iPad Tip: How to Change the Name on Your Email Account in Sent Mail

Written by Andy Brovey

Topics: iPad Tips & Tutorials

Want to change the name others see in the From: field of mail you send?

Go to:
Settings > Mail, Contact, Calendars  
Tap the mail account you need to edit
Tap Account
Change your Name

If an iCloud Account:
Settings > Mail, Contact, Calendars  
Tap the Mail Account you need to edit
Tap Account
Tap Advanced item at the bottom of the account window
Change your Name

If instead you want to change your email signature:
Settings > Mail, Contact, Calendars
Scroll down and tap the Signature item in the column on the right

4 Comments For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. Sheena says:

    Very helpful

  2. Ran Marshall says:

    After I changed my name from Ran Marshall to Ran every app I have downloaded quit working. I click the app, it fades and then returns, won’t run. When i go to the App store it shows the app installed..but it won’t work. Can you help repair this mess?

    • Andy Brovey says:

      Turns out Ran’s update to his email settings and the crashing apps on his iPad were simply an unfortunate coincidence. Explanation is here.