How to change Airpod name Easily on Any Device

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When you pair new Airpods with your device, the Airpods automatically take the name of your device. However, you may prefer another name for them. In this guide, we will take you through How to change Airpod name on any device including iPhone, iPad, and even Windows devices.

How to change Airpod name on IOS

iPhone users who use Airpods have the easiest way to rename their Airpods. This is made through either an IOS device or a Mac. Whether you are using an iPhone or an iPad, it will take you quite a short amount of time, quite obviously since they are all made by Apple.

How to change Airpod name on iPhone or an iPad

First of all, make sure your Airpods are connected to your device and you can now follow the instructions below.

  1. Go to settings on your device and click on Bluetooth
  2. Once you open it, you will have a list of the devices connected to your iPhone/iPad through Bluetooth. your Airpods will be on the list and at the far right after “connected” is an ‘i’ icon that you should click for more options.
  3. You will have some options and the first one should be the name. Click on it and edit it to your liking.

That’s quite it. your Airpods are renamed.

How to change Airpod name on Mac

It is different when it comes to Macs, but the system is quite similar with an easy and direct method.

  1. Go  to system preference and click on the Bluetooth icon
  2. Once you spot your Airpod’s name you’d like to change, double click/ two-finger click on it and select rename on the menu provided.
  3. Input the name you want and there you go, your Airpods are renamed.

How to change Airpod name on Mac on Windows and Android Devices

it can feel less natural to rename Airpods from devices not created by the Apple brand, and we can see the conflict in almost all activities the iOS devices share with Android and Windows devices.

Another setback of such an interaction between Airpods and non-iOS devices is you will have to go without Siri, customizable double-taps, and automatic ear detection.

It is like living at your ex’s, they are pissed.  Sadly, if you are on Chrome OS, the renaming feature is not available.

However, we will show you just how you can rename the Airpods to a name of your liking on the devices.

How to change Airpod name on Android

if you prefer android devices but want that Airpod experience, and would like to rename them, we got you. You even have a similar renaming method to the original iOS to Airpod method.

  1. Go to settings on your device and click on connections and then Bluetooth.
  2. Once you open it, you will have a list of the devices connected to your device through Bluetooth.  on your Airpods, there is a gear/more icon at the end. tap on it to get more options
  3. You will have some options and the first one should be renamed. Click on it and edit it to your liking.

How to change Airpod name For Windows 10

Connecting your Airpods to Windows 10 fully depends on whether the device supports Bluetooth. If not, too bad you are locked out.

Furthermore, if your device has Bluetooth and you would like to rename your Airpods, make sure the 2 are connected and follow the following instructions.

  1. Go to the control panel and click on Hardware and Sounds.
  2. You will have a long list of options under the category. Click on Devices and Printers.
  3. Right-click on the Airpods and on the menu that comes up, click properties.
  4. Click on the Bluetooth tab and lastly edit the name to your liking.

That’s quite it. your Airpods are renamed.

Conclusion

It is quite a stressful method if you have no idea what you are doing but once you got it, it iOS quite easy. Whether it is on iOS, Windows, or Android devices, you can rename your Airpods to your liking. As mentioned before, the renaming Airpods feature from ChromeOS is not available.

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