How Do I Change The Name Of My iPhone?

Your iPhone is your constant companion, and your lifeline to the virtual world (not to mention a sleek piece of pocket candy). No wonder you want the name of your iPhone to be as unique as you are. Here, I’ll show you how to change the name of your iPhone without opening iTunes.
New iPhone name

How Do I Change The Name Of My iPhone Without iTunes?

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap General, then tap About.
  3. Tap inside the text box where your current iPhone name appears.
  4. Tap the X on the right side of the text box to delete your current iPhone name.
  5. Enter your new iPhone name, and then tap Done in the bottom left-hand corner of the keyboard.

That’s It: iPhone Name Changed!

You’ve personalized your iPhone’s name, and now it should show up in the About menu, AirDrop, and iTunes on your computer. You can change the name of your iPhone as many times as you need to, so don’t be afraid to get creative!

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I'm Valerie Lauer, a writer, editor and tech enthusiast. I believe in channeling my technical support powers for the greater good, creating helpful how-tos and making life with your smartphone easier.

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