Input the required new name in the text field and tap on ‘Ok’ when you are done.

The second method on PC

Step 1:

Search the desired participant in the video feed for your meeting then right-tap on their name.

Step 2:

Choose ‘Rename’ and input the required new name in the text fields that appear.

Step 3:

Tap on ‘Ok’ to save your modifications.

On Phone

Step 1:

Click on ‘Participants’ during a meeting to see the names of all the members.

Step 2:

Find the required participant in the list, click on it, and then choose ‘Rename’.

Step 3:

Also, input the new name in the text fields to change the participant name.

How to modify the name in Profile

Nowadays, Zoom is one of the biggest collaborations tools, as the number of people increases that just begin working from home because of COVID-19 lockdowns around the world.

Also, the service offers a completely free plan that provides you unmatched features. It includes the likes of virtual backgrounds, audio, and HD video up to 100 members in a single meeting and way more.

If you are using Zoom for a few minutes or hours and are searching for a way to modify your username on the app. Then we have the perfect solution for you. Just follow our step by step article that will help you get to begin in no time.

On PC

Step 1:

After using the Zoom desktop client, simply launch the app and tap on your profile icon and choose ‘My Profile’. It will redirect you to your profile page. However, while using the Zoom web client to access your account, then simply follow the link to reach your profile page.

Step 2:

Tap ‘Edit’ to the right of your profile image.

Step 3:

Now input your required name in the text fields named ‘First Name’ and ‘Last Name’ and choose on ‘Save changes’ under your screen once you are done.

On Phone

Step 1:

Head over to your Zoom app then tap on Settings under the right corner of your screen.

Step 2:

Click on your ‘Profile’ at the sidebar top and then choose ‘Display Name’.

Step 3:

Once chosen, input your required new name in the two text fields that appear and click on ‘Ok’ to finalize your name change.

Conclusion:

I hope our guide helps you to modify your name in Zoom no matter which device you were using. Also, if you face any problems, let us know your thoughts and queries in the comments section below.

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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