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Changing Your Google Display Name

How to Change Your Google Display Name

This article will outline the steps needed to change your display name across all Google Services

WHERE TO START:

  1. Login to your district Gmail account
  2. Click on the Settings icon in the upper right corner
    Email_Settings_Icon.png

  3. Select "Settings" from the menu
    Settings_Dropdown.png

  4. Click on the blue "Accounts" tab
    Accounts_Tab.png

  5. Click on "Google Account Settings"
    Google_Account_Settings.png

  6. Click on "Personal info & privacy"
    Personal_info___privacy.png

  7. Scroll down to the "Your personal info" section
    Your_personal_info.png

  8. Click on the "Name" section where your name is displayed
    Name_Section.png

  9. Click on the edit icon to the right of your name
    Edit_Icon.png

  10. Change your name to how you would like it displayed
    Change_Name_Screen.png

  11. Click "Done"

  12. Click "Confirm"
    • You can only change your name 3 times within a 90-day period.
      Confirm_name_change.png

  13. It will take approximately 2 hours for the change to take effect
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