How to Change Name and Picture in Google Meet on PC and Smartphone

Google Meet is the on-go video conferencing app from Google. Since lockdown in many countries, many businesses and corporate use Google Meet for video conferencing. Many schools also use Google Meet for online classes and online meetings as well.

However, to remain professional in such scenarios, your Google account name must match with your school ID or your Work ID. Many of us still use old usernames such as “Naught-akash556” or “drangonslayer69” etc. If you use these same usernames in your Google, meet classes or video meetings, then you are bound to have some problems for sure.

So it is essential to change names and pictures in Google meet on PC and smartphones to stay professional and to avoid getting embarrassed with silly names or profile pictures. Changing the name and picture in Google meet is easy s you have to change your Google account details, and it will show up in your Google Meet account as well.

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How to change name and picture in google meet on PC

Step 1:- Open a Web Browser, Navigate https://meet.google.com/ and, then login into your account if prompted. You’ll arrive at your Google Meet Home page. 

Step 2:- Click on your Google app icon in the right second corner of the upper screen. All google app appears.

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Step 3:- Click on your account icon, and then the Google account setting appears.

Step 4:- Click the ‘Personal Info’ icon in the left second column of the upper screen. The name, profile, and other details appear.

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Step 4:- Click on your name, and after that, you edit your name. Tap ‘Save’ on this screen.

Step 5:- Now, you can go back on the ‘Personal Info’ and click on your profile photo and choose your photo on web photos, and you can select your photo and upload profile. After uploading the profile picture, you can go on the home screen and see the profile will be changed successfully (highlighted in a green square) so that it will be easy for your Teacher or Insterector to identify you. 

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So that is the process you may follow to change your profile picture and your name also on the Google Meet application, which we open on the web browser. 

How to change name and picture in google meet on Smart Phone

Step 1:- Launch the Google Meet mobile app on your android device. Now you will go to your Google Meet home screen.

Step 2:- Tap the three lines icon in the upper left corner on the screen. A Gmail account appears.

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Step 3:- Tap to drop-down, and If you have multiple accounts on your phone, it will show there. You have to select the account in which you want to change the name. Manage your Google account appears.

Step 4:- Tap to the Manage Your Google Account. Your Google account setting appears.

Step 5:- Tap to Personal Info option. A Name Profile and other details appear.

Step 6:- Tap on your name, and after that, you edit your name. Tap ‘Save’ on this screen.

Step 7:- Now, you can go back on the ‘Personal Info’ and Tap your profile photo and choose your photo on a photo from the gallery, and you can select your photo.

After uploading the profile picture, you can go on the home screen and see the profile will be changed successfully (highlighted in a green square) so that it will be easy for your Teacher or Insterector to identify you. 

Conclusion

Changing your name and profile picture in Google meet is easier than ever, thanks to the Google account manager. However, you should avoid changing names too often as Google might restrict our account if found any suspicious activities.

In most cases, the changes in your account name and profile picture are instant. But it might take 24-48 hours to appear on several other platforms, including Google Meet. So if your updated name is not visible, then do not panic. Wait and a little bit, and it will show up eventually.

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