You can personalize your Apple hardware with bespoke names, which makes it easier to distinguish the devices you own within the Settings app, in iCloud menus, when browsing your local network and elsewhere.

I typically name all my Apple gadgets with the actual name of the product. For example, my phone is named “iPhone 7 Plus,” my computer has the “MacBook Air” name and so forth.

This step-by-step tutorial demonstrates how to rename your Apple Watch with just a few taps.

How to rename your Apple Watch

1) Launch the companion Watch app on your paired iPhone.

2) Tap the My Watch tab at the bottom

3) Tap General → About → Name.

4) Type in a new name for your device, then hit Done on the keyboard.

Congratulations, your Apple Watch now has a custom name!

TUTORIAL: How to rename your AirPods as “AirPods”

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  • You made something as simple as this a post? LOL!

    • burge

      And you decided to use your time to reply. Lol.

      • You’re right. I should of realized that not all people are smart enough do something as simple as simple as this. Good to know it taught you something. 🙂

      • burge

        I’m just passing though to see comments like yours on posts that you think are not worth the time of day but you took your time to reply to it. Oh and it taught me nothing as I already knew how to do this. But I’m not the one making a point of it being a pointless post and going out of my way to point that out. Just because you know how to doesn’t mean other do.

      • I didn’t say “pointless”

      • burge

        As good as.

    • Not everyone’s a tech expert

  • good article