In this article, I will show you How to Change the Name of Your Mac. You may notice one way or another that your Mac still doesn’t have any name or it has but the wrong name. Moreover, Some times things might get a little confusing and when you change your computer’s name, you either misspell or type the wrong name. Later on, you may worry and you may think that is it possible to change the name of your Mac. Yes, It is possible and easy.
I came around a friend who recently got married and wanted to change the name of her Mac. Though she did not know how to do it, then I quickly changed her username. follow these steps, if you want to change your Mac name quick and easy.
When you change your username and home folder name, It will not require to change or reset your password. Moreover, remember to do this correctly and step-by-step because doing this incorrect can damage and you may not be able to log in. Therefore, back up your data then start the process.
Is Your Mac’s Name Important
In simple words Yes because other computers on your local network can reach you through that name. As well you transfer or travel your data through that username.
How to Change the Name of Your Mac
To change your Mac’s name follow these steps:
1. Click on the Apple icon.
You can see the apple icon on the top left side of your screen.
2. Then select System Preferences.
3. On the third row, you can see a Sharing icon, click on that.
4. Now put your name in Computer Name.
After click on Sharing, Here you can now see Computer name: on the right side of which you can write your new name. under that, you can see in written Computers on your local network can access your computer at: your username.local
5. Finally, you are done and close sharing window.
After changing the name of your Mac, the apps and devices that were connected to your Mac will not recognize your Mac, therefore, you need to reconnect them.
That is the easiest way to change the name of your Mac. Thanks for reading, visit us daily for more articles like this and if you want me to write on something let me know down in the comment section.