Google: How do I change my name in Gmail?

A simple 6 step guide for solving this common Google problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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There is, just follow these steps: 1. In Gmail, click the little gear in the upper right, then click "Settings"
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2. Click "Accounts"
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3. A box will show "Send mail as" in there you can choose the email you would like to edit
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4. Click "Edit info" next to the email address.
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5. Here you can change the name to whatever you would like In the "Name:" section.
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6. Click "Save changes"
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About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of Google customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: Google: How do I change my name in Gmail?; Keeps telling me that my email already exists but when I try to reset my password it tell me to change my email; How can i removed a previously synced account from samsung e*; How do I get my email back I have a new phone number; I want my gmail address eliminated from the office computer; Mu military picture is available to everyone who's google my name.please hide this picture.... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 6 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 105 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Google. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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