How to change your Gmail display name on Android, iOS, and the web

Google automatically takes the name of your Google account as your Gmail display name. But if you want to change the Gmail display name to your company or brand name, this is how you do it.

Ways to change your Gmail name

There are 2 ways to change your Gmail name. You can change your Gmail display name or directly the name of your Google account.

On Android and iOS, you only have the option to change your Google account name. If you want to have a different Google account name and Gmail name, you just need to change your Gmail name through the Web. With that out of the way, let’s get started.

How to change the Gmail display name on Android

Open the Gmail app. Touch your account icon in the upper right corner. From the popup menu, tap the Manage your Google account button.

On the Google account page, tap on personal information tab. In Personal Information, touch your name.

On the name page, change your name And last name. If you wish, you can leave the surname section blank. Once done, tap on the Save to save the changes.

After you’ve changed your Google account name, it may take a few minutes for the changes to be reflected. You can verify the name within the Gmail application by tapping on your profile icon.

How to change the Gmail display name on iOS

Just like on Android, you will also have to change the Google account name on iOS. To do that, head over to the Gmail app. Tap the profile icon in the upper right corner. Then from the pop-up menu, tap on google account button.

On the Google account page, tap on personal information tab. In Personal Information, touch your name.

On the name page, change your name And last name. If you wish, you can leave the surname section blank. Once done, tap on the Save to save the changes.

After you’ve changed your Google account name, it may take a few minutes for the changes to be reflected. You can verify the name within the Gmail application by tapping on your profile icon.

How to change the Gmail display name on the web

Changing your Gmail name is pretty easy on the web. Go to your Gmail inbox, click gear icon in the upper right corner.

From the extended menu, click View all settings button.

Within the setup menu, switch to Accounts and Import tab.

On the Accounts and Import tab, in the Send Email As section, click the edit information button.

In the pop-up window, you will see your Gmail name. Click the radio button below and enter your new account name in the text box. Once done, click save changes button.

Once done, your Gmail display name will be set as expected. This will not change the name of your Gmail or Google account. It will only change the display name of your email.

Closing words: change your Gmail name

These are the only ways to change your Gmail display name on all platforms. For more issues or inquiries, let me know in the comments below.

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