How To Change Your Google Meet Name

Google Meet stands out as a widely used platform for video conferencing, enabling users to engage with others from afar. Among its various capabilities, Google Meet offers the option to modify your name, catering to your privacy needs or personal preferences. This piece will walk you through the steps to alter your name on Google Meet.

Step 1: Open Google Meet

To begin, open Google Meet in your web browser. You can access it by going to Once you are on the website, click on “Join or start a meeting” to enter a meeting.

Step 2: Click on Your Name

Once you are in a meeting, look for your name at the bottom of the screen. Click on it and select “Change your name.” This will take you to a new window where you can enter a new name.

Step 3: Enter Your New Name

In the new window, type in your desired new name. You can also add an optional description if you want to provide more information about yourself. Once you have entered your new name and description, click on “Save changes” to update your Google Meet profile.

Step 4: Confirm Your Changes

After clicking on “Save changes,” a pop-up window will appear asking if you want to change your name for all meetings or just this one. If you want to change your name for all meetings, click on “Change for all meetings.” If you only want to change your name for this meeting, click on “Change for this meeting only.”


Changing your Google Meet name is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. By following the instructions outlined in this article, you can easily update your name and description to better reflect who you are or to maintain your privacy.