How to Change the Email Sender Name on the iPhone 5

Most email applications will display the name of the person that has sent you a message. It reduces confusion, and looks better than an email address. This information is defined in the application in which you created your mail, and is something that can typically be edited.

If you find that an incorrect name is displayed on emails that you send from your iPhone, then you can follow the steps in our guide below to fix the problem.


Change How Your Name Displays When You Send Email from the iPhone 5

The steps below are going to change the sender name on emails that you send from your iPhone. It will not update the name that is displayed when you send from other devices, such as your iPad or computer. You will need to change the settings there as well. For example, you can change your name in Outlook 2013 if you use that program for your email as well.


Step 1: Touch the Settings icon on your Home screen.

open the settings menu



Step 2: Scroll down and touch the Mail, Contacts, Calendars option.

select mail, contacts, calendars



Step 3: Touch the name of the account that you want to edit.

touch the account to edit



Step 4: Touch the Account button at the top of the screen.

tap the account button



Step 5: Tap inside of the Name field, delete the existing name, then replace it with the name that you wish to use instead. Touch the Done button at the top-right corner of the screen when you are done.

enter the new name, then touch the done button



As mentioned previously, this will only change the name on your iPhone. You will need to edit the name in other email applications where you use this account as well.

Do you have an email account on your iPhone that you aren’t using anymore? This article will show you how to delete it so that you stop receiving messages from that account on your device. newsletter

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