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Changing Your Name in Gmail

You can change the name that's linked to your email address. Important: The name linked to your email address is not your username. You can't change your username or email address.

How to change your name

For example, if you get married, you could change from "Lisa Brown" at to "Lisa Jones" at

Important: You can’t change your name from the Gmail app, you must do it on a computer.

1. On your computer, open Gmail.

2. In the top right, click Settings   See all settings. 

3. Click the Accounts tab.

4. Under "Send mail as," click Edit info.

5. Enter the name you want to show when you send messages.

6. At the bottom, click Save changes.

Changing your email address/username

If you want to change your physical email address to reflect your preferred name, you may use the request form at the following link: