Edit your name before entering a meeting

To edit your Display Name for all Zoom meetings

  • Open the Zoom app on your desktop/laptop
  • Select ZoomPreferences from the top left hand corner of the screen
  • Choose Profile from the list which appears
  • Click on Edit My Profile
  • This will open the Zoom site in your browser
  • Login to your account
  • When in your account select Edit on the right near your user name
  • Change your Display Name (not Last Name)
  • Scroll down the page and click on Save Changes
  • Select your Profile Image from the top right hand corner
  • Choose SIGN OUT from the dropdown box
  • Your Display name will now be updated for all Zoom meetings

Edit your name during a meeting

To edit your Display Name for current Zoom meeting only

  • During a Zoom meeting press the More button at the bottom of the screen
  • Select Participants from the menu
  • Hover over your own name in the Participants list on the right
  • Press the More⌄ button
  • Then Rename
  • Edit your name in the Rename popup window
  • Press Rename
  • This will only edit your name for this meeting, your display name will remain the same for other Zoom meetings

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