How to change the account name in the Mail application in Windows 10

In the Windows 10 Mail app, you can easily change the account name. In this article we will tell you, how to do it.

If you are actively using the Mail app in Windows 10, then you probably registered several accounts in it - starting with Windows 8, it provides such an opportunity. To get confused in accounts, it would be more practical to set up individual names for each mailbox. How to do it, we will tell you in a simple instruction:

Changing the account name in the Windows 10 mail client

Launch the Mail client in Windows 10,

  • Move the mouse pointer to the bottom of the menu, located on the left, and click on the image of the gear - ‘Parameters’. A menu bar opens on the right.
  • Click on the line ‘Account Management’ and in the list that opens, select the desired account. A window opens with the account settings.
  • Set the appropriate mailbox name for you, which will be displayed in the general list. Click ‘Save’.

When working further, you can find the names of your accounts on the left side of the Windows 10 mail client window. If it didn’t happen, restart the application.

The Council.

For the Windows 8 version, the procedure for renaming accounts in the mail client is similar to the above, except that, that the settings menu icon is located in the upper right corner of the application.

See also:
How to add a Google account to the Mail app in Windows 10
‘Mail’ Windows 8: adding accounts