How can I change my username on my email to a preferred name instead of email address

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by nofear, Apr 29, 2010.

  1. nofear

    nofear Well-Known Member
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    Each time I send an email from my handset, using 'mail' not googlemail app. My email address comes up as my username.

    Does anyone know how to change this to a preferred username instead of a mail address?

    Thanks in advance
     

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  2. nofear

    nofear Well-Known Member
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  3. DaWeav

    DaWeav Well-Known Member
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    This is what worked for me.

    On my computer, I opened my browser and logged into my Gmail account. In Gmail, I selected 'Settings', then selected the tab for 'Accounts and Import'. I then changed my default 'Send Mail As' setting and Gmail on my phone seems to use this setting somehow.
     
  4. nofear

    nofear Well-Known Member
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    Thanks mate

    I managed to sort it on the handset about 2 mins ago. I went through the whole process again and noticed that I had not changed my username at the end.

    Thanks for the info though
     
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