How to change the name of iPhone, which is displayed in AirDrop, more

The name of your iPhone is only seen as an iPhone. Or it may have a generic name but you are ready to shake things up. Learn how to change the name of your iPhone.

The name of your iPhone will appear in several places, such as when you share with AirDrop, view iCloud backups, search for my app, manage it while you’re connected to your Mac, and more.

It’s easy to identify your device and simplify it a bit, it’s best to give your iPhone a unique name.

How to change the name of your iPhone

  1. On your iPhone, go ahead Settings:
  2. Knock General: >: Related: >: Name:
  3. Tap your current name, delete it, and enter a new name
  4. Knock Done

Here’s how the process looks.

Here are a few more places you can change the name of your iPhone:

Apple ID:

Change your username associated with your Apple ID.

  1. Go to settings
  2. Click on your name
  3. Choose a name, phone number, email
  4. Tap at the top now to change your name


To change your name or other details on your contact card, go to the Contacts app, tilt yourself to the top of the app, and finally select Edit at the top right to make your changes. When finished, tap the top right corner.

Teach them how to pronounce names

Another great option is to teach Siri how to say the right names. Here is our complete tutorial on the practice of pronouncing the name Siri.

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