How to Put Your Name on Mac Menu Bar: A Quick Guide

Adding your name to Menu Bar is one of the best things you can do to personalize your Mac. It’s a great way to show your colleagues and everybody working around know that the Mac belongs to you. Besides, it can also help you switch between multiple user profiles from the menu bar itself. If you want to add it, let me show you how to put your name on the Menubar of macOS.

How to Add Your Name to Mac Menu Bar

  1. Click on the Apple icon at the top left corner and open the System Preferences.click on apple logo and select system preferences on mac
  2. Go to the Users and Groups tab.Click on Users & Groups in System Preferences on Mac
  3. Click Login Options.
  4. Hit the ‘Click the lock to make changes’ button.Select Login Items and Click on Lock Icon in Users & Groups on Mac
    Enter Mac's Password and Click on Unlock
  5. Tick the checkbox of Show fast user switching menu as.Enable Show fast user switching menu as Option on Mac

Now, choose the right option from Full NameAccount Name, and Icon. 

Choose Full Name Option to Put Your Name on macOS Menubar

If you choose Full Name, your name added in the username details will appear on the top right corner of your screen. With Account Name, you can make your username to show on the menu bar. When selected the last option, only the username icon will be displayed.

Your Name Will be Added to Mac Menu Bar

Once your name or icon is added, click on it to switch to another user profile or navigate to the Login Window.

Click on Name and Choose Preferred Option in Menu Bar on Mac

How to Remove or Rearrange Your Name from Mac Menu Bar

To Delete your Name

Later, if you think this menu bar customization feature isn’t up to the mark, it’s easier to remove it. You don’t need to navigate to the Users and Groups settings again. Hold down the Command key while clicking and dragging your name to the desktop, and it will be removed.

Drag Name to Remove it from Mac Menu Bar

To Rearrange Your Name

In case you don’t like the location where your name is displayed, you can also click and drag it left or right in the Mac menu bar.

Your Name Will be Added to Mac Menu Bar

Drag Name to Change Location in Menu Bar on Mac

Signing Off

With your name in the menu bar, the upper corner part of your screen will look impressive. It’s also pretty cool to switch between multiple user profiles without moving to the log-in screen. If you’d be asked to rate this feature on a scale of 1 to 10, what would you rate? Let us know in the comment section below. Did you know that you can also add weather forecasts to the menu bar? Know more about it in this detailed post.

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.