How to change the name of your Gmail mailbox

  1. Push the gear icon on the top right.
  2. Choose the Settings option.
    Gmail - 'Settings' button
  3. On the settings page, open the Accounts and Imports tab.
  4. In the Send mail as: field to the right of your email, there will be an edit info button. Click this button.
  5. In Name: the field, write the desired name.
    Gmail - Edit email address menu
  6. Press the Save Changes button.
Option 2: changing the name in Google Account settings.

If you want to change the name in all Google services at once (including Gmail), the instructions below are for you:

  1. Click on the circle with the icon (or picture) in the upper right corner.
  2. Then click the Manage your Google Account button.
    Gmail - 'Manage your Google Account' button
  3. On the new page, click Personal Info the button.
  4. Click the NAME field in the profile settings.
    Google - Personal info
  5. Click the name editing icon.
    Google - Edit name button
  6. In the new menu, change the First name and Last name at your discretion.
    Google - Edit name menu
  7. Click the DONE button.

Here we go! Now the new name will be used by default in all services of this Google Account (Gmail, Google Play, Youtube, etc.).

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