If you use your iPhone as a source of WiFi network, you might have encountered the annoying problem where the name of your WiFi cannot be uniquely identified. Since most of the iPhones Hotspot appear with their default name ‘iPhone’, knowing which one is yours can become tricky. Fortunately, it’s easy to change your hotspot’s name on an iPhone to make it easier to pick out of a list.
By default your iPhone’s
Personal hotspot is identified with its default name that is iPhone or iPad, however you can easily change this setting and make your iPhone personal hotspot more recognizable on available networks.
Here is the step-by-step guide that you can follow to change the hotspot network name on your iPhone.
To change hotspot name on your iPhone, you need to change the name of the iPhone itself.
Changing the hotspot’s name is a great way to distinguish your network from others when trying to connect a device to it.
By default, when you turn on your hotspot, its name will simply be the name of your iPhone. To make it easier to identify from a list of networks, changing the original name to something different is recommended. You can also
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using this method.
Just follow these steps to change your iPhone’s Personal Hotspot name.
How to change your hotspot name on an iPhone
- Start the Settings app on your iPhone.
- Now, tap “General.”
- Next, tap “About.”
- Next on, tap on “Name,”
The default name is “iPhone.” You might have also taken the name suggested when you set up your phone, which is “[Your Name]’s iPhone.”
- Finally, enter your desired name and tap “Done” button located at the bottom right hand corner of the screen.
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Your Personal Hotspot will now have a unique name to match your iPhone’s new name.