Want to change the name of the sender in Outlook? This is the right page you landed to check how to change your Email Sender Name in Microsoft Outlook Online.
In some time, it may be required to change the sender name in Microsoft Outlook, like if a company name changes or is modified or if our last name changes then this is also possible to make the changes without creating a new email account.
Method -1 How to Change the Sender Email in Outlook Online
Let’s see how to change the sender Email while sending the email in the Outlook Online desktop application.
Step-1: Open the Microsoft Outlook desktop application to change the Sender Email in Outlook Online.
Step-2: Click New Email in the Microsoft Outlook online desktop application.
Step-3: Click Message where you can see the From option, Click the arrow mark and choose the email ID you want to send.
By doing this, we can change the sender’s email address in Outlook Online while sending email.
Method 2 Change the Email Sender Name in Outlook Online
Let’s look into the second option to change the sender name in the Outlook online application. However, this is not applicable to those who use Microsoft Exchange accounts.
Step-1: Open the Microsoft Outlook desktop application.
Step-2: Click the File option on the Microsoft Outlook Home page of a desktop application.
Step-3: Click the Account Settings option and click again the Account Settings from the list of options in Outlook Online.
Step-4: Click the Change option to change the sender’s email. Here I am using a Microsoft Exchange account, so I cannot change the sender name in this method.
This is how we can change the sender’s name or email in Microsoft Outlook online.
Change Reply email Address in Outlook Online
In the organization, we do not need to send to the actual recipient’s email address, but we have to send a different email address. Let’s see how to change the reply email address in Microsoft Outlook online.
Step-1: Open Microsoft Outlook in a desktop application.
Step-2: Click New Email -> Options -> Ellipses(3 dots at end) to change a reply email address in Outlook online.
Step-3: Once you click ellipses, click Direct Replies To to change the reply email address in Outlook online.
Step-4: In the Properties tab, type the name you want to add in Have replies sent to the checkbox or click Select Names to choose from the list.
Step-5: Choose the required name and click OK.
This is the method to change the reply email address in Outlook Online. This is used when people work from outside the office environment.
How to Change Initial in Outlook Online
Here is how to change the initial in Microsoft Outlook online application.
Step-1: Open the Microsoft Outlook online desktop application.
Step-2: Click File at the top of the Home page of the Outlook online desktop application.
Step-3: Click Options to change the initial in the Microsoft Outlook online applications.
Step-4: Click General then below Personalize your copy of Microsoft Office, we can change the User name and Initials in Outlook Online applications.
Give the username and initials as per your wish and click OK to save the changes.
This tutorial taught you how to change the sender’s email address in two ways. Also, this tutorial explained how to change the reply email address as well.
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