How Do I Change My Name on My Yahoo Email?

To change your name on Yahoo Mail, click the Settings button in the upper-right corner of your screen. Select Account Info from the drop-down menu that appears, then click Continue on the next page. You'll get a prompt to enter your password and other security information. In this section of your account info page, select Change Name. Enter your new name. Ensure that you save the changes.

Dec 9, 2022

Your name is one of the most important parts of your email account. You can update your display name in your Yahoo Mail settings. This article will tell you how to change your name on Yahoo email.

1. Login to the Yahoo Account

You can change the name on your Yahoo account by logging in to your Yahoo account.

To log in:

  • Enter your username and password (if you've set one up) at the top of the page.
  • Click on Sign In.

2. Select the Settings Button

You can start by selecting the settings option on your Yahoo email. Follow the steps below:

  • Click on the "Settings" button in the upper right corner of your screen.
  • It is a gear icon that you will see under the Settings menu.
  • Click Account Info. This will take you to another page called Account Settings, where you can manage various features related to your account.

3. Select Account Info

On a desktop computer, you'll see a drop-down menu in the upper right corner of your browser. Click Account Info.

4. Go to the Account Security Section

If you did not log into your Yahoo account, enter your password and click the Account Security button. You'll see a page where you can choose from several options to change your name on your Yahoo email. To proceed, select Change Name.

5. Enter Your New Name

You can now update your name. Here's what to do:

  • Enter your new name in the first, middle, and last name fields.
  • Ensure you enter the correct spelling of your name.

6. Click Save Changes

On the right side of your screen, you'll see a button labeled Save Changes. Click this button to update your Yahoo email name. Your new name will display at the top of your screen when you log in to your Yahoo account, and it should also appear in all emails you send from that account after the change occurs.

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