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How to change the display sender name for your emails in Outlook?

If you notice that the display name for your sent emails is informal or incorrect, you may need to change it to the correct normal one. But change the display sender name is a problem for many Outlook users. With the following tutorial, changing the display sender name for your sent emails won’t be a problem anymore.

Change the display sender name for your emails in Outlook

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arrow blue right bubbleChange the display sender name for your emails in Outlook

1. Open the Account Settings dialog box.

1). In Outlook 2010 and 2013, please click File > Info > Account Settings > Account Settings. See screenshot:

2). In Outlook 2007, Please click Tools > Account Settings.

2. In the Account Settings dialog box, please select an email account that you want to change the display name, and then click Change button. See screenshot:

3. Then when the Change Account dialog box popping up, go to the User Information section, and change the display name in the Your Name filed. Finally click Next button.

4. After clicking Next button, a Test Account Settings dialog will display, wait until the progresses are all completed and then click Close button.

5. Click Finish button in the Change Account dialog box.

6. When it returns to the Account Settings dialog box, please click Close button to close it.

7. From now on, when someone received your email, they will see the display name is changed as below screenshots shown:

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    RUBEL (RQS) · 7 days ago
    In my outlook 2013,i have try same as above procedure. But still, Name is not display in receiver inbox.Please help.
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    Valerie Hill · 9 months ago
    The internet email settings does not pop up and the woman I replaced, her name shows in the "from" field.
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    camilla · 2 years ago
    Please can you explain how to change the display name that e-mail recipients see? At the moment my email arrive with my full name displayed, but i would like my recipients to see Il Folpetto Ltd instead. I have an EXCHANGE account!
    Thanks!!!
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    Smithc806 · 2 years ago
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    Jainy · 3 years ago
    Thank you... it was really helpful