How to Change Device Name on iPhone

Kyle Wood

iPhone, Tutorials

How to Change Device Name on iPhone

Do you want to personalize your iPhone by giving it a unique name? Changing the device name on your iPhone is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. In this tutorial, we will walk you through the process of changing your device name on an iPhone.

Step 1: Open the Settings App

To begin, unlock your iPhone and locate the Settings app. It has an icon that looks like gears. Tap on it to open the Settings menu.

Step 2: Find General Settings

In the Settings menu, scroll down until you find the General option. Tap on it to access general settings.

Step 3: Access About

In the General settings, scroll down and look for About. Tap on it to view information about your device.

Step 4: Change Device Name

In the About menu, you will see various information related to your device. Look for Name. This is where you can change your device’s name.

  • Tap on Name.
  • You will see a text field with your current device name.
  • Erase the current name and enter a new name of your choice.
  • Tap Done.

Note: When choosing a new name for your device, make sure it is something unique and easily recognizable for you. Avoid using any personal or sensitive information in the device name as it may be visible to others when connecting to Bluetooth devices or Wi-Fi networks.

Step 5: Verify the Change

After tapping Done, your device name will be changed. You can verify the change by going back to the About menu and checking if the new name is displayed.

Congratulations! You have successfully changed your device name on your iPhone. Enjoy using your personalized device with its new name.


In this tutorial, we have learned how to change the device name on an iPhone. By following these easy steps, you can personalize your iPhone and make it stand out from others.

Remember to choose a unique and easily recognizable name for your device. Have fun exploring your newly named iPhone!

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