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    Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    My Macbook Pro runs with Lion OS and now I am just trying to change the username "User" to my name but I am not able to do that. Can you please give me the steps which I need to follow for that? As I am not sure if I am following the right steps as such.

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    luck Array
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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hello Dear Friend ...

    Follow the below instructions

    Open the System Preferences






    Then click on the Sharing Folder

    After that Find the Current name






    There change the name that you wish you put

    Then Click on the Done option


    ALL THE GOOD LUCK

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hi,
    For changing name you should know the procedure first of all otherwise follow the below instructions to change the macbook name.
    Tap the start up menu in start up again tap the system preferences option.
    In system preferences option you will see the change mac name.So,tap this option.Press the edit button to change name.Now enter the new mac name which you desired.
    After new entered save the name and close the opened pages.

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hello friend,


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

    1.Firstly you tap on the 'Apple Logo'.

    2.Then you tap on the 'System Preferences'.

    3.Then you you tap on the 'Sharing Folder'.

    4.Then you change the user name.

    5.At last you tap on the option 'Save'.

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

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hi friend,

    The following are the steps to be followed to change the username in Macbook Pro.

    At first you have to go to home screen.

    Then tap on to the main menu option.

    There you need to press the system preferences option.

    After that the sharing folder option is to be selected.

    Now the present name is to be finded out.

    Then you can edit the name which you want according to your choice.

    Press the done option.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hi friend,

    You can change the username of your macbook pro by following the below steps

    ---> First of all turn on the macbook pro system.

    ---> Now move towards the main menu.

    ---> In this menu you will see the more options.Among this options find the system preferences.

    ---> So,tap the system preferences.

    ---> In system preferences you will see the mac name.So,tap it.

    ---> Now tap the edit option.

    ---> Enter the new mac name which you desired.

    ---> Finally save the changed settings.


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

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Dear User ......

    I will solve your problem into some easy steps ......

    So first of all go and turn on your device and then just go to the home screen and then tap on to the 'Apple Logo'....After that just tap on to the 'System Preferences'...And then just tap on the 'Sharing Folder'...After that just change the user name...Now at the end just tap on the option 'Save' to save it ......

    Hope you like that information ......
    ALL Done ......

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Below are the steps to change the username in Macbook Pro-
    • Launch the home screen and move to the menu.
    • In the menu, system preferences option have to be tapped.
    • You must have to click on the mac name.
    • Then hit on the edit button and give the new change for it.
    • Save the changes which are mad
    • e.

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    hello friends..

    to solve the above said problem read the following steps

    ##go to home screen

    ##click on system preferences

    ##click on Mac Name

    ##click on edit and change username

    ##save required settings

    these steps may solve your problem

    all the best


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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hello,
    Steps to change the username in macbook pro:
    Launch the home screen.
    Touch system preferences>mac name buttons.
    Select the edit button.
    Touch the username and change it.
    ...@@@...

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hello sir i want to tell you .first to you mac in screen and then you mac to right click and then select the properties option and then use the computer name and then click the computer name and change the name solve the problem Thanks................

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hello Friend

    First of all you will choose the Apple system preferences.

    Now in the system preferences window click the user and groups icon.

    In that select the User's name in the accounts list.

    The changes by selecting the existing username and then replacing the old with new text or different settings.

    You will quit the system preferences applications or choose a different system preferences pane.




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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hello Friend

    First of all you will open the system preferences

    Now you will click the Accounts pane.

    Give right click on the user whose short username you want to change and click on Advances options.

    In the Advances options screen, edit the user names as listed next to Accounts name.

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    After a some time period , user wants to change username & password if their account.
    if user wants , then user can change the username & password of their account in mac device.
    In change username & password , user can keep their desire username & password according to their choice.
    now , you also wants to change your username.your can surely do it as follows instruction given for change the username in mac device.



    Change username in Mac


    --> Go to "Apple menu" in Mac
    --> select "system preference"
    --> now click on "Account" at bottom left in system preference window
    --> now click on "Lock" at bottom left
    --> Enter Administration username & password & "Log in" option
    --> select "Edit" and then click on "open directory utility"
    --> click "Lock" at bottom left corner & Enter administration Log in & click on "Ok"
    --> select "Edit" from menu bar & click on "Enable Root user" from list.
    --> Enter your new username & password & varify it
    --> now log out from apple
    --> Now you can log in with new username & password

    Now your macbook username is successfully changed & you can Enjoy your macbook with new username.

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hi.. Look at the easy steps below to change the Username in Macbook Pro : Open the system preferences Click on Sharing folder and Click on current name Give the user name and password click on change the User name of your choice save the changes and apply them .

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    hi friend,

    steps to change the user name in macbook pro:

    1.open up system preferences

    2.click the sharing folder

    3.find the current name

    4.change the name you want

    hope the information is helpful for you

    cheers honey

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    first of all go to the system preference

    now click on account

    then on lock option

    log in the administrative account

    select the edit option

    then to open directory utility

    then to enable root user

    then enter the new username and password

    varify it

    now its done

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hello Friend

    1.You will open the system preferences from the apple menu.

    2.Click the sharing folder.

    3.Find the current name.

    4.Now you will change the name.

    5.You can change that to whatever you desire by deleting that name, and naming it however you wish.

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hi,

    Done these steps to change the username in macbook pro:

    Open the home screen.

    Press the preferences option.

    Select the sharing folder button.

    Press the usename option.

    At last change the name you want.

    !!!!!GOOD LUCK!!!!!

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Dear sir.

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

    And then you.Firstly you tap on the 'mac'..and than you tap on the 'System Preference' Then you you tap on the 'Sharing Folder'. And Then you change the user name.and than you At last you tap on the option 'Save'.

    Thanks.............................

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    my dear friend

    step to change the username in Macbook pro:

    1. first tao menu of your Mac.

    2. then tap on the Apple Logo.

    3. after then tap on the 'System Preferences'.

    4.Then you you tap on the 'Sharing Folder'.

    5.Then you change the user name.

    6.At last save the changes.


    hope this information help you

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Yes friend you can change the username in your mac system easily.you have to go through these simple steps for that.
    <>first of all you should turn on your mac system.
    <>now go to the home screen of your device.
    <>from there you should go to the system preferences in your mac system.now you will find an sharin folder tap on that.
    <>after that select the usermame option and then change the username and save it.
    It's done.thank you

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Hi...........,

    Changing user name is simple in mac.

    Make sure that ---->
    * You are the admin user not guest user.
    * You are aware of the password to be provided in mac.



    --> Now visit the system preference panel in mac.
    --> Now there you need to go to the accounts option.
    --> After that you need to go to the username of device.
    --> Simply change the name from there and click to save the changes.
    --> Follow all instruction you are provided there.

    ** Do not enter any earlier named user name.
    ** Always remember this user name as you may need any time in future.

    Thanks

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    Re: Steps to change the username in Macbook Pro?

    Yes friend you can change the username in your mac system easily.you have to go through these simple steps for that.
    <>first of all you should turn on your mac system.
    <>now go to the home screen of your device.
    <>from there you should go to the system preferences in your mac system.now you will find an sharing folder tap on that.
    <>after that select the username option and then change the username and save it.
    It's done.thank you

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