If you use the Bluetooth a lot on your Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Plus or Galaxy S9, you’d probably like this feature to have a more meaningful name for you. And if you fantasize about seeing anything else than “Samsung Galaxy S8” or “Galaxy S9” when trying to access your smartphone from your PC, this guide is for you.
Customizing or completely changing the name of your device, as it shows up on any given screen when scanning for available Bluetooth connections is not just possible, but also quite simple and intuitive. Here’s what you have to do to change Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Plus or Galaxy S9 Bluetooth name.
The simple steps to changing Device Name on Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus:
- Go to the Home screen of your Galaxy;
- Swipe the general Menu;
- Tap the Settings icon;
- Go to Device Information;
- Select the Device Name;
- In the newly opened window, type in a new name for your smartphone.
Once you’ve taken these steps, every time you will try to connect to another device via Bluetooth, your Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Plus or Galaxy S9 will have the name you typed in on the last step from the above instructions. The custom name that you got to choose.