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Change your name on Yahoo

Did you recently change your name? There are a few places in your Yahoo account where you'll want to update it.

Change your display name at the top of every Yahoo page

  Did you know? After signing in, the name that appears at the top of every page is your "welcome name." This is the name you provided during your initial account registration (or the name you changed to since then).

  1. Sign in to your Yahoo Account Information page.
  2. Under "Contact Information," click Update your contact information.
  3. Update your information in the "Name" fields.
  4. Click Save.

Change your sending name on Yahoo Mail

  1. Sign in to your Yahoo Mail.
  2. Mouse over the Settings menu icon Gear Icon | select Settings.
  3. Click Accounts.
  4. To the right of "Yahoo account," click Edit.
  5. Enter your new name next to the "Sending Name" field.
  6. Click Save.

Change your name on Yahoo Profile

  1. Sign in to your Yahoo Profile.
  2. Click your name.
    -It becomes an editable field.
  3. Enter your new name.
  4. Click away from the name field to save the changes.
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Last updated: July 09, 2014