Mail for Windows 8.1 - How to Change the Name of an Account


Here's how to rename your rename accounts in the Mail app. This trick can be useful when managing multiple email accounts, as the Mail app rename the mailboxes according to the email service being used. Example with two Gmail accounts:

To rename an account:
  • Open the Mail app.
  • Press CTRL + C to open the Charm bar
  • Click on Settings > Accounts
  • Select an email account.
  • Edit the Account name field!
Published by jak58. Latest update on May 8, 2015 at 03:26 AM by jak58.
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