How do you change your primary username on gmail

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Cliông chồng the gear icon in the top-right. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

3. Toggle over lớn the "Accounts" or "Accounts & Import" tab.

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"Accounts & Import" may also be titled just "Accounts." Devon Delfino/Business Insider

4. Within the "Sover Mail As" section, click "edit info" (located on the right) — This will prompt a new window khổng lồ pop up.

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Cliông xã "edit info" on the side lớn open this window. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

5. Enter the name you want lớn appear as your username in the blank text box (this will automatically shift the selection dot to your new name).

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You can also set up a reply-to lớn address in this window. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

6. Clichồng "Save Changes."

From that new popup window, you can also select a different "reply-to" address. That would mean any responses you get would automatically filter to that specified reply-lớn address, rather than the one you"re using to sover gmail.

And while you"re at it, you can go bachồng into your settings to change your signature lớn reflect your new chosen name, if it isn"t already a match. That"s located in the general settings tab, close khổng lồ the bottom of the screen.

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