Change device name of mobiles by few taps

We leave in environment where often face with necessary to connect devices to each other. Sometimes we connect one mobile to another for files and multimedia exchange, connect mobiles to computer for download taken photos, use our mobile internet in PC, pair useful gadgets via Bluetooth and etc. In all mentored cases we use device names to recognize it while connection.

So we should know how to change device name on popular unit types such as

How to change name of iPhone or iPad

Make sure that the mobile has recognizable name for to be found if needed. Tap on “Name” to change it. It located in “Settings\General\About”.

Change Android device name

Tap on “Device name” in “Settings\About device” to change it. This setting is quite similar to other Android versions.

How to change Windows phone name

Change it via “edit name” if necessary.


As a result we can set the name of our mobile phone or tablet to be well recognizable by other ones. Note that all devices have names according to their model by default e.g. “GT9300” or “iPad”. So we recommend to change it e.g. “Paul’s tablet” to avoid any type of misunderstood in the future.

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