Are you looking for how to change zoom name during meeting? You’ve come to the right place! In this article, I’ll give a simple and easy procedure to change your name while you are in a meeting already. By changing your name or by renaming, it’ll be easy for the host to know who you actually are especially when you raise your hand during the Zoom meeting.

Zoom is one of the most prominent cloud-based audio and video conferencing apps out there. This remains the mostly used and  go-to web conferencing application for many schools, colleges, small, medium, and large sized business, so that they can stay connected to their students, clients, and colleagues respectively. Anyone can easily join a meeting by clicking on the link which was given by the host.

How to Change Zoom Name During Meeting [Guide]

Changing your name during a meeting is super easy and simple, and it’ll take less than two minutes. It doesn’t matter on what type of device you are using Zoom on, whether it may be your PC, laptop, iOS or Android tablet or mobile devices, all have the same Zoom interface. So, follow the steps mentioned below on how to change Zoom name during meeting;

  1. Open Zoom n your device.
  2. Click on participants in the top right corner.
  3. You’ll be able to see all the participants present in the meeting on the right side of your screen.
  4. Click on your name.
  5. Click on More option.
  6. Select Rename.
  7. Enter your name or whatever you’d like and click OK.

Changing your name or Renaming will help you to have specific identity especially when you raise your hand during the Zoom meeting.

Note: If you use a link to join a Zoom meeting, it’ll automatically take you to the meeting and doesn’t let you change your name. So, if you want to change your name before joining the meeting, you u use the ‘Join’ the meeting from Zoom app.

How to Enable Rename Option for Zoom Host

If you are the host, you also have the ability to rename the other participants. However, if you are a host and don’t know how to enable the rename option in Zoom, follow the steps below;

  1. Open Zoom on your device.
  2. Click on participants in the top right corner.
  3. In the participants panel, click More.
  4. Select ‘Allow participants to Rename’ button

I hope the above article on how to change Zoom name during meeting might have helped you to change your name.

How do I rename in Zoom?

To change o name after getting into a Zoom meeting: click on participants -> participants lists -> click on your name -> more options -> Rename -> enter any name -> press OK.

Why can’t I change my Zoom name?

If you use a link to join a Zoom meeting, it’ll automatically take you to the meeting and doesn’t let you change your name. So, if you want to change your name before joining the meeting, you u use the ‘Join’ the meeting from Zoom app.

How do I enable rename in Zoom?

Click on participants -> More -> click on Allow participants to rename and make sure that there is no check mark next to this option.

How do I change the host name in Zoom before meeting?

Open Zoom -> meetings -> schedule a meeting -> in the alternative host option, type alternative host’s email address > select Save to complete the process.

How do I change my name on Zoom permanently?

Open Zoom on your web page -> log in using your credentials -> click on your profile -> click on edit option next to your name.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

nv-author-image

ViralTalky Content Team

ViralTalky's team of content writers regularly helps write high quality content. Its a party over here.