You might"ve had your e-mail address for years, so everyone knows it. But let"s say you want khổng lồ change the name associated with that address. Perhaps you"re getting married. Or want khổng lồ create a fabulous stage name for your Hollywood debut.

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Whatever the reason, don"t worry - you can vì chưng it in a few simple steps. Just remember:

You can"t change your username or the actual thư điện tử address. You can only change the name associated with the account.If people have you saved as something else in their contacts, that"s the name they"ll see. Your "new name" will only show up in emails you send to them.

Step 1: xuất hiện Gmail and go lớn settings

Open Gmail, và click the gear in the upper right corner:


Select "settings" from the dropdown menu.

Step 2: Go khổng lồ the Accounts tab

Then, in settings, select the "Account Info" tab from the thực đơn along the top:


Look for the option to "Send mail as:" and select the "edit info" option.

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Step 3: Edit your info

When you click that "edit info" button a yellow box will pop up. You"ll see your name as it"s currently displayed, và below it a blank space where you can type in your preferred name.

Type in your new name và select that option. Then save the changes.


Ta-da! Your new name will display when you send emails.

Things to lớn note

If you can"t change your name in Gmail, it could be because

Your company has disabled that functionality (they probably don"t want you changing your name to, for example, Your Royal Highness), orYou"ve changed your name too many times recently. Easy there.
Abbey Rennemeyer

Former archaeologist, current editor & podcaster, life-long world traveler & learner.

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