Rename Bluetooth Devices for Easy Management

on January 16, 2020

It’s all too easy to end up with a boatload of Bluetooth devices connected to your Mac. Apple devices will likely have sensible names, like Magic Mouse 2, but what if someone has given you a device with their name in it? Or you’ve ended up with a device called something really random like f023cp37. Happily, macOS lets you rename most Bluetooth devices, including pointing devices, keyboards, earbuds, and headphones. Open System Preferences > Bluetooth, Control- or right-click a device, and choose Rename. In the dialog that appears, enter the new name.

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Categories:  Apple Pros • APros Archive • ASMC • ASMC Archive • Bluetooth • customization • Mac • Restricted Content • Tip 

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