Questions and answers

How do I change the name of my IMAC computer?

How do I change the name of my IMAC computer?

Change your computer’s name

  1. On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Sharing. Open Sharing preferences for me.
  2. If the lock at the bottom left is locked , click it to unlock the preference pane.
  3. Type a new name in the Computer Name field.

Can you rename desktops on Mac?

You can’t rearrange or rename spaces, either: You get Desktop 1, Desktop 2, and so on, and that’s it. And, unlike earlier iterations of Spaces, you can’t arrange your desktops into a two-dimensional grid; you get that horizontal array only. (Hence the sideways-swipes you use to navigate from one space to another.)

What happens if I change the name of my imac?

Changing your Mac’s name can also make your computer feel more customized to your preferences. The name you assign will also be your Mac computer’s hostname for devices that use Apple’s Bonjour networking technology.

Where do I find my Mac computer name?

On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Sharing. The computer name for your Mac appears at the top of Sharing preferences.

How do I rename my desktop?

Go to Start > Settings > System > About and select the Rename PC button in the right column under PC.

  1. Then type the name you want to rename the computer.
  2. Remember that you can’t have spaces and certain other special characters, and if you try to use them, you’ll get the error message shown below.

Why do I have 2 desktops Mac?

With OS X 10.5 Leopard, virtual desktops were introduced. Apple calls them Spaces, and they let you create multiple desktops. It lets me separate my apps instead of cramming them into one desktop where they are layered on top or one another and constantly minimized and then called back into action.

How do you delete an admin on a Mac?

How to delete an admin account on your Mac computer

  1. Locate Users & Groups on the bottom left.
  2. Select the padlock icon.
  3. Enter your password.
  4. Select the admin user on the left and then select the minus icon near the bottom.
  5. Choose an option from the list and then select Delete User.

Why is my Mac only right clicking?

Check System Preferences Mouse pane (or Trackpad pane). For the Mouse pane, make sure the Primary mouse button is set for the one on the left. The Control key toggles the “right-click” with the primary button, when the Control key is pressed down while clicking the primary mouse button (or on a Magic Trackpad).