How To Change The Web Application Name In SharePoint On-Premises

As we know, There is no possibilities to change the web application name using GUI in SharePoint On-Premises environemnt. So we can perform this action only through PowerShell and please note this will not impact any configuration of the web application like URL.

As we know, there are no ways to change the web application name using GUI in SharePoint On-Premises environment. So, we can perform this action only through PowerShell and please note that this will not impact any configuration of the web application, like URL.
 
Here, I have a couple of web applications and I would like to change the name of my first web application from SPDEV to SPDEVNEW,
 
Change The Web Application Name In SharePoint On-Premises 
 
Open SharePoint Management Shell and modify the below code as per your requirement before executing it.
  1. $webname = Get-SPWebApplication | Where {$_.Name -match "SPDEV"}  
  2. $webname.Name = "SPDEVNEW"  
  3. $webname.Update()  
For confirmation, execute Get-SPWebApplication. So, it will display the web application information like name and URL like below.
 
Change The Web Application Name In SharePoint On-Premises
 
This action is only to rename the web application name but for a URL change, we are required to do a lot of stuff in IIS.