Bluetooth

How to rename a Bluetooth device on iPhone

Bluetooth iOS

The iPhone can pair with and store a long list of Bluetooth devices. Sometimes these devices come with factory names that are confusing or a hard to remember model number. If you have many devices stored on your iPhone, most of these Bluetooth devices can be given a custom name. Apple devices such as AirPods will even update their name across all Apple hardware (iPhones, Macs, iPads) logged into the same iCloud account.

To view and rename Bluetooth devices on iPhone follow the steps below:

How to find an iPhone from Apple Watch

Apple Watch SE

The fact that every Apple Watch pairs to an iPhone has its advantages. Besides constantly sharing connectivity and data between the two devices, this link can be helpful in certain situations. Finding a misplaced iPhone can often involve going to a computer or iPad to launch the Find My app. From there, the iPhone can be seen on a map or placed into Lost Mode.

How to use AirPods on Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Bluetooth headphones

Nintendo has recently updated its portable Switch gaming console with Bluetooth headphone capabilities. This means AirPods or any other compatible Bluetooth headphones can be paired to the Switch. Up to two wireless controllers can be connected to the Switch while using AirPods, and up to 10 different Bluetooth devices can be paired and stored on the Switch for later use.

How to pair AirPods Max with non-Apple devices

AirPods Max salmon

While Apple devices and Macs might be optimized for the AirPods Max, they can be used like any other wireless headphones. This means the AirPods Max can be paired to any compatible Bluetooth device. Pairing the AirPods Max with a Bluetooth connection may limit some features, however listening to high-quality audio works just fine. Getting the AirPods Max to pair to your non-Apple device means putting the headphones in pairing mode.

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