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    How to change the name of Mac on my Network?

    I am using Macbook Pro and running 10.6.8 on it. My brother had added a different name in my network. I want to change it to my own name but not able to find any way to do the same. Is there any method to do the same?

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    Re: How to change the name of Mac on my Network?

    Yes obviously.You can do it by following the below given steps:
    • First of all tap on Icon and Hold the "Apple Menu" and then choose "System Preferences".
    • Now click on "Sharing Icon". You will find this Icon at the center of the window in the option which says "Internet & Wireless".
    • After clicking on it,the content will change to "Sharing".
    • Now click on "Computer Name" field. You will find this option on the top of the window.Now type Mac's New Name according to your need.
    • Finally click on "Red Circle" to close the window. Now you will notice that your Mac's name has been changed.

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    Re: How to change the name of Mac on my Network?

    Hi friend...........

    You should be able to change the name of the network using Airport set up Assistant for OS X.............

    Applications/Utilities - AirPort Admin Utility
    Select the name of the AirPort Express and click on Configure

    And also you can see below images

    apple-mac-system-preferences-sharing-edit-name.jpg

    apple-mac-system-preferences-sharing-edit-name-2.png

    Best of luck

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    Re: How to change the name of Mac on my Network?

    Hi,
    One of the advantage with mac is you can change the name of mac on your network.Do,the below things for changing the name
    Tap the system preferences from apple menu,
    Now tap the share icon and in this share icon you will see the internet and wireless.So,tap this,
    Again tap the share option,
    Now here you will see the computer name.Edit it and enter the new name.
    That's it save finally.

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    Re: How to change the name of Mac on my Network?
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    Hi friend,
    Hope you are in good health and good state of mind!
    It's always a treat and fun to answer your queries.
    I also appreciate the confidence that you have shown in us!

    Follow these steps to change the name of Mac on the Network-

    1) Go to "Apple"
    2) Then go to "System Preferences"
    3) Go to "Sharing"

    apple-mac-system-preferences.jpg


    4) On the new window,change the computer name here to what you want to have as your computer's identity
    on the local network, and click "OK".



    I hope I have answered all your doubts.
    It was a pleasure answering your queries.
    Hope that you'll come up with some more challenging queries!
    Till then,take care.
    Bye!




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    Re: How to change the name of Mac on my Network?

    Hello Dear Friend ...


    First of all open the Home page

    Then launch a browser on your computer

    Enter your routers IP address in the browser

    Then login

    After that Navigate to the Wireless setting page

    Enter a name for your wireless network






    Then save your Name

    Close the Window



    GOOD LUCK

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    Re: How to change the name of Mac on my Network?

    Dear User ......

    I will solve your problem into some easy steps so you just see my steps.....
    Let's have a look .....

    So first of all go and turn on your device and then go to the home screen and then just go to the "Apple"...And then just go to the "System Preferences"....After that just go to the "Sharing"...And then a new window,change the computer name here to what you want to have as your computer's identity on the local network....Now at the end just click on to the "OK"....All done ....

    Hope you like that information ......
    Thank you ....

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    Re: How to change the name of Mac on my Network?

    Hi friend,

    It is very easy to change the name of mac my network.For this you need to follow below instructions

    ---> First press and hold the apple menu in your mac.

    ---> Now you will see the system preferences.So,tap this option.

    ---> Again you will see the share icon tap this.And tap the network and wireless option from here.

    ---> In network and wireless again tap the share option.

    ---> Here you will see the change name.

    ---> Now enter the new name here.

    ---> Save the settings.

    Thank you...........

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    Re: How to change the name of Mac on my Network?

    Hello,
    Steps to change the name of mac on network:
    Launch the menu.
    Touch system preferences>sharing buttons.
    select the name button.
    Give the name that you want.
    Touch done button.
    ...@@@...

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    Re: How to change the name of Mac on my Network?

    Hi friend,

    The following is the procedure for solving the problem of changing the name of Mac on your Network.

    At first you have to go to home screen.

    Then the menu screen is to be opened.

    Now tap on to the system preferences option is to be selected.

    There you need to press the option of sharing.

    After that the name option is to be selected.

    Then the name is be entered which you want according to your choice.

    Now press the save option in order to save the changed one.

    Press the OK option.

    Thanks.

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    Re: How to change the name of Mac on my Network?

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say......................

    1.Firstly you open the 'System preferences'.

    2.Then you in the 'Internet & Network'.

    3.You tap on the option 'Sharing'.

    4.Then you can see the Mac name in Network at the top.

    5.There you tap on the option 'Edit'.

    6.Then you change the name and tap on 'OK' and the again type that name in 'Sharing Window' and tap on 'Edit'.

    That's it by doing as i said you can solve your problem.

    All the best...................


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