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Changing Tableau Cloud Display Name


Published: 20 Aug 2015
Last Modified Date: 08 Jun 2022

Question

How to change a display name in Tableau Cloud.

Environment

Tableau Cloud

Answer

Changing a display name for Tableau Cloud is possible, but it currently cannot be done directly through the Tableau Cloud site. Use the following workaround:
  1. Navigate and log into http://www.tableau.com.
  2. At the top of the page, select Edit Account. (see screenshot)
  3. In the User Profile, make the desired changes to First and Last name.
  4. Click Update at the bottom of the page.
If you are currently logged into your Tableau Cloud site, you will need to log out and log back in for the changes to take effect.
Edit Account Illustration

Additional Information

The following information can also be changed from the Edit Account section:
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Job Title
  • Organization
  • Phone
  • Country
  • State
  • Industry
  • Department and Job Role

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