How to change the email address for your Google account

Today, in this blog post we have focused on an important issue and problem that most of our viewers are facing and that is how to change the email address for your YouTube account. So a person, that owns a YouTube account, may need to change the email address with which he/she has created their YouTube account. The reason whatever be, but here we will concentrate on changing the email address of your account. It can be done less than five minutes. It is therefore that in some cases, you are able and can use a different email address (username) to identify your Google Account.

Learn about what this email address is?

  • As you signed in, this email address will shows up very next to your name and your profile photo. Now if you want to find it, you have to click or tap your profile photo and you will find it.
  • You can always sign in with this email address.
  • With the help of this email you can always get most important and valuable information about most of the services of Google that you use, unless you have added a contact email.

We have divided this process in to two different steps. In the below step you will be able to know either you are able to change your account or not. So let’s inspect/check if you can change it. These steps are further divided into sub-steps that are provided below.

First of all check if you can change your email address

  1. First of all go to your Google Account using your computer.
  2. Now look at the left navigation panel, and then click on Personal info.
  3. Now you have to click on Email, in the Contact info panel.
  4. In the next step, you have to Select Google Account email. Please note that if you are unable and can’t open this setting panel, it might not be possible for you to change your email/username.

Note:

  • Please note that if you are using Gmail with your Google account, in simple words if your account’s email address ends in @gmail.com, then usually it is impossible and you can’t change it.
  • However you can delete, your Gmail email address from your account, and use a different one for your Google account, that may be other server email provider. If you are not using Gmail with your Google Account, then you can change your account username to another different email address, at any time.
  • You can also ask your administrator for help, if you are using a Google Account through your work, school, college, university or other group.

Note: Also read about How to verify your YouTube Account

Now change your email address

change the email address for your Google account

  1. In the next step, in front of your email address, select Edit  .
  2. Now you have to enter the new email address for your account. Be noted that you have to choose that one email address that is not already used by another Google Account.
  3. Simply follow the instructions and steps given on the screen.

It will give you a message that “we’ll send an email with a verification link to your new email address”. Now you have to open the email and then click on the link.

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