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Changing your Display Name and Email Signature in the Outlook Global Address Book

Changing your Display Name in the Outlook Global Address Book

Our new Outlook accounts were created using people’s information from our HR records.This means that users who go by names other than their full name on record may wish to change how their name appears in the Outlook Global Address Book. (e.g., Richard Rogacki wants to be displayed at Rick Rogacki). Follow the instructions below to change your display name (note: this can only be done via Outlook webmail!):

  • Open your internet browser and go to webmail.rhs.msu.edu
  • Login with your netid and the password you log into your computer with
  • Click "Options" (in the upper right hand corner)
  • Click "See All Options"; it should open up to your general account information
  • Click "Edit" (near the middle of your screen)
  • Type your name as you would like it to appear in the Display Name Field (note: this is the only field you will be able to change)
  • Click "Save"; you are all set!

 

Setting up your Email Signature

In order to setup your e-mail signature within the Outlook client, please follow the steps below (note: The signature that you set up is only for messages sent from the Outlook client on your RHS computer; you will have to set up a signature separately on your webmail and mobile accounts):

  • Choose the File tab at the top left of your screen
  • Choose “Options” from the list on the left, and a window will appear
  • Choose “Mail” from the list on the left
  • The third section in the right pane will be to “create or modify signatures for messages”
  • Click the “Signatures” button, on the right side of this section
  • Set up your signature as you would like, then click “OK”