Microsoft 365 (How to) Changing User Name in Word Desktop Application

The following article will provide steps in how to change your name within the Microsoft Word Desktop Application.
  1. Open Microsoft Word and open a new document.


  1. Within the new document click on File in the upper left corner.


  1. Click more in the bottom left corner and select Options.


  1. A Word Options window will appear and default to the General Settings. Under the Personalize your copy of Microsoft Office you will see an option for User Name:


Visual of name change


  1. Please make any name changes here and click OK on the bottom right of the window to ensure those changes are saved.

KeywordsName change Microsoft Office Word Desktop Preferred Name   Doc ID45198
OwnerHelp Desk K.GroupUW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created2014-11-21 15:26:28Updated2023-07-13 15:28:31
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