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How to Change Email Display Name on iPhone, iPad and icloud

Sometimes mistakes are made when in the process of configuring your email address on your iPhone, or maybe you are just trying to have fun with someone else like trying to pull a prank on them.
Whatever reason one may have, you might want to change the name which is displayed as a sender when you are sending emails. This post will tell you how to change email display name on your iPhone, Mac, and iCloud.

How to Change email Display name on your iPhone or iPad:

Following are the settings to change email display name on iPhone or iPad:

  1. Go to settings, open mail, than contact and calendars.
  2. Then click on the email account you wish to edit.
  3. Click on the email listed under the account tab.
  4. Erase the already typed in name and enter any name you like.
  5. When done, click done to apply the setting.

Change email display name

How to change email name on your Mac Mail application:

Following are the settings to change email display name on Mac:

  1. Turn you Mac on; open the app “mail” click on preferences option available under the menu bar.
  2. Look for the accounts tab and click on the email account you to wish to change
  3. If one wishes to change the display name on the iCloud account then select custom under the alias menu, (dropdown). This will let you change the name.
  4. If you wish to change the name for any other channels such Gmail or hotmail, then under the full name section, write down the new name you wish to use with that account.

How to change email name for the emails sent from iCloud:

Following are the settings to change email display name on Mac:

  1. Open iCloud.com and log in with the apple username and password.
  2. Open the mail application afterwards
  3. You will see a small gear type icon at the left bottom corner of your screen, from there choose preferences
  4. Click accounts tab
  5. Erase the name over there and type in the new name you wish for. Click done when you are finished.

Using the above methods you can change email display name on your iPhone, iPad, Mac and iCloud.

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