How to Rename Your AirPods on Your iPhone

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Renaming your AirPods can save you a headache if you have a variety of Bluetooth devices or share a Wi-Fi network with multiple people using their own devices. Here's how to change the display name of your AirPods, making them quick to find if you need to do some adjustments. Note that your AirPods will need to be paired and connected to your iPhone to change their name.

Related: Apple AirPods & AirPods 2 Guide: Charging, Pairing, Setting Up, Using, More

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To do this:

  1. Open the Settings app and tap Bluetooth.


     
  2. On the display name of the AirPods you want to rename, tap the Info icon, which looks like a circled letter i.
  3. To rename the AirPods, you can tap the backspace on the keyboard or tap the x next to the display name to clear it.


     
  4. Tap Done on the keyboard when you've changed the name of your AirPods.
  5. Now when you look at your devices in Settings > Bluetooth, you'll see your AirPods listed with their new name.

Now you can rename your AirPods easily from your iPhone!

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Hallei is a 2018 graduate of Maharishi University of Management with a BFA in Creative & Professional Writing. She's currently working on a novel about people using witchcraft to clean their houses.