To know how to change your email name in Gmail, proceed with the steps below

  • Step 1:Log into your Gmail account by providing the necessary credentials. Click the gear or cogwheel icon and then choose Settings.
  • Step 2:Click the Accounts and Import option, or the Accounts tab, whichever is available.
  • Step 3:Now, go to the Send mail as option and then select the Edit Info option. Type the name that you want to be visible on the recipient’s inbox when you send an email.
  • Step 4:Make sure to click the Save Changes option in order to apply the changes made.
  • Step 5:In case you receive an error stating that the name cannot be changed, follow the steps below.
  • Step 6:You need to create a new email address with the name you prefer. Move the contacts and emails from the old address to the new address.