How to Change the Name of Your iPhone

  Matt Cone       March 24, 2021      Tutorials iPhone Network


Your iPhone has a name that is visible to other devices on the network it’s connected to. This hostname can be important when trying to share files or otherwise communicate with another device. You can change the name of your iPhone to give it a personal, memorable name that is easy to remember and recognize.

Here’s how to change the name of your iPhone:

  1. From your iPhone’s home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap General.

    Change the name of iPhone

  3. Tap About.

    Change the name of iPhone

  4. Tap Name.

    Change the name of iPhone

  5. Enter a new name for your iPhone, and then tap Done.

    Change the name of iPhone

That’s it! You’ve successfully changed the name of your iPhone. The next time you use, for example, Airdrop from another device, you’ll see the new name of your iPhone.

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