How to change the email address for your account

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How to change the email address for your account

 

In some cases, you can use a different email address (username) to identify your Google Account.

What this email address is

  • When you’re signed in, your email address shows next to your name and profile photo. To find your email address, select your Profile picture or initial.
  • You can sign in with it.
  • It’s where you get important information about most Google services you use, unless you’ve added a contact email.

Learn how to use different email addresses on your account.

Via computer, android, iPhone, and iPad
Step 1: Check if you can change it
  1. On your computer, go to your Google Account.
  2. On the left navigation panel, click Personal info.
  3. Under “Contact info,” click Email.
  4. Select Google Account email. If you can’t open this setting, it might not be possible to change your email or username.
    • If your account’s email address ends in @gmail.com, you usually can’t change it.
    • If you’re using a Google Account through your work, school, or other groups, ask your administrator for help.

Important: If you use Sign in with Google for non-Google sites or Chrome Remote Desktop to connect remotely, view this info before you change your email address.

Step 2: Change it

  1. Next to your email address, select Edit EditEnter the new email address for your account. Choose one that isn’t already used by another Google Account.
    • If you have trouble, learn more ways to change your email address.
  2. Follow the steps on the screen.

We’ll send an email with a verification link to your new email address. You’ll need to open the email and click the link. If you don’t get the email, try fixing the problem.

Get help changing your email address
Options if you can’t change it
Sign in with Google & Chrome Remote Desktop users
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