How to Change the Name on Your NEC Phone

how to change the name on your nec phone

Maybe you’ve just started a new job (congratulations!) or you’ve switched work stations, there are plenty of reasons why you may need to learn how to change the name on your NEC phone. Taking the time to ensure your phone and its functions are up-to-date is a great way to be effective with your communication tools.

How to Change the Name on your NEC Phone

Follow these simple steps to change the display name on your NEC phone:

  • Press Speaker
  • Press 700
  • Enter the extension number you want to change
  • Use the number keys that correspond with the letters in your name

                    The # key will allow you to move over to the next letter.

                    You can change the letters to capital or lowercase depending on your preference.

  • Press the hold key
  • Press Speaker

You will now see the name you typed on the display screen of the phone.

Who Do These Instructions Apply to?

These instructions on how to change the display name will work on most NEC phones, including the models listed below:

  • DT300
  • DT400
  • DT800
  • SV 9100
  • SV8100

NEC Phone Training

At Rhode Island Telephone, we know your phone needs don’t stop once your system is installed. We provide you with our expertise and training so you can get the most out of your business phones. If you have questions or would like personalized telephone training for your NEC phone, please reach out to us for more information.

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