How to change the installed user name in Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel by default takes the installed user’s name as the owner of the installed version. You can personalize the username to your desired name using the Excel options. This is the same username that appears when you add a comment in Excel worksheet.

Listed below are the the steps to be followed to update the installed user name in Excel 2013, Excel 2010 and Excel 2007

Excel 2013 and Excel 2010

1. Click File menu and select Options from the menu list.

Excel Options in Excel 2013 and Excel 2010

2. In the General Option, navigate to Personalize your copy of Microsoft Office and enter your desired name in User name field.

Username in Excel 2013 and Excel 2010

 

Excel 2007

1. Click on the Office button followed by Excel options

Excel 2007 Options

2. Select Popular tab and navigate to Personalize your copy of Microsoft Office section. Provide the required username and click OK button to save the changes.

Excel Options - Popular tab - Username

Also See: How to Insert, Delete, Customize Comments in Excel 2010

In Category: Excel 2007, Excel 2010, Excel 2013, Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013

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  • waha November 16, 2010, 1:09 pm

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