Change Your Room Name

Customize your room name to something unique or easy to remember

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Written by Kenny Dickie
Updated over a week ago

The room name is how students connect to your room to take a quiz. Room names are unique across all of Socrative to ensure that students are connected to the room name. 

Changing your Room Name

To change your room name, click on the Rooms header. This is where all your rooms will be listed. Next, click on the pencil icon next to the room name you'd like to change.


A new menu will show to allow you to change your room name. Enter the new name you'd like to use and click Rename. Please keep in mind, spaces and special characters are not supported; only letters and numbers are permitted.

If the room name is already in use, a message will show that the room name is not available. You can further customize your room name by prefacing it with initials such as the school/organization or subject initials to make it more unique and secure. 

Activity Running Message

If you have an activity running, you won't be able to change the room name until it's been FInished. You'll see the message below:

To finish an activity, go to the Results tab in your account and click the Finish button. Check out this guide to help you on how to end an activity

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