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Change name permanently on a Zoom meeting - Chromebook

Teachers:
Create a Zoom meeting
Share the meeting ID and Password ( Do not use hyperlink)

Students:

Find your Zoom icon on your Chromebook.
Click the circle or swipe up to reveal Zoom icon.
Click on Zoom icon to open the prompt page below.
Type in the Zoom Code for the meeting shared from your teacher.
Type in your first and last name.
Type in the passcode that was shared by your teacher to join the meeting.
Click - Join.
Check to see that you have remember me if that is an option that shows.
Once you have joined the meeting your name will be permanently reset for Zoom. 


MacBook
How students can change name permanently on a Zoom meeting


  1. Find your Zoom icon on either your MacBook. (Look under launchpad for the icon.)
  2. Click on Zoom icon to open the prompt page below.
  3. Type in the Zoom Code for the meeting shared from your teacher.
  4. Type in your first and last name.
  5. Type in the passcode that was shared by your teacher to join the meeting.
  6. Click - Join.
  7. Once you have joined the meeting your name will be permanently reset for Zoom. 

If you need to change your Zoom display name before entering a room, you can do so through the Zoom app installed on your desktop. Just find the Zoom icon on the desktop and open it up.

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There will be an option to "Join a meeting." Click on that.

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That will open up a window where you can manually join a meeting (instead of clicking a link). 

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Enter the Zoom room number/name if you know it and enter in the Display Name that you'd like. Make sure that the "Remember my name for future meetings" is turned on. (If you do not know your Teacher's Zoom room number/name, if you click on the arrow to the right it will show you all the previous rooms that you've connected to on that computer)

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Once you join a room with that Display name (and you have the "Remember my name" turned on you should have the new Display name for all Zoom rooms that you join.