How to change the name of your Airpods?

Do you want to switch to the new Earphones? Sounds good as you are heading towards a new generation. Though people used to buy earbuds in an earlier phase, earbuds have some limitations like earbuds are wired earphones and have a minimum range of connectivity. People who have problems and get irritated while keeping the wired EarPods into their ears can switch towards the AirPods.

Airpods are wireless earphones with a high range of connectivity via BlueTooth. Though they are more costly than earbuds, they are worth purchasing. AirPods need to be charged. It lasts up to 5 to 6 hours.

Listening to music has become a habit for teenagers. It is good to opt for headphones, earbuds, or AirPods instead of buying high bass speakers which ultimately harms other persons too. Earphones, headphones are more appealing to listeners in today’s era. Let us know more about it in the below article.

Types of AirPods

Apple now makes three different wireless AirPods:

  •  the entry-level AirPods (2nd-Generation),
  •  the new mid-range AirPods (3rd-Generation) and 
  • the noise-canceling AirPods Pro.

This could be a bit difficult to choose which one to buy. But all three have their different specifications, appearances, and different prices.

 How to change the name of your AirPods on your iPhone?

So you want to customize your AirPods and want to change the name which is, fortunately, easier with the following steps:

  • Step 1-  Open the Settings app on your iPhone and click on the Bluetooth feature.
  • Step 2- There you will see different devices connected with your iPhone. Click on the name of your AirPods and I in the tab and a menu will appear.
  • Step 3- Tap on the third option where the ‘Name’ option is there. Here it will show the current name of your AirPods.
  • Step 4- You can not replace the current name with your preferred name on the option and tap on the cross icon and you will be able to write the name as per your choice.
  • Step 5- Press Done at the bottom and hence your name has changed. 

How to change the name of your AirPods on mac?

Are you thinking of renaming your AirPods on mac too? It’s somehow different from the IOS version. Following are the steps which will help you to change the name of your AirPods on mac as:

  1. Firstly you need to connect your AirPods with your MacBook.
  1. Now click on the Apple logo in the menu bar and tap on the System preferences.
  1. Now open the BlueTooth settings.
  1. Turn on the BlueTooth.
  1. Connect it with your AirPods.
  1. Choose your AirPods from the menu.
  1. Right-click on that and select the option rename.
  1. Type the name which you want for your AirPods.
  1. Click rename to confirm and you are done with the rename of your AirPods on mac.

How to rename your AirPods on android?

AirPods are already well named but sometimes we want to go a little personal. Do you too want to change the name of your AirPods on Android? It is even easier than the IOS to change the name and doesn’t require connecting it. For that we have to go through the below steps:

  • Step 1-Open the settings app on your android.
  • Step 2– Head towards the connected devices and find your AirPods from the previously connected devices.
  • Step 3– Click on the settings cog on the right side of the screen.
  • Step 4– Press the Pencil icon located next to the Device details header.
  • Step 5– Type the name you want to place there and click on the rename option.
  • Step 6 – Double-check to see whether your name shows in the BlueTooth menu.

How to check AirPods battery status?

You can check the battery status of your AirPods on IOS by just having a right swipe on the home screen. Still facing a problem, have a look at the following points:

  • Step 1– swipe over the widget screen.
  • Step 2– Click ‘Edit’ on the bottom
  • Step 3– keep scrolling down until you see the ‘Batteries’ widget there.
  • Step 4 – Click on the green ‘+’ icon for adding it.
  • Step 5– Tap on the done option in the upper right corner.

From there you will be able to see your AirPods battery status easily and other BlueTooth connected devices by just swiping towards the widgets.


In this article, all the things are concluded about how you can change the name of your AirPods whether to iPhone, mac, android, and so on. By going through the article you will come to know about how to do that. Though AirPods is already a well-defined name some people amongst us want to change it at their convenience so this is how you can do it without facing any trouble. I hope all your doubts and queries will be solved through this article.

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