How to Change Name of Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium  

    How to Change Name of Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium

    How to Change Name of Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium

    Published by Category: Browsers & Email
    10 Mar 2020
    Designer Media Ltd


    How to Change Name of Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium


    Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

    Microsoft has also introduced a new Microsoft Edge logo that is designed to capture the waves of innovation that they plan to bring to you.

    The new Chromium based Microsoft Edge is supported on all versions of Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server (2016 and above), Windows Server (2008 R2 to 2012 R2), and macOS.

    See also:

    The Chromium based Microsoft Edge supports having multiple profiles each having their own individual identities, favorites, settings, and extensions. Profiles in Microsoft Edge are like the profiles for accounts in Windows, but on a browser level instead.

    You can sign in to a profile with your Microsoft account, your work/school account, or stay signed out of the profile for it to just be a local profile. When you sign in to a profile with a Microsoft account, you can turn on to have Microsoft Edge sync your history, favorites, passwords, and other browser data across all devices you are signed in to a profile in Microsoft Edge with the same account.

    When you add a profile to Microsoft Edge and do not sign in to the profile with a Microsoft account or work/school account, Profile # will be its name by default.

    If you add a profile to Microsoft Edge and do sign in to the profile with a Microsoft account, Personal # will be its name by default.

    If you add a profile to Microsoft Edge and do sign in to the profile with a work/school account, Work # will be its name by default.

    This tutorial will show you how to change the name of a profile in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.



    Here's How:

    1 Open Microsoft Edge.

    2 Click/tap on the Settings and more (Alt+F) 3 dots menu icon, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)

    How to Change Name of Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium-microsoft_edge_change_profile_name-1.png

    3 Click/tap on the Profiles on the left side. If you are not already using the profile you want to change the name of, click/tap on the Switch button on the right side for the profile you want to change the name of. (see screenshot below)

    If you do not see a left pane, then widen the horizontal borders of the Microsoft Edge window until you do.

    How to Change Name of Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium-microsoft_edge_change_profile_name-2.png

    4 Click/tap on the More actions (3 dots) button, and click/tap on Edit in the drop menu. (see screenshot below)

    How to Change Name of Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium-microsoft_edge_change_profile_name-3.png

    5 Type in a new name you want for this profile, and click/tap on the Profiles on the left side. (see screenshot below)

    How to Change Name of Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium-microsoft_edge_change_profile_name-4.png

    6 This profile's name will now be renamed. (see screenshot below)

    How to Change Name of Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium-microsoft_edge_change_profile_name-5.png


    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. IamKangy's Avatar
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro
       #1

    Thank you, I didn't like just being called "Personal" lol
      My Computer

  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 48,768
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 19635
    Thread Starter
       #2

    IamKangy said:
    Thank you, I didn't like just being called "Personal" lol
    LOL, I hear that.

      My Computers


 

Tutorial Categories

How to Change Name of Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium Tutorial Index Network & Sharing Instalation and Upgrade Browsers and Email General Tips Gaming Customization Apps and Features Virtualization BSOD System Security User Accounts Hardware and Drivers Updates and Activation Backup and Restore Performance and Maintenance Mixed Reality Phone


Related Threads
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:23.
Find Us




Windows 10 Forums