How to change my username in Zoom? – PC and mobile devices

Zoom is a platform with many uses, in them you can communicate with other people and in turn you will have many functions to make your communication effective, one of these functions is to change your name whenever you want, if you do not know how to do it here we will explain how to change your username on Zoom.

What is the procedure to change the name before starting a meeting?

The name of your Zoom user is what will indicate who you are when starting a Zoom videoconference, which is why you have to choose very well which one you are going to place so that when you do the action you see yourself as a responsible person and with a name that is worthy of your representation.

people in video call from the zoom application

from a computer

If you are going to enter from a computer, it will be very easy for you to change your username, this is how you can do it:

  1. Sign in to your Zoom app from your computer.
  2. When you are in it, you must click on the gear icon to enter the settings.
  3. Here click on your profile, you will still have the old data.
  4. Now click on edit profile, here you can change your profile picture.
  5. The same application will tell you where you can change the name, enter Change name.
  6. Now you have to put the name that you are going to want to use next.
  7. This cannot be very long so decide very well what you are going to place.
  8. Now you have to press update and wait for the changes to be saved, go out and see how your Zoom profile looks.

From the Zoom website

  1. Enter from a web to the Zoom application.
  2. When entering your data you must press in your Zoom profile this is on the left from your main Zoom screen.
  3. Now you have to click on Edit which is located by the part of your current name.
  4. Here you can edit your profile, you must click on the name to change it.
  5. Here a box will open where you can write this, it should not have many letters and you have to be consistent with a name.
  6. When you finish placing this, click on Save changes, you have to make sure that the changes were generated correctly. Can modify your account name like this whenever you want.
  7. The changes you make here will be reflected on any other device you sign in with your account.

zoom app for calls

On mobile devices

Although the application with phones does not allow you to do many things, changing the user is one of the functions that the application allows you to do, do it this way:

  1. To change your username you must have your application on a mobile phone, the first thing you must do is have the application downloaded.
  2. Now enter your Zoom app from your device with any system.
  3. Then go to the option in settings that is located at the bottom.
  4. Now click on your username and enter the menu where you edit your profile.
  5. Click on Show name, here they will give you the name you have at this moment which you are going to modify.
  6. Fill in the fields of the names as well as the last name to change them, if you only want the name press on it only.
  7. Now you have to click on save and wait for the changes to be generated.
  8. Changing your name on your phone will change also in all the places where you are using the application.

How to modify the name if the meeting has already started?

This application called Zoom brings you many advantages, with it you will be able to opt for very incredible functions, one of these is to change your username, but you will not have the opportunity to do it only in the option before the call, if not being in it you will be able to exercise the action, to do so you just have to follow the following procedure:

settings in a video call

using mobile devices

If you are making a meeting with your mobile device you can change your name without having to leave it very easily, you must do it like this:

  1. When you are in your video call in the Zoom application, you will be able to see that you have some functions at the bottom of your phone screen, Among these icons is the option of participants, press on it to show you a menu of options with the respective information of the members of the meeting. For these options to appear like this you have to have the application downloaded.
  2. In this list of participants click on the person whose name you want to change.
  3. Now click on More.
  4. In this option you will see a list in the form of a list, you must click on Change Name.
  5. Now they will ask you to put the new name of the member.
  6. When finished, press Accept and rejoin on the screen, it’s very simple, you can do it with your names and other participants without being an administrator.

person changing name in a video call

In the desktop app

If you are using the Zoom application on your desktop you will also have the possibility to modify your name at the time you are making the video call, to do so is very simple, you just have to follow this procedure:

  1. Enter the video call you want to rename.
  2. Observe in the upper part of your computer screen an options menu, in this you will find an icon that says participants, click on it.
  3. Now you will see a screen where you will find the information of those who are participating in the videoconference.
  4. Being in this option you must take your mouse to the contact you want to change the name of, if it is you click on your information, it will be the same procedure for everything and you do not need to be an administrator to change the name of the other members.
  5. Click the option that says More.
  6. Here you will see the option to Change name, click on it.
  7. Now a new window will appear for you to put the new name, enter it.
  8. When finished press on Accept and that’s it, your contacts will see your modification.