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How to change your name on Zoom?

Video conferencing has been on the rise as an increasing number of organisations are transitioning to work-from-home operations. Zoom app, particularly, gained a lot of popularity in this regard recently, outdoing similar products from the likes of Google and Microsoft, to name a few.

As is true for any other online platform where you connect and communicate with others, names are as important on Zoom too, especially when you’re joining calls or requesting to join one. If you hadn’t paid much attention at the time of signing up to Zoom and ended up with a random name and wish to change your display name now, we have you covered here.

In this article, we’ve discussed how to change your name on Zoom using its app for Android or iOS or the desktop app.

Also read: How to host a Zoom meeting, schedule it and invite people?

How to change your name on the Zoom app for Android or iOS?

Launch Zoom application on your mobile device and sign in to your account. Then follow the steps given below to change your name on Zoom.

How to change your name on Zoom? | Candid.Technology
  • Tap on Settings on the bottom-right corner of the screen.
  • Then tap on your Profile Name.
  • Select Display Name.
  • Enter the desired First and Last name. Then tap Save, located on the top-right corner of the screen, and your name on Zoom will be modified.

Also read: How to change the background on Zoom?

How to change your name on the Zoom desktop app?

Open Zoom desktop app and log in to your account. Then follow the steps mentioned below to change your name on Zoom.

Step 1: Click on the Settings icon located on the top-right side of the screen.

How to change your name on Zoom? | Candid.Technology

Step 2: Select Profile from the list of options on the left hand side.

How to change your name on Zoom? | Candid.Technology

Step 3: Click on Edit My Profile. This will take you to the Zoom webpage. It might ask you to log in to your Zoom account.

How to change your name on Zoom? | Candid.Technology

Step 4: Click on Edit located besides your profile name.

How to change your name on Zoom? | Candid.Technology

Step 5: You can enter the desired First Name, Last Name and Display Name in the respective columns. Then click on the Save Changes button at the bottom of the page.

How to change your name on Zoom? | Candid.Technology

Also read: What is HIPAA? Are Zoom and Google Duo HIPAA compliant?

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