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How to Change Bluetooth name in Windows Phone

Bluetooth is one of the most used feature in smartphones. You can share any type of file with your friends using Bluetooth. In Android you can easily customize your Bluetooth name so that one can easily find it while searching for available Bluetooth devices. But Windows Phone don't have such features. You can not change Bluetooth name directly from your device.

But don't worry, we have a solution for you. The tutorial below will guide you and show you how you can change your Windows Phone's Bluetooth name.

Tutorial:

Method 1: For Nokia Lumia 505, 510, 610, 710, 800 or 900 Devices:

First of all, Download and Install Nokia Zune Software in your computer. And then Connect your phone to your computer using USB Cable. Once your phone is connected, follow the steps below:
  1. Click on the Phone Status Icon.
     
  2. Select View Sync Options > Name your phone.
     
  3. Enter the name you want to give to your phone.
     
  4. Click OK.
     
  5. Close Zune Software and disconnect your phone from PC.

Method 2: For All Other Lumia Models:

Changing Bluetooth name using Windows Explorer. In this method, Zune Software is not required.
  1. Connect your phone to your computer using USB Cable.
     
  2. Open My Computer and select your device. (You should see your device under Portable Devices)
     
  3. Right Click on your device and select 'Rename'
     
  4. Enter the name you want to give to your phone.
     
  5. Save it and disconnect your phone from your computer.
Done! You have successfully changes your Bluetooth's name. If you need any further help then comment below. We will help you solve your problem.
These methods was originally posted by Nokia in Windows Phone FAQ. You can read it here.


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