Change Partition Label

March 21, 2019

Partition label is an optional name assigned to a partition to easily recognize your partitions. For example, one can be called WinXP which represent your system partition, Games which represent a partition with games stored.

Change Partition Label

In order to better recognize your partitions, adding or changing a partition label is the most effective way. For instance, you can label a partition as “Entertainment” if it is mainly stored with games and films or you can also label a partition which is full of business information and application software as “Work”, say, D: Entertainment or E: Work. For this purpose AOMEI Partition Assistant provides a powerful feature – Change Partition Label. 

Before You Do

The user can download AOMEI Partition Assistant at AOMEI Partition Assistant Download Center.

To change partition label

After installing Aomei Partition Assistant on your pc, run it, you will find there are 2 solutions to change partition label.

Solution 1: Right click one partition which you want to change its label and you will see "Change Label" feature.

Change Label

Solution 2: Highlight one partition which you want to change its label, on the left side of Aomei Partition Assistant's interface, you will see "Change Label" under Partition Operations.

Change Label Option

No matter which solution you use, click "Change Label" and you can change its label. Let's take C: partition as an example.

Step 1:  Click "Change Label" and then name it in the text box.

Edit Partition Label

Step 2: Click "Ok" and you will see new partition label has been added to C partition.


Step 3: Click "Apply" in the upper left corner of the interface and wait for the process to complete.


  • The partition label can be at most 11 characters long for FAT/FAT32/exFAT file system. But for NTFS, it enjoys a maximum length of 32 characters.

  • When you change the label for system partition(Usually it is C: drive), operations need to enter in reboot mode to complete.