How to change the name of AirPods

How to Change the Name of AirPods? (3 Ways To Try)

By giving the name to your AirPods, you can make them easier to recognize. You can also avoid other Apple users from connecting to your AirPods when you open your AirPod case on the go as your name will appear on their screen. 

In this guide, I will show you how to give a name to your AirPods on any device. However, the actual name of AirPods can only be changed within the Apple Ecosystem, in other devices, only the display name can change.

How to change the name of your AirPods – Summary

  1. How to change the name of your AirPods on iPhone or iPad
  2. How to change the name of your AirPods on Mac.
  3. How to change the name of your AirPods on an android device

1. How to change the name of AirPods on iPhone or iPad – A step-by-step guide

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to change the name of your AirPods:

Step 1: Connect your AirPods with your iPhone.

Step 2: Select settings.

Step 3: Select the BlueTooth option.

How to change the name of AirPods

Step 4: Tap on the circular “i” next to your AirPods.

Tap on the circular i next to your AirPods

Step 5: Tap on “Name.”

Step 6: Enter the name in the text field.

 Renamed Your AirPods

Step 7: Tap on the back button on the top left-hand side.

Your AirPods will be renamed.

2. How to change the name of your AirPods on Mac

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to change the name of your AirPods on Mac:

Step 1: Connect your AirPods to your mac.

Step 2: Select the settings app on your mac, or select the apple logo on the top left-hand side and click on system preferences. 

Step 3: Select Bluetooth.

 How to change the name of your AirPods on Mac

Step 4: Right-click on your AirPods from the Bluetooth paired list.

Step 5: Select the “Rename” option.

Step 6: Enter the name in the text field and select “Rename.”

Rename your AirPods on Mac

Your AirPods will be renamed on Mac.

3. How to change the name of your AirPods on an android device

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to change the name of your AirPods on Android:

Step 1: Pair and connect the AirPods to your Android device

Step 2: Select settings.

Step 3: Select Bluetooth.

Step 4: Select your AirPods from the paired list.

Step 5: Select “Rename.”

Step 6: Enter the name in the text field and tap “ok.”

Your AirPods will be renamed on your android device.

Conclusion

We hope that this guide has helped you rename your AirPods on any device. Please note that if you are using an android or a windows device, only the display name will be changed in those specific devices. Meaning, if you connect your AirPods to any other device, they will still show their default name. 

FAQs

Why does my AirPods name keep changing back?

Your AirPods name keeps changing back to default probably because you are using it with Android or Windows. Only the display name is possible to change on these devices.

How do I permanently change the name of my AirPods

You can change the name of your AirPods via an iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Follow the first two methods in this guide to do the same.

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