How to change your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch name

Change your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch name

There are 2 ways to change your iPhone, iPad, iPod names. You can directly change it from your iPhone or use iTunes.

Why do you want to change your iPhone name or iPad name?

You have brought your new or used iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and now you want to change your device name.

Now you want to name your device with a new one.

How to change iPhone name?

This is a simple 3 step process: –

But, before you learn these steps be ready with your good iPhone name.

  1. Tap settings.
  2. go to General.
  3. Tap on about.
  4. Tap the present name of your device.
  5. Now Rename your device, then tap Done.

Now enter your new iPhone name.

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The above method can be used for iPad and iPod touch devices also.

Change your iPhone name using iTunes:-

This you is the other simple way to change the name while you transfer media using iTunes. All you need to do is to connect your iPhone to your PC/MAC.

Here I am showing the process for iPhone. This is same for all iDevices. So you can use these steps in iPad or iPod touch.

Now try to put name your iPhone.

1.Connect your iPhone to your PC/MAC.

Make sure you connect your iDevice to your pc/mac. Now find the device which you want to change the name

2.  Select your Device.

Now you need to select the device to enter a different name.

Here you will find a list of devices which are connected to your PC/MAC. The devices which are previously connected also displayed here.

3. Enter the new name: –

Now double click on the device name you change the name of your iPhone. Now enter the new name of your device.

Here I have entered “NEW NAME”.

There you go, now you have named your iPhone.

How to name my new iPhone?

The above steps are for people who want the other name for their old iPhone.

For the new iPhones, you don’t need to worry to change the name. The iPhone will get you through simple steps when you turn it on for the first time.


There are 2 ways to change your iPhone name or other iDevices names. The simple one is to do it on your iPhone and other one is using iTunes.

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