How to Change Gmail Name?

by Khadija Anwar
2 minutes
How to Change Gmail Name

Are you looking to switch up your Gmail name and give it a fresh vibe? Well, you’re in the right place! Changing your Gmail name is easy and can help you reflect your personality or professional identity.

Let’s walk with us through the simple steps to change your Gmail name without hassle.

Related Read: How to Change Your Email Address on Gmail?

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Steps to Change Gmail Name

Remember, you can’t change your Gmail name directly from the app. Follow these steps using your computer:

Step 1:

Start by opening up Gmail on your computer. Look up in the top right corner and click the “Settings” icon.

tap on gear icon


Step 2:

A side tab will open up, and click on “See All Settings.”

click on see all settings

Step 3:

Now, you’ll see a few tabs. Look for and click the “Accounts and Import” option on the main settings page.

tap on account and imports

Step 4:

Under the “Send mail as” section, you’ll find an option called “Edit info.” Click on it.

tap edit info

Step 5:

Enter the name you want to display when you send emails. Once satisfied with your choice, click the “Save changes” button.

change your name

That’s it! Your Gmail name has been transformed; Now embrace your new identity.


Can I have 2 Gmail accounts with the same name?

No, you can’t have two Gmails accounts with the same name.

Can you reuse the Gmail username?

You can’t reuse your Gmail username even if you deleted your account.

Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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