How to Change Your Google Account Name on Windows 11 Systems

Zarmeen Shahzad
Google Account Name

If you are a millennial, you probably remember how we all used different names in our email ids and even set up different account names based on our favorite show, favorite cartoon character, and even a crush. The good thing is that you can change your account name if you did something like this or even if you changed your legal name. This tutorial will show you how to change your Google account name on Windows 11 systems.

Change Google Account Name Windows 11

The google account name is not the same as your Gmail display name. You can change the name as many times as you want for a Google account. The account name is what appears in your various apps like Maps, YouTube, etc. If you want to keep a different online name than what you previously set it, follow the steps below:

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Step-1: Open your preferred browser. (It doesn’t matter what browser you choose, you can use it to modify the name.)

Step-2: Use this link or open the Google Account site manually.

Step-3: Log in to your Google Account.

Step-4: On the left pane, select Personal info.

Change Google Account Name

Step-5: In the Basic info section, click on your current name.

Change Google Account Name

Step-6: Modify the First name and Last Name.

Step-7: Click Save.

Save Changes

It may take a while for the modified name to appear everywhere, so just be patient. I hope this helps. Let us know if you have any more questions about the process.

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