You can change your name on Google Meet; do it quickly this way on iPhone or Android

    Do you want to change your name on Google Meet? You can do it quickly with these steps.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Jul 01 2022, 17:26 IST
    Google Meet allows you to change your name for online video meetings. Here’s how to change name on Google Meet.
    Google Meet allows you to change your name for online video meetings. Here’s how to change name on Google Meet. (Unsplash )
    Google Meet allows you to change your name for online video meetings. Here’s how to change name on Google Meet.
    Google Meet allows you to change your name for online video meetings. Here’s how to change name on Google Meet. (Unsplash )

    Google Meet has become the go-to buddy for video calling due to the pandemic when social distancing became the norm. Whether it is an important office meeting or a group project call with friends, Google Meet offers a wide range of features. Among many of these, Google Meet also allows you to change your name to make you easily recognizable among the participants on a video call. Well, your Google Meet name is synced with your Google account, still, you can update it in whichever way you want to make it more suitable for you. Wondering how to do it? Know in easy steps how to change your name on Google Meet on the browser as well as on the app while using an Android phone or an iPhone.

    How to change your name on Google Meet on the browser

    • To change your name on Google Meet, you need to open your Gmail account on any of the web browsers that you use.
    • If you aren't signed in, then sign in with your Google account.
    • After signing in to your account, you need to go to the Personal Info option from the vertical menu on the left side of the page.
    • This will open a new page where you will see an option for Name. There will be a right facing arrow, click on that.
    • Now, you can enter your first and last name in the space provided according to yourself.
    • Ensure to tap on the Save option once it is done to keep the changes.

    How to change your Google Meet name on an iPhone

    • You will need to open your Gmail app on your iPhone. Tap on the Menu option on the top left of the screen and then scroll down to find Settings option.
    • Now, click on the Manage your Google account option. Here, you will find the Personal Info button.
    • Click on the arrow which is right facing, the Name section.
    • Similar to the Browser settings, it will ask you to put your new name in the given space.
    • Tap on Done to keep the changes saved.

    How to change your Google Meet name on an Android phone

    Step 1:

    If you are using an Android phone, then you will need to go to your Settings app.

    Step 2:

    This will show you all the options on settings. Scroll down and find Google. 

    Step 3:

    Tap on Manage your Google Account. 

    Step 4:

    Now select the Personal Info option available under your profile picture and name in the horizontal bar. 

    Step 5:

    This will show a Basic Info section. Under that click on the Name option.

    Step 6:

    Now its time to change your Name on Google Meet! Once done, click on the save button.  

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    First Published Date: 01 Jul, 17:26 IST
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