How do I Change the Display Name on a Server Outlook?

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How do I Change the Display Name on a Server Outlook?
Change your display name, so users see a new name on sent messages. (e-mail simbol image by vladislav susoy from Fotolia.com)

The Outlook software allows you to store incoming e-mail and send messages to other users on your network or on the Internet. When you set up Outlook, you input a display name that is shown to the recipient when he receives your message. You can change this display name to another value. This is beneficial if you change your name, such as when a woman marries and changes her last name.

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Log in to your computer using the network administrator user name and password. Open your Microsoft Outlook software. Click the "Tools" menu item and choose "e-mail Accounts" from the list of options.

  2. 2

    Click the button labelled "View or change existing e-mail accounts" and click "Next." This opens your "Properties" window.

  3. 3

    Click your account in the list of configured e-mail profiles and click "Change." This opens a new configuration window.

  4. 4

    Enter a new display name in the "Your Name" text box. Click the "Next" button. View the final summary of changes and click "Finish." This saves your new display name changes and closes the configuration window.

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