How To Change Android Device Name for Bluetooth/WiFi Hotspot/WiFi Direct

Srivishnu Ramakrishnan

In this article, we will tell you how to change the Android device name from Android Device Settings.  We will also cover how to change Bluetooth Name, WiFi Hotspot Name, and WiFI Direct Name from the Android device settings.

This is probably the most ignore setting on an Android device. This only comes into light when you try to share anything like a file or internet connectivity via Bluetooth or WiFi. Only then, the device name will show up on the other person’s phone and it will not be unique. But if you ask me, it would be nice to give a more personal feel to the Android Device name to make it unique.

With every Android update, the setting to change the device name gets buried under different paths under the Android settings. We will cover, all the aspects regarding this in this article.

How to Change Android Device Name?

To change your Android Device Name, follow the below:

  1. Go to Settings > System.Change-Android-Device-Name-1
  2. Then tap on Device name.Change-Android-Device-Name-3
  3. Enter the name which you desire, and tap on OK.
  4. Done.
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How to Change Android Device Name on Samsung Galaxy Devices?

To change the device name on Samsung Galaxy Devices, follow the below instructions:

  1. Go to Settings > About phone.Change-Device-Name-Samsung-Galaxy-Devices-1
  2. Tap on Edit under the device name.Change-Device-Name-Samsung-Galaxy-Devices-2
  3. Enter any name you want and tap on DONE.
  4. Done!

How to Change Bluetooth Name on Android Device?

Follow the below steps to change the Bluetooth Device Name on your Android device:

  1. Go to Settings > Connected devices.Change-Bluetooth-Name-Android-1
  2. Tap on Connection preferences.Change-Bluetooth-Name-Android-2
  3. Tap on Bluetooth.Change-Bluetooth-Name-Android-3
  4. Then tap on Device name and enter any name you like.Change-Bluetooth-Name-Android-4
  5. Done.

How to Change WiFi Direct Name on Android Device?

To change the WiFi Direct Device Name on your Android device, follow the below guide:

  1. Go to Settings > Network & internet.Change-WiFi-Direct-Name-Android-1
  2. Tap on Wi-Fi.Change-WiFi-Direct-Name-Android-3
  3. Then again tap on Advanced.Change-WiFi-Direct-Name-Android-4
  4. Next, tap on Wi-Fi Direct.Change-WiFi-Direct-Name-Android-5
  5. Tap on RENAME DEVICE option.Change-WiFi-Direct-Name-Android-6
  6. Enter any name that you like, and click OK.
  7. Done!
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How to Change Wi-Fi Hotspot Name on Android device?

To change the Wi-Fi Hotspot Device Name, follow the below steps:

  1. Go to Settings > Network & internet.Change-WiFi-Hostspot-Name-Android-1
  2. Then tap on Hotspot & tethering.Change-WiFi-Hostspot-Name-Android-2
  3. Tap on Wi-Fi Hotspot and then Hotspot name.
  4. Enter any name you like and tap on OK.
  5. Done.

And that’s how you can change the Android device name, WiFi Direct Name, WiFi Hotspot Name, and Bluetooth Name on your Android device.

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