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Change your sending name in Yahoo Mail

Did you recently get married, change your name, or just want to reinvent yourself? Just change the "From," or sending name, that displays to your recipients.

  1. Sign in to Yahoo Mail.
  2. Mouse over the Settings menu icon Image of the Settings icon. | select Settings.
  3. Click Accounts.
  4. Click on the Yahoo email account.
  5. Enter a new name in the "Your Name" field.
  6. Click Save.