How do I change my Display Name in AOL Mail?

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How do I change my Display Name in AOL Mail?

Have a cool nickname that you usually go by? Let people easily identify your emails by changing your Display Name.

Note: When entering your Display Name, please do not use the letters "AOL, aol, A.O.L" or any variation of AOL as this will cause issues with sending mail from your account. Some third party email clients or mobile devices may add AOL to your Display Name. If you see an error message and are having trouble sending mail, please make sure your Display Name does not have AOL in the name under the email client or mobile device's mail Account Settings.

To change your Display Name:

1. In the upper right, above your mailbox, click Options and then click Mail Settings.

2. In the left panel, click Compose.

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3. In the box next to 'Display Name', enter the name that you'd like people to see when you send them mail.

4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save Settings.

All done! People will see your new display name when you send them mail, but they'll still see your email address.




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Last updated: 06-10-2014
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