How To Get The Name of Your Computer

Here’s how to get your computer name. If you don’t know which version of Windows you are using see How to Tell Which Version of Windows You Are Running.

Windows 10:

  • Right click on the Start button
  • Click System
  • Under Device Name you can find your computer name

Windows 8.1:

  • Right click on the Start button
  • Click System
  • Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name

Windows 8:

  • Hover the mouse at the top right
  • Click the settings cog > PC info.
  • Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name

Windows 7:

  • Open System by clicking the Start button.
  • Right-click on Computer, and then clicking Properties
  • Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name

Windows Vista:

  • Open System by clicking the Start button.
  • Click on Control Panel > System and Maintenance, and then clicking System.
  • Your Computer Name is listed under Full Computer Name.

Windows XP:

  • Right-Click My Computer and Select Properties
  • Click the Computer Name tab.
  • Your Computer Name is listed under Full Computer Name.

Mac OS X 10.4 and later:

  • Launch your System Preferences.
  • Click on the Sharing pane.
  • Your Computer Name is listed at the top of the pane.

iOS

  • Launch your Settings app
  • Press General and then press About.
  • Your iOS device name will be at the top left of the screen.
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