Rename a Visual Studio Project

  1. Change the name of the project from the IDE
  2. Save the solution and close Visual Studio
  3. Rename the folder containing the project using explorer
  4. In a text editor, edit the solution file to reflect the new folder name
  5. Re-open the IDE and “save all” to update dependent projects
  6. Update the “Assembly name” and “Default namespace” to reflect the new name
  7. Modify existing namespaces to reflect the new name