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How to Change Display Name of IMAP/POP3 Account in Outlook 2010-2016

Generally, while you add email account to Outlook 2010-2016, no matter it is set as IMAP or POP3 account, it would show in email format by default.

IMAP/POP3 account default display format

Can I change it to show in my favorite name or format if I don’t like the default one? Surely, you can. Just need to rename IMAP/POP3 account to change its display name like the introductions below.

Steps to Change IMAP/POP3 account display name in Outlook 2010-2016

Step 1: Click File > Info > Account Settings, and choose Account Settings.

choose account settings option in outlook

Step 2: In Account Settings dialog, under E-mail tab, you could see the email account you have set as IMAP or POP3 account.

select email account in account settings

Double-click the email account (IMAP/POP3 account) you want to change display name.

Step 3: In pop-up Change Account dialog, click More Settings at the right bottom side.

choose more settings for IMAP/POP3 account

Step 4: While you see Internet E-mail Settings, under General tab, you can type a new name for the mail account. It will show in Outlook data file or mail list.

change IMAP/POP3 account display name

For example, the email I have added to Outlook is xxxx@gmail.com. It shows as xxxx@gmail.com in Outlook 2010 after I set it IMAP account. Now I can rename it to display like isunshareware.

display IMAP/POP3 account new name

Step 5: Click OK and IMAP/POP3 account would display with new name you just type.

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