How to Find Your Computer Name in macOS

Use this guide when needing to identify your computer across a network. These instructions should work similarly with recent versions of macOS, though the naming conventions might be different. This guide was created using macOS Mojave.

Step-by-Step Guide

How to Find Your Computer Name in macOS 

  1. Click on the Apple logo in the top left corner, and select System Preferences.
    The Apple Logo menu with System Preferences highlighted
  2. Select Sharing.
    The Systems Preferences window with the Sharing button highlighted
  3. The Computer Name will be listed at the top of the screen.
    The Sharing window with the Computer Name field highlighted


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