How to Rename An iPhone or iPod

Apple iPhone 6

If you know where to look, it’s simple to rename your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Follow these simple steps with screenshots to rename your device now.

Changing the name of your iPhone, iPod or iPad is simple if you know where to look. I recently borrowed an iPad from a friend and I realized that whenever I connected to the network it displayed his creative but highly inappropriate device name. Let’s review how to change the name from the settings menu on the device as well as from iTunes.

How to Rename an iPhone, iPad or iPod

  1. Navigate to Settings > General > About and Tap Name.
  2. Change the name to whatever you want.

About iPod



How To Rename An iPhone or iPod Using iTunes

1. Open iTunes and go to the Devices section of the sidebar.  Double-Click your current device name (the default for an iPod is “iPod.”)

open iTunes and double click the current name of your device

2. Type your desired new name and then Press Enter.

change the name from the default iPod or iPhone name to your new desired name

3. Wait a few seconds for your iPod to sync and save the new setting.

wait for your iphone or ipod to sync and then you are good to go

That’s all there is to it!  Have a groovy time thinking up creative names for your iPhone, iPad or iPod!



  1. shockersh  

    Had no idea you could rename the Iphone hehehe…. yeah, to simpel I missed it.

  2. sam  

    That doesn’t completely rename it though. If you look at the summary page, the name will still be what it was.

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