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How to Change Your Name in Zoom

Your Zoom profile allows you to update your information, including your name, personal meeting ID, and more. This article will cover how a user can edit their first and last name. This feature allows users to not only edit their names to their preferred names, but users can also edit their last name so their preferred personal pronouns can be shown. Once the changes have been made, the updated name will appear when the participant is in a meeting. Read below on how you can change your displayed name in Zoom.

How to Change your Displayed Name in Zoom

  1. Open an internet browser and navigate to and click Sign In.
  2. You will navigated to your main profile page in Zoom. You should see your name, as well as your other personal information . Click the Edit button next to your name to edit your name. See Figure 1 below.

Figure 1:


  1. You will now be able to edit your name. Once you have made the changes, click the Save Changes button. Your name is now changed.

Still Need Assistance?

If you require assistance with this feature, or if you would like to report an error, please contact the Technology Support Center at 309-438-4357 or via email at You can also submit a help ticket at

Overview of Zoom