Last updated on August 20th, 2020 at 02:02 pmiOS 14 is full of hidden features and one of them allows you to rename Bluetooth devices that are connected to your iPhone. Are you tired of confusing paired devices because of similar code names and strange lettering? In iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 you can finally change the name as soon as you connect to the device. Let’s dive right in and check this out!
How To Name Bluetooth Device In iOS 14
1. Open the Settings app.
2. Tap on Bluetooth.
3. Make sure that the AirPods, HomePod, Bluetooth speaker or any other third party Bluetooth speaker or any other third-party device is paired and connected.
4. Tap the blue ‘i’ info icon, available next to the device’s name.
5. Tap on ‘Name’ and change the name of the Bluetooth device. You can use a nickname, the original product name or whatever helps you to better distinguish your devices.
Very Important: This hidden feature is only available when you are connected to the Bluetooth device. If you’ve paired it before, but not in range at the moment, the renaming option will not be displayed.
Tip: The same feature is available for iPads on iPadOS 14.
Rename Bluetooth Device Video Tutorial
For even more details regarding this iOS 14 hidden feature watch our video tutorial available below:
iOS 14 has been announced by Apple during WWDC 2020 and is currently in its early beta testing stages. The Developer Beta can be installed on any compatible iPhone, by using this workaround. The iOS 14 Public Beta is announced for July, while the public release is due this fall.
If you’re not ready to experiment be patient and follow us, as we will post daily new features coming up in iOS 14! You can join the hype by downloading and installing the default iOS 14 wallpapers on your iPhone!
What do you think about this new naming feature available for Bluetooth devices that are connected to your iPhone in iOS 14? What’s the first device that you plan to rename when you upgrade? Let us know in the comments section available below!
Related: Check out our compilation of iOS 14 new features and enhancements!