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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

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)

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:

Sharing

Windows

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

windows about PC

The computer name is listed under Device Name.

About



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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