How To Name My Google

Google provides a variety of options for users to tailor their online experience, and a quick method to achieve this is by assigning a personal name to your Google account. This can contribute to a feeling of distinctiveness and personalized connection with Google’s range of services. This article will walk you through the process of naming your Google account in easy-to-follow steps.

Why Name Your Google?

When we say “name your Google,” we’re referring to your Google Account’s name. This functionality isn’t just for aesthetics; it also helps in differentiating your Google products like Gmail, Google Drive, Google Photos, etc. Plus, it can be practical when dealing with multiple accounts. Now, let’s get to the steps of naming your Google.

Step 1: Open your Google Account

You can start by signing into your Google Account. Simply go to, and click on the ‘Sign in’ button at the top right corner of the page. Enter your email address and password, then click ‘Next’.

Step 2: Accessing the Personal Info

After you’ve signed in to your account, navigate to your Google Account page. Click on your profile picture at the top right corner and click on the ‘Manage your Google Account’ button. Then, click on the ‘Personal info’ tab on the left side of the page.

Step 3: Changing Your Name

On the ‘Personal info’ page, you’ll see the ‘Profile’ section at the top. Click on ‘Name’. Here, you can edit your first and last name. This is the name that will appear across Google services.

Click on the 'Edit' icon (it looks like a pencil).
Enter your new name in the 'First name' and/or 'Last name' fields.
Click the 'Save' button.


And that’s it! Your Google has a new name. Remember that Google has policies about names, so keep it appropriate and within their guidelines. Changing your Google name can help you personalize your experience, and it’s quick and easy to do. Enjoy your newly named Google!

Remember, the name you choose will be the one that appears in all Google services, including your emails sent through Gmail and files shared via Google Drive, so choose wisely.