MacOSX: Put your name next to the clock

December 2016

MacOSX: Put your name next to the clock

You can configure your Mac to display your name next to the Clock. To do this:
  • Go to Apple menu> System Preferences> Accounts
  • In the Accounts window, click on "Login Options".
  • If the right panel is grayed out, click on the padlock in the lower left corner. In the window that opens, enter your password and click on "OK"
  • Now check the "Show fast user switching menu as" and choose "Short Name" in the dropdown menu.
  • Finally,click on the padlock again.

Now your username should appear next to the clock.

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