Changing the Admin Email Address in Drupal 7

The administration email address in Drupal 7 is the address that Drupal uses to notify you of certain things, including required updates and is used as the “from” email address for things like user registrations and password reset links.  You may want to change this admin email address at some point and can do so by completed the following steps. To complete the steps below you need to be logged into your Drupal website as an administrator.

Step by step instructions

  • Step 1. Using the top menu bar, find the Configuration menu item and click on it.
  • Step 2. Find the System category over to the right side of the Configuration page and click on Site Information.
  • Step 3. You are now on the Site Info page. From here, find the E-mail Address field. It should be the third field on the page. Change the admin email address to your desired email. Click Save Changes to complete the change.
Last updated byAvatarChris Grant on 29th February 2020