How To Change Bluetooth Name on iPhone [2024]

Mark Harwood
4 min readMar 4, 2024

Happy Monday everyone!

I wanted to put into words how to change the Bluetooth name on iPhone.

I’ve also written this post on my website in case you prefer reading over there.


So you might be wondering: What even is the Bluetooth name on your Apple iPhone? Easy! This is the identifier you see when trying to connect to another Bluetooth device. Essentially, making it the only way to make sure you are connecting to or from the right device.

This is why it’s so important to change the Bluetooth name as the default one generated by Apple, isn’t the best and could be the same as another device.

Thankfully, it’s a simple process to change this to something more meaningful.

Benefits of Changing Your iPhone’s Bluetooth Name

There are three main benefits to changing the Bluetooth name on your iPhone: Personalisation; Identification and Security. You can see a breakdown of these below for more information:


Simply put, you can change your Bluetooth name so that it identifies with you. Instead of the default name which isn’t very unique, you can change it to something fun. I remember setting mine to classics such as ‘remote detonator’ and ‘Creepy Black Van.’




Mark Harwood

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