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How to find the computer name for macOS and Windows

How to find the name of the computer in macOS and Windows.


macOS 13 and Above

Go to Apple Menu > System Settings > Sharing (on the right side):

System Settings Sharing

Click Sharing, and scroll down for the computer's name (Local hostname)


macOS 12 Monterey and Below

Go to System Preferences > Sharing

old macOS sharing preference pane

The computer name is listed on the top line:



Click on the Start / Windows icon and start typing "About"

windows about PC

The computer name is listed under Device Name.


Keywordsname, computer, sharing, PC, macOS, Windows,   Doc ID114372
OwnerDavid H.GroupUW-La Crosse
Created2021-10-19 07:55:40Updated2024-07-11 14:33:11
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