Change Your Display Name

Q: Can I change my display name in Gmail?
A: Yes, you can change the name that Gmail displays in the "From:" field when you send an email to someone.

  1. Click the gear icon  in the upper right, then select Settings.
  2. Go to the tab labeled Accounts.
  3. In the section labeled Send mail as, select the email address that you would like to change the display name for and click edit info.
  4. In the Name field of the window that appears, enter the name that you would prefer to use. You should not need to adjust the "Treat as an alias" or "Specify a different 'reply-to' address.
  5. Click Save Changes.
Please note that this does not affect how your name appears in the Simmons directory or in the autocomplete field when others are composing an email to send to you.

Q: Can I change how my name appears in the Simmons Directory? Can I change how my name appears in the autocomplete "Recipient:" field?
A: If you need change how your name appears in the Simmons Directory or how it appears when someone composes a message with you as a recipient, you will need to...