Changing first name in LDS account?

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Changing first name in LDS account?

Postby Preston » Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:00 am

Is there anyway to update my first name in lds access and ward directory?

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Re: Changing first name in LDS account?

Postby russellhltn » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:36 am

For LDS Tools and the Directory, talk to your ward membership clerk. They can make the change. I've yet to see what changes the name shown when you log into ldsaccount.lds.org.
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Re: Changing first name in LDS account?

Postby Preston » Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:26 pm

The reason why I want to change it is I'm transgender and I prefer to be addressed by my name preference instead of my legal name. I've come back to church after 15 years after my family disowned me, I really missed it.

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Re: Changing first name in LDS account?

Postby russellhltn » Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:53 pm

The clerk can update the "preferred" name. By policy, the "full" name needs to remain your legal name.

There's no place (that I know of) where you can update your name on your own.
Have you searched the Wiki?

Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.

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Re: Changing first name in LDS account?

Postby sbradshaw » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:41 am

You can also update your LDS Account username at LDSAccount.LDS.org.
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