How to change the name of your AirPods on iPhone, iPad, or Mac
How to Change Your Airpod Name on an iPhone : Most people’s AirPods will have a name associated with their own name by default. We’ve got you covered if you’d like to change the name of your AirPods from “Jen’s AirPods” to something different. Learn how to rebrand your AirPods across all major platforms with this comprehensive guide.
If you use AirPods, the name of the device is probably tied to your actual name in iCloud. Renaming your AirPods is a good idea if you don’t want your real name associated with them. These steps will work for any Apple AirPods model, whether or not they feature active noise cancellation. The AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max are all included.
How to Change AirPods Name on iPhone or iPad
To change the name of your AirPods on your iOS device, you must first put them in your ears. This will make sure that they’re synced with your iPhone. After pairing, open the Settings app on your iOS device and select Bluetooth from the list of available networks (it should be below Wi-Fi).
All of your connected gadgets will be displayed here. To change the name associated with your AirPods, tap the I button next to the name, and then tap Name. To rename your AirPods, tap the x button to the right of the existing name and start typing the new name. After you’re done, press the Done button.
Your new AirPods moniker will show up across all of your devices, not just Apple products. It’s too bad that you can’t change the name of your AirPods using Siri on any Apple device.
How to Rename AirPods in macOS
AirPods’ moniker is modifiable on a Macbook or desktop computer as well. Your Mac’s System Preferences can be accessed by clicking the Apple menu item in the top left corner of the menu bar. You may view the list of Bluetooth devices on the right after clicking the Bluetooth icon.
The first step is to pair your AirPods with your Mac. Once you’ve located the name of your AirPods, right-click it and choose Rename. To complete the procedure, remove the old name, type in the new one, and select the Rename button.
How to Change AirPods Name in Android
Changing the AirPods’ name is possible on an Android smartphone via the Bluetooth settings menu. Attach your AirPods to your Android phone, and then navigate to the phone’s Settings > Connected devices menu. All of the Bluetooth gadgets currently linked to your phone will be displayed here.
Find your AirPods listed under Media Devices (or Coupled Devices), and then press the gear icon to the right of its name. Modify the name of your AirPods by tapping the pencil symbol.
How to Change AirPods Name in Windows
Your AirPods can be renamed on a Windows computer as well. On Windows, your AirPods may be referred to as “AirPods – Locate My” in various contexts. If “Find Me” already appears in the name of your AirPods, you may not be able to change it.
Connect Apple’s wireless earbuds to the computer, then launch Windows’s Settings application. You can either put “Control Panel” into the search bar that appears next to the Start menu, or you can press Ctrl + R.
- Choose Display Devices and Printers from the list of options under Hardware and Sound in the Control Panel.
- All the peripherals currently linked to your computer will be displayed.
- Among these gadgets will be your AirPods. Choose AirPods -> Properties from the right-click menu.
- Choose the Bluetooth submenu in this configuration window. To rename your AirPods, click the name, delete the current one, and enter the new one. If you’re ready to proceed, select the OK button.
- Congratulations! You have changed the name of your Apple AirPods on a non-Apple device.