Change your name on Yahoo

Have you recently changed your legal name? Here's how you can update your Yahoo account to reflect the change.

Change your display name at the top of every Yahoo page

  1. Sign in to your Yahoo Account Information page.
  2. Under "Personal Information," click your name.
    - "Your Contact Information" page opens.
  3. Update your details in the correct 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.


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