How can I change the Bluetooth name on my Lumia phone?

There are two options to follow, depending on which Lumia model you have.

Option 1: Connect your phone to the computer and change the name of your device using the Windows Explorer:

  1. On your PC desktop, open Computer (or My Computer).
  2. Your device should appear under Portable Devices, and then right click on the device.
  3. Select Rename and enter the required phone name.
  4. Disconnect your phone from the PC.

You can also use the Windows Phone app to change the name. To download and install the latest version of the app, go to


Option 2: If you have Lumia 505, 510, 610, 710, 800 or 900:

Connect your phone via USB to your computer running the Zune PC software. Once the phone shows as connected in the Zune, do the following:

  1. Click on the Phone status icon.
  2. Select View Sync Options > Name Your Phone.
  3. Enter the required phone name.
  4. Click OK, and close Zune.
  5. Disconnect your phone from the PC.