How To Change Your Zoom Name Before Entering Meeting

When you join a Zoom meeting, your name is displayed to other participants. If you want to change your name before entering the meeting, here are the steps you can follow:

Step 1: Open Zoom

First, open the Zoom app on your device.

Step 2: Click on Your Profile Picture

Once you are logged in, click on your profile picture in the top right corner of the screen.

Step 3: Select “Settings”

From the drop-down menu, select “Settings”.

Step 4: Click on “My Profile”

On the left side of the screen, click on “My Profile”.

Step 5: Edit Your Name

In the “Name” field, type in your desired name. You can also add a profile picture if you want.

Step 6: Save Changes

Once you have edited your name and added a profile picture (if applicable), click on “Save”.

Step 7: Join the Meeting

Now that you have changed your name, you can join the meeting with your new name displayed to other participants.


Changing your Zoom name before entering a meeting is easy and can help you avoid confusion or embarrassment. By following these simple steps, you can ensure that your desired name is displayed to other participants.