How to change your Samsung Galaxy S10's name to make it easier to find in Bluetooth and other menus

Samsung S10 SmartphoneHollis Johnson/Business Insider

Every Samsung Galaxy S10 has a name that's used to identify it when connected to a network or computer via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. That name isn't unique, though - by default, it's simply the name of the model of the phone.

In other words, if you connect your Samsung Galaxy S10 to a computer via Bluetooth, it'll appear by default in the list of devices as "Samsung Galaxy S10," potentially alongside several other phones with the same name.

To make it easier to distinguish your phone among similar devices, you can rename your Galaxy S10 with a more personalized description. Or, you might just like to rename all your devices with a more personal name, such as one that includes your own name (like "Dave's Galaxy S10.")

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Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $749.99 at Best Buy)

How to change the name of your Samsung Galaxy S10

1. Start the Settings app.

2. At the bottom of the page, tap "About phone."

name 1You can change the name of your Galaxy phone in the &quotAbout phone" menu, found at the bottom of your Settings page.Dave Johnson/Business Insider

3. You should see the name of the phone at the top of the page. Tap "Edit."

name 2Tap &quotEdit" to modify the device's name.Dave Johnson/Business Insider

4. Type the new name for your phone and then tap "Done."

name 3You can give your phone any name you like, making it easier to find in a list of connected devices or to differentiate it from other similar phones on a network.Dave Johnson/Business Insider

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