How to Change Your Sending Name in Yahoo Mail

Your name (you would have added to your Yahoo Mail account) is displayed on the mailbox of the recipients when you send an email to an individual or organization. If you do not want to send your current name to the recipient through your Yahoo Mail account, an option to change your name is given to the. With this feature, you can change your name in Yahoo Mail to anything from your nickname, your organization’s name to anything that you want to make appear in the mailbox’s recipients. The process to change the sending name in Yahoo Mail is very simple. You can easily change your sending name anytime and multiple times in your Yahoo Mail account. To know how to change your sending name in your Yahoo Mail account, go through the information provided below.

Steps to Change Sending Name in Yahoo Mail

NOTE: It is to be noted that when you change your sending name in Yahoo Mail, you have to ensure that you access your Yahoo Mail account on a supported web browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Apple Safari.

1.) Log into your Yahoo Mail account.

2.) Move your mouse cursor to the Gear icon and select Settings.


3.) Click Accounts option in the window and select Yahoo email account.


4.) Click on your Yahoo Account


5.) Simply enter the New Name which you want to keep in the Your Name field and click save when you are done.


To Add a Signature in your Yahoo Mail Account

  1. Sign in to your Yahoo Mail account on a supported web browser.
  2. Once you are logged in to your account, click on the Settings option (Gear icon) located on the top-right corner of the window. This will expand the menu below the Settings
  3. In the expanded menu, you will need to click on the More Settings… option located in the lower section. You will be directed to the complete settings section.
  4. On the next screen, you will need to click on the Mailbox option located on the left-hand side panel. On the right-hand side, you will see the Mailbox Management
  5. In the Mailbox Management section, you will need to select the email address for which you wish to add a signature.
  6. As you will select the email address, on the further-right hand side, you will see the Signature section.
  7. Click on the slider button next to the Signature This will activate the signature creation field.
  8. Create your desired signature using the different text and font options provided below the signature box.
  9. Once you are done creating your signature, click on the Save
  10. After that, send a test email to see if the signature is appearing as expected or not.
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And, this is how you can create and add a signature in your Yahoo Mail account.

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