How To Rename Your Windows 10 Computer

Learn how to Rename Your Windows 10 Computer using Windows 10 Settings.

Recently, I wanted to rename my Windows 10 laptop. Here are the steps to rename your Windows 10 PC.
 

Step 1. Go to Windows 10 Settings

 
Search settings by typing “Settings” in Windows search. Select Settings App.
 
Windows 10 Settings 
 

Step 2. On Windows Settings screen, select System

 
The System option allows you to get and modify display, sound, notifications, power, and other system settings.
 
Windows 10 System Settings 
 

Step 3. Go to About screen

 
As you can see on this screen, you can review settings for Power, Battery, Storage, Tablet mode, Multitasking, Projector, Sharing, and Remote Desktop. The last option is the About settings, that is about this computer.
 
Rename Windows 10 PC 
 
Scroll down to the bottom of the left side System settings links to see the About settings.
 
As you can see from the About screen, you will see various status of this PC including security statuses. The Device specifications area is where you can see Device Name, Processor, RAM and so on.
 

Step 4. Find Rename this PC

 
Look at and click on the Rename this PC button.
 
 
Windows 10 Rename Computer  
 

Step 5. Rename your PC

 
Click on the button will open a popup where you can see your current PC name and also enter the new name of your PC. I enter the new name and hit Next button.
 
Rename Your PC 
 

Step 6. Finish

 
On the next screen, you will see option that your PC will be renamed when you restart your PC. You can Restart now or later on this screen by selecting one of the options.
 
Rename Windows 10 PC Restart 
 
If you notice the Device name, it also says the new name of the PC after restart.
 

Summary

 
In this article, we learned how to rename a Windows 10 PC.