How to locate your machine name PC or Mac

How to locate your machine name PC or Mac

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

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 clicking System.
  • Your Computer Name is listed under Full Computer Name.

Windows 7:

  • Open System by clicking the Start button.
  • Right-click on Computer, and then clicking 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.

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 and 10:

  • 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.

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.

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