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Change Exchange/Email Display Name

The following instructions help update the display name for a personal or shared UWNetID. Display names are visible, for instance, when someone receives an email from you or looks you up in the address book. Changes to UWNetID may take an overnight update to take effect.

Individual NetID

  1. Go to Identity.UW services website.
  2. In the Profile Information tab, click the Edit button next to the listing for your Preferred Name
  3. Update your name as desired
  4. Click Agree & Save Name

Shared NetID

  1. Go to Manage UW NetID Resources services website
  2. Log in with the Shared UW NetID and password
  3. In the Basic Settings section, the Name: field can be updated by clicking the edit link
  4. Update the Display Name field
  5. Click Save