There are many reasons why you may want to modify your data in your different email accounts or social networks. Some people created their first account in high school and no longer want to be identified by the embarrassing username they signed up with, or maybe you want to update your middle or last name. Whatever the reason, here we will explain how to change my name in gmail
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Step 1: Sign in to your Gmail
The first step is to open Gmail in your web browser, enter your credentials, and sign in to your account.
Step 2 – Go to View all settings
Then click on the gear icon Setting at the top right of your screen. In the dropdown menu that appears, click See all configurations.
Step 3 – Click Accounts and Import
Of the multiple tabs that you will see on the screen, click on the one that says Accounts and Import. It is the fourth tab in the row.
Step 4: Go to Edit Information
The fourth option on the list will say send mail as. Below that option, click Edit information.
Step 5 – Enter your new username
The last step will take you to a field where you can type your new username. Enter the name of your choice.
Step 6: Save your changes
Click on the option that says Save Changes.
You can’t change your name in the Gmail app on your phone. Instead, you must log in to your Gmail account from your computer or through your mobile’s web browser to complete the steps above.
It’s also worth noting that in some cases, you’ll run into trouble trying to change your Gmail name. You may get an error that says “These settings cannot be changed for your account.”
This could happen mainly due to two reasons. Either you’ve changed your name too many times in a short period of time, or you’re using a Google Workspace account and your administrator won’t let you change your username. In this situation, you should contact your administrator to help you change it.
You can’t change your Gmail email address and keep everything else associated with your Google account the same. If you wish to continue with this, you must create a new account. However, it is possible for you to change your Gmail username while keeping the same account.