Ever wonder how to change the name of your iPhone? Your iPhone is an extension of you and your digital (citizen🙂) life, so it deserves a fun and unique identity. By default, your iPhone name includes your real name. If you want to protect your privacy when you’re using Airdrop, Personal Hotspot, or connecting to a Wi-Fi network, it’s a good idea to change your iPhone name to something else. This should also make it easier to identify and avoid confusion if you own multiple iPhones. So, without further ado, here’s how to name your iPhone in five easy steps:
The first step to change your iPhone name is to open the Settings app. You should find it on your Home Screen, as shown below, but there are also other ways to open the iPhone Settings.
On the Settings screen, tap the General entry.
The first entry on the General screen is called About. Tap on it.
The Name of your iPhone is shown at the top of the About screen.
Tap on this first entry to change the iPhone name.
On the Name screen, tap the x button next to your iPhone name to delete the current name.
Next, use the keyboard at the bottom to insert a new name for your iPhone. Tap done when you’re happy with the new iPhone name.
That’s it! Back on the About screen, you can see the new iPhone name, which is also used by iCloud, AirDrop, your iPhone hotspot, and your computer.
Now you know how to change your iPhone name. As you’ve seen, the process is quick and easy, and the change is applied instantly. Before you close this guide, let us know your reasons for changing the name of your iPhone. Did you have security concerns, or did you want to change the device name on iPhone just to spice things up? What name did you choose for your iPhone? Let me know in the comments section below.