How to rename a Bluetooth device on Windows 10

How to rename a Bluetooth device on Windows 10

By default, when connecting a Bluetooth device on a computer, the device name will be saved according to the name set. However, if the computer connects to many Bluetooth devices, sometimes it will cause the confusion of names between devices, especially with popular devices Bluetooth Speaker, Wireless Speaker. This way users will have difficulty setting up the Bluetooth they want. The following article will guide how to rename a Bluetooth connected device on a computer.

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Instructions to change the name of a Bluetooth device via Control Panel

Step 1:

You access the Control Panel and then click Control Panel , and then click on Hardware and Sound .

Step 2:

Switch to a new interface click on Devices and Printers .

Step 3:

In this interface the user will see all the devices that are connected to the computer. If you want to rename a Bluetooth device, double-click it, or right-click and then click Properties.

Appears a new interface, click on the Bluetooth tab and then look down to enter the name you want to give the Bluetooth device. Click OK to save.

Return to the computer interface, delete the old Bluetooth device connected and then reconnect, the new name just given to the Bluetooth device will appear immediately.

When proceeding to reconnect Bluetooth on the computer, the new name will be displayed instead of the old name set up previously. So we will not be confused for future Bluetooth connections or edits.

Rename Bluetooth for Windows 10 PC itself

Method 1: How to change Bluetooth name of Windows 10 PC via Settings app

Step 1 : On the desktop, click the Start button , then go to Settings located above the Power option in the context menu.

Step 2 : In the Windows Settings window, click System.

In the Windows Settings window, click System

Step 3 : Next, on the left panel, click About. Then on the right side, in the Device specifications section, click Rename this PC .

Click About, then in the Device specifications section, select Rename this PC

Step 4 : The Rename your PC dialog box will appear. Enter the new name of your choice, and then click Next.

The Rename your PC dialog box will appear for you to enter a new name

Now, a prompt with the options Restart now and Restart later will show up. Choose an option you find convenient. Once the reboot is complete, your PC name will show up as the Bluetooth name.

Method 2: How to change the Bluetooth name of a Windows 10 PC through System Properties

Step 1 : On the desktop, click the Start button . In the search box, type Sysdm.cpl , press Enter , and then go to System Properties .

Access the System Properties section

Step 2 : In the System Properties window, select the Computer Name tab, and then click the Change button .

In the System Properties window, select the Computer Name tab, and then click the Change button

Step 3 : In the next window, enter the name you choose into Computer Name , then click OK.

In the next window, enter the name of your choice into Computer Name

Now you will be asked to restart your PC, press OK to confirm. A prompt with the Restart now and Restart later options will also be displayed. Choose an option you find convenient. When the PC is restarted, the Bluetooth name will be the same as the PC name.

See more:

  • Instructions on how to set up Bluetooth on Windows 10
  • Instructions for connecting computers with other devices via bluetooth
  • How to fix lost Bluetooth on Windows 10 Settings settings

I wish you all success!

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