Change your account name and nickname in Yahoo

Update your name to change your identity throughout Yahoo. Depending on the product, your name or nickname is at the top of the page. It may be visible to other Yahoo users. For example, your nickname appears next to comments you make on Yahoo News.

  1. Go to the Yahoo Personal info page.
  2. In the top right, click Edit.
  3. Click and edit your name or nickname.
  4. In the top right, click Done.

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