Changing Computer Name

Issue/Question

How do I change my Mac's computer name?

Resolution

This feature is disabled by default on WKU-Owned Macs to prevent accidentally enabling security vulnerabilities. If changing the name of a WKU-Owned Mac is necessary, please contact the ITS Service Desk.
  1. Click (Apple system menu).
  2. Select System Preferences... .
  3. Click Sharing.
  4. Click and enter your computer admin account credentials.
  5. In the Computer Name field, enter your desired name for the computer.

Details

Article ID: 3789
Created
Fri 3/26/21 8:50 AM
Modified
Mon 5/3/21 11:53 AM