Question: Why Is My Apple ID A Different Name?

Can I change the name on my Apple ID?

You can change your Apple ID Name at My Apple ID.

Click on Manage your Apple ID and sign in with your Apple ID name and password.

Click Edit and enter the new information, then click Save Changes.

Why does my iPhone show the wrong name?

In iOS 8 and earlier, go to Settings -> Mail, Contacts and Calendar, to the My Info field. ​Tap this field, and choose YOUR OWN contact card. (If you don’t have a contact card with your phone number and email address, create this first in the Contacts app – then come back and adjust this setting.)

What happens if I change my Apple ID?

When you change your Apple ID, you will not lose any data. If you create a new Apple ID, that will cause you to have to start over and lose everything that you purchased with that ID. My account is associated with both my new email and an old iCloud.

Why does my iCloud Email say a different name?

You may have to change it on your iphone (if you use one) as well. Go to Settings, then Mail, contacts and Calendars, then iCloud, then Account, the Advanced (at the way bottom) – there you can change the name that goes out from the iphone.