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Changing the TO line

I have tried several times to find the solution in the HELP sections, and it really should be a no brainer how to do it.  In other e-mail applications, you can do without much effort at all.  I have contacted Customer Support and they seem to know nothing.

 

Anyway, all I want to do is change the default setting for outgoing e-mail.  Currently it is putting my first and last name in the TO line.  I only want my first name to go out with my outgoing e-mail.  Any insight?

 

Like I say it should be a no-brainer and easily done, but I can't seem to get any answers anywhere, and I am somewhat of a computer geek.  But I am baffled now.

 

Thanks for any insight.

I have tried several times to find the solution in the HELP sections, and it really should be a no brainer how to do it.  In other e-mail applications, you can do without much effort at all.  I have contacted Customer Support and they seem to know nothing.

 

Anyway, all I want to do is change the default setting for outgoing e-mail.  Currently it is putting my first and last name in the TO line.  I only want my first name to go out with my outgoing e-mail.  Any insight?

 

Like I say it should be a no-brainer and easily done, but I can't seem to get any answers anywhere, and I am somewhat of a computer geek.  But I am baffled now.

 

Thanks for any insight.

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crawfordsf wrote:

I have tried several times to find the solution in the HELP sections, and it really should be a no brainer how to do it.  In other e-mail applications, you can do without much effort at all.  I have contacted Customer Support and they seem to know nothing.

 

Anyway, all I want to do is change the default setting for outgoing e-mail.  Currently it is putting my first and last name in the TO line.  I only want my first name to go out with my outgoing e-mail.  Any insight?

 

Like I say it should be a no-brainer and easily done, but I can't seem to get any answers anywhere, and I am somewhat of a computer geek.  But I am baffled now.

 

Thanks for any insight.



Are you using the website for your email or a third party email client like Outlook?

 

 




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crawfordsf wrote:

I have tried several times to find the solution in the HELP sections, and it really should be a no brainer how to do it.  In other e-mail applications, you can do without much effort at all.  I have contacted Customer Support and they seem to know nothing.

 

Anyway, all I want to do is change the default setting for outgoing e-mail.  Currently it is putting my first and last name in the TO line.  I only want my first name to go out with my outgoing e-mail.  Any insight?

 

Like I say it should be a no-brainer and easily done, but I can't seem to get any answers anywhere, and I am somewhat of a computer geek.  But I am baffled now.

 

Thanks for any insight.



Are you using the website for your email or a third party email client like Outlook?

 

 




__________________________________________________________
How can you be in two places at once, when your not anywhere at all?
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I really want to become a procrastinator, but I keep putting it off.
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There are three kinds of people, those that can count, and those that can't.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature has made them." :Bertrand Russell

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Edited by Computer-Joe on Aug 26, 2012 at 1:15:22 PM

crawfordsf wrote:

I have tried several times to find the solution in the HELP sections, and it really should be a no brainer how to do it.  In other e-mail applications, you can do without much effort at all.  I have contacted Customer Support and they seem to know nothing.

 

Anyway, all I want to do is change the default setting for outgoing e-mail.  Currently it is putting my first and last name in the TO line.  I only want my first name to go out with my outgoing e-mail.  Any insight?

 

Like I say it should be a no-brainer and easily done, but I can't seem to get any answers anywhere, and I am somewhat of a computer geek.  But I am baffled now.

 

Thanks for any insight.



OK, I think you were talking about the From: line.

 

Go to your yahoo mail page and click on "options" when the mail options comes up, click on "Accounts" in the far left column, then under the "Accounts" list click on "att.net email" then you can modify the From: default name.

 

Don't forget to click the "Save Changes" button above the "Accounts" list.

 

 




__________________________________________________________
How can you be in two places at once, when your not anywhere at all?
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
I really want to become a procrastinator, but I keep putting it off.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
There are three kinds of people, those that can count, and those that can't.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature has made them." :Bertrand Russell

                              


crawfordsf wrote:

I have tried several times to find the solution in the HELP sections, and it really should be a no brainer how to do it.  In other e-mail applications, you can do without much effort at all.  I have contacted Customer Support and they seem to know nothing.

 

Anyway, all I want to do is change the default setting for outgoing e-mail.  Currently it is putting my first and last name in the TO line.  I only want my first name to go out with my outgoing e-mail.  Any insight?

 

Like I say it should be a no-brainer and easily done, but I can't seem to get any answers anywhere, and I am somewhat of a computer geek.  But I am baffled now.

 

Thanks for any insight.



OK, I think you were talking about the From: line.

 

Go to your yahoo mail page and click on "options" when the mail options comes up, click on "Accounts" in the far left column, then under the "Accounts" list click on "att.net email" then you can modify the From: default name.

 

Don't forget to click the "Save Changes" button above the "Accounts" list.

 

 




__________________________________________________________
How can you be in two places at once, when your not anywhere at all?
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
I really want to become a procrastinator, but I keep putting it off.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
There are three kinds of people, those that can count, and those that can't.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature has made them." :Bertrand Russell

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