How to Change the Name of an iPhone

Change the name of your iPhone Go to Settings >, General >, About >, Name. Tap. , enter a new name, then tap Done.

If you’re tired of seeing the same old name on your iPhone, it’s actually really easy to change! This guide will show you how to change the name of your iPhone, whether you’re using iOS 13 or an older version.

Before you begin, make sure your iPhone is up-to-date. You don’t want to be running an outdated version of iOS, as this may cause issues. Once you’re updated, open your Settings app and go to the “About” section. Here, you’ll see the name of your iPhone at the top.

To change the name, tap on it and you’ll see a few different options. The first one is the one you want to change, so tap on “Name”. If you’re not already logged in to your iCloud account, you’ll be prompted to do so. Make sure you have access to the iCloud account associated with your iPhone, as you’ll need the password to proceed.

Once you’re logged in, you’ll be taken back to the “Name” panel. Tap on the name panel at the top to change your iPhone’s name. You can change the first, middle, and last name associated with your iPhone. This will change the name system-wide, so it will appear in apps like Airdrop.

For example, if your iPhone’s name was “John’s iPhone”, you could change it to “Johnny’s iPhone” or “The Best iPhone Ever”. Just tap on the panel, make your changes, and hit “Done”. That’s all there is to it!

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Why is my iPhone called iPhone 2?
It means you have two devices using the same name. It has to do something to try separate them, so it adds a (2). This can also happen if a single device is restored or set up as a new device, but is actually the same one. The initial device is preserved but a new one is set up to attempt to differentiate.