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How can I change my email display name in Gmail?


To change the way your name appears when you send email from Gmail follow the instructions below.

  1. Log on to your account at http://gmail.wharton.upenn.edu (use full Wharton email address in the username field)
  2. Click the Gear icon and select Settings from the menu list
  3. Click the Accounts link.
  4. In the Send mail as section click the Edit Info link located on the right
  5. In the Name section, click the radio button with blank text box next to it
  6. Type your new display name in the text box and then click Save Changes



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