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Gmail and Vz cell phone

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I've been using Gmail to access my Verizon.net email on my Vz cell phones for years and have been pretty happy with the pairing.

 

For some reason when I send a message the receiving person now sees my email address  (xxxxxx@verizon.net) instead of my first name / last name as it used to appear.

 

Seems like this may have started when I switched from my original Pixel cell phone to a Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus. When I discovered this issue I initially thought I messed something up when set up Gmail on the S10. Since I still had the Pixel I went back to check the settings and see everything appears to be the same.

 

I've traded emails with my wife using her Note 9 and see that her email address is displaying now instead of her first name / last name.

 

Anyone else seeing this? Any idea on how to get my first name / last name to display when I send an email?

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I think you probably want the Verizon Wireless Community. These boards are for Verizon's landline services.

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