How do I change my Mac®'s name?

Sydney W.
Sydney W.
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This article will show how to change a Mac® computer's name with the newest Mac operating system, macOS® Sonoma 14. If you have an older macOS®, refer to Apple's support article.

Covenant Eyes lists your device in your email report or the Victory app by its manufacturer name or model (e.g., Macbook Pro). You can name your device (e.g., John’s Macbook Pro) so it’s easier to identify:

  1. Login to the Mac® Administrator profile on your Mac®.

  2. Select the Apple icon from the top left-hand corner and select “System Settings.”
    Apple icon - System Settings.png
  3. Select “General" and then "About."
    General - About.png
  4. Select "Name."
    Mac Name.png
  5. Enter your Mac® Administrator password and select "Modify Settings."
    Enter PW for Mac name.png
  6. Type the new name into the “Name” field at the top of the screen, and the computer will automatically save the new name.
    New Macbook Name.png

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