How Do I Change My Primary Email on Linkedin?

If you need to change your primary email on LinkedIn, follow this step-by-step guide that tells you how to change your email address on desktop or on mobile and how to make it your primary email. You can do this using your desktop or mobile, from your browser or the LinkedIn app.

If you need to, you can add multiple emails to your LinkedIn account. It's recommended that you add two: one for work and one for personal use. You can log into your account with any email that's associated with your LinkedIn account.

*To add a new primary email address to your LinkedIn account, it needs to be verified.

How To Add a New Primary Email on LinkedIn

You can add a new primary email from a desktop or from mobile. To add or change your primary email on LinkedIn, these are the steps you need to take.

Add a New Primary Email From a Desktop

Step 1: Click on the Me icon at the top-right of your homepage, then Settings & Privacy.

Step 2: Click on Sign in & Security on the left-hand side of the screen.

Step 3: Under Account Access, click Change to the right of Email Addresses.

Step 4: Click Add Email Address and type in the email you want to add. Click Send Verification.

Step 5: Type in your LinkedIn password to continue.

Step 6: Log in to your account and follow the instructions for validating your new email address.

*After adding your new email address, click Make Primary to make it your primary email.

Add a New Primary Email From Your Mobile Browser or the LinkedIn App

Step 1: Tap your profile picture, then tap Settings.

Step 2: Tap on Sign in & Security. Then tap Email Addresses.

Step 3: Tap on Add Email Address. Enter the email address you want to add.

Step 4: Enter your password to confirm.

Step 5: Tap on Submit.

Step 6: Log in and follow the instructions for validating your new email address.

* After adding your new email address, click Make Primary to make it your primary email.

If you have any questions about changing your primary LinkedIn email, don't hesitate to ask. You can start a live chat with LinkedIn customer service through LinkedIn.

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