Find Your Computer Name

Follow the instructions below to locate your device name based on platform.

Windows 10

  • Right click on the Start button.
  • Click System.
  • Click System Info in the top right corner of the window.
  • Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and its full computer name if your computer is on a domain.

Windows 7

  • Open System by clicking the Start button.
  • Right-click on Computer, and then click Properties.
  • Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and its full computer name if your computer is on a domain.

Mac OS X 10.4 and later

  • Launch your System Preferences.
  • Click on the Sharing pane.
  • Your Computer Name is listed at the top of the pane.

iOS

  • Launch your Settings app.
  • Press General and then press About.
  • Your iOS device name will be at the top left of the screen.

Linux

  • Launch terminal
  • Enter the command:
    hostname

Other Windows Versions

Windows XP

  • Right-Click My Computer and Select Properties.
  • Click the Computer Name tab.
  • Your Computer Name is listed under Full Computer Name.

Windows Vista

  • Open System by clicking the Start button.
  • Click on Control Panel > System and Maintenance, and then click System.
  • Your Computer Name is listed under Full Computer Name.

Windows 8

  • Hover the mouse at the top right.
  • Click the settings cog > PC info.
  • Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and its full computer name if your computer is on a domain.

Windows 8.1

  • Right click on the Start button.
  • Click System.
  • Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and its full computer name if your computer is on a domain.

 

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Article ID: 52948
Created
Fri 4/27/18 4:06 PM
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