1. John Riley1's Avatar
    When I bought the phone the device name was its telephone number, since then I have move the device onto my old my old number and thought the divice name would change as well, but it has not. How do I change the device name if possible?
    01-25-2013 10:23 AM
  2. Trees's Avatar
    Where in the Settings or on the phone do you see something like: Device Name = Phone Number?
    01-25-2013 01:24 PM
  3. John Riley1's Avatar
    in the Samsung software KIes up at the top next to the picture of the phone.
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    01-25-2013 01:46 PM
  4. Trees's Avatar
    The screenshot is helpful. I'm not sure if the device name can be changed as it may be baked into the phones firmware or similar component level. One analogy that may help is to think of your phones device name as fixed like your home address. I could be wrong here but changing the name may be a deep technical operation.
    01-25-2013 06:08 PM
  5. Trees's Avatar
    Just to be sure, I tried it with my phone and Kies. Wasn't able to change the name. Good idea though.
    01-26-2013 06:56 PM
  6. Josh Ainley's Avatar
    go to settings, bluetooth, then press menu one of the options is change device name.
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    05-26-2013 01:52 PM