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How To Change Airdrop Name On iPhone(iOS)
From your App drawer, locate and open your iPhone Setting App.
Scroll down to “General” and select this option.
At the top of your screen is the “About” option, select this.
Select the “Name” option. This is usually the first option you find after clicking About.
In the text box given, fill in your new name.
Confirm your changes by clicking on “Done“.
Save your Settings by clicking on “Finish” (if it’s available)
Note: Changing your Airdrop name is the same thing as changing your iPhone’s name. If you plug your iOS device to a PC, the name that shows is both your Device and Airdrop’s name.
Also, if you use the airdrop feature with a friend who has your mobile number in his contact list, your device will be identified there by the name he saved your contact with.
How To Change Airdrop Name On Mac OS
You can also change your Mac’s Airdrop name by following the steps below.
At the top left corner of your Mac PC, click on the Apple logo.
Select the “System Preferences” option.
Go to the Network section and select “Sharing“. The network section contains other accessories like Bluetooth, App store, etc.
To the left of your screen is a box containing different sharing means, check to see that the “Internet Sharing” box is ticked. If it isn’t, tick the box by clicking it.
When done, go to step 5.
If step 4 is done properly, at the top of the screen is a text box with a placeholder saying “Name Of Your Choice“.
Click your cursor there and type in your preferred name.
Click on “Done” to confirm your settings.
Note: Changing your Airdrop name on PC is the same as changing your device’s name.
Test this by transferring a file with the Apple Airdrop feature.
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