How to Change Your AirDrop Name
AirDrop is a useful feature on Apple devices that allows transferring files between them quickly and easily. By default, your AirDrop name is the same as your device name. However, you may want to change it to something more distinctive or personal. In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps of changing your AirDrop name on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.
Changing Your AirDrop Name on iPhone or iPad
Step 1: Open Control Center by swiping down from the upper-right corner of the screen on an iPhone X or newer, or by swiping up from the bottom of the screen on an older iPhone or iPad model.
Step 2: Press and hold the network settings pane (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Airplane Mode)
Step 3: Tap on the AirDrop icon to access AirDrop settings.
Step 4: Tap on “Name” at the top to edit your AirDrop name.
Step 5: Enter a new name and tap “Done.”
Changing Your AirDrop Name on Mac
Step 1: Click on the “Finder” icon on the dock.
Step 2: Click on “AirDrop” in the left-hand sidebar.
Step 3: Tap on “Allow me to be discovered by” and select “Everyone” or “Contacts Only.”
Step 4: Click on the text next to your profile picture and name.
Step 5: Enter a new name and press “Enter” to save changes.
Tips for Choosing an AirDrop Name
Your AirDrop name should be easy to remember, personalized, and not offensive. Here are some tips:
– Use your first name or a nickname that you prefer.
– Add your favorite number or combination of numbers to make it unique.
– Use a funny or punny name.
– Avoid using offensive or inappropriate language.
Changing your AirDrop name is a quick and easy process. By following the steps above, you can set a personalized name that makes it easier for people to identify you when using AirDrop. Choose a name that reflects your personality or interests, but keep it appropriate and easy to remember. With a unique AirDrop name, you can share files with others without confusion or hassle.