Rename your iPhone - All models

Who I am
Pavel Yosifovich
@pavelyosifovich
Author and references

Why is it important to rename the device?

Unlike the Mac, iOS mobile devices do not connect directly to local networks, so there is no need for them to be fully identified. However, these devices are usually connected to certain tools and services where they need to be identified easily and quickly.

One of the clearest examples we can review is iCloud or, failing that, the system "Find my iPhone". For example, if you have multiple devices iPhone, it will be very useful to give them different names along with distinctive names, so as not to confuse them with each other, as the same can cause a problem in the long run.



Change the name from your device

To start with changing the name of your device, from your device, you have to start by going to the Settings, then enter the General section and once there, you just have to enter the Information part.

Once inside you have to tap on the first option that will appear which will be "Name ". When you press it, you will see that a tab will open where you can enter and edit your name within yours device. All you need to do is delete the default name so you can proceed with deleting yours.

Change the name from your computer

This is one of the most convenient according to many users, since with it you only need to connect your device to the computer and then open iTunes.

Once you have contacted your device, go to that device's main menu and easily in the upper left corner you will see a series of buttons. Right in that section you can find one new window, which will give you all the information about your device as long as it is connected.



If you look closely, you will be able to see a part where the generic name of your device appears, there you have to go and change that configuration and place the name you prefer. Once you make the change, within iTunes, it will sync and all the changes you make will be reflected on your device.

How to change the name from iTunes

This is an option that not all users usually use. By logging in from software costs. official Apple, you can manage not only this action but many others, including the contents of the iPhone and the rest of your devices. To do this, you need to follow the following steps:


  • Start by connecting your device iOS to a computer that has previously installed iTunes.
  • Run the iTunes application and just when it recognizes the device, you have to click on the icon that identifies it.
  • When you double click, you will see the name of that device right in the upper left corner of the screen. Press there and then proceed to enter the new name you want.
  • After typing in the name, you should proceed to press the key Submit.
  • With these simple but quick steps you will be able to change the name of your device quickly and easily.

add a comment of Rename your iPhone - All models
Comment sent successfully! We will review it in the next few hours.