How to change the display name in Windows Live Messenger

The display name in Windows Live Messenger can be changed using the messenger options.

Click on the Tools menu and select options from menu list.


Navigate to the Personal tab. Under Display Name section, enter your display name for the field with label as Type your name as you want others to see it.


Clock OK to confirm the changes. For example if you type in “Ravi”, then the display name is Messenger would be “Ravi”


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