How to change Macbook hostname (Macbook Pro/Air & iMac)

Sometimes you need to change Macbook hostname especially in business/office environments. Changing hostname will help you in easy identifying a Macbook in a crowd network. The default hostname in a Mac machine will be “<your username>’s MacBook Pro” something like that.

Change Macbook hostname

Changing hostname in Mac is pretty simple and straight forward, follow the steps below

  1. Goto Apple menu & open “system preferences”
  2. Open “Sharing”
  3. in the computer name section, type your new preferred hostname
  4. Restart your mac computer for take effect the new hostname.

change Macbook hostname

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