How to Rename Bluetooth Devices in Windows 10

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It’s not well-known, but you can rename Bluetooth devices much like you’d rename your home WiFi network. Acting much like an SSID, the Bluetooth device name appears in a list of available options any time you are attempting to pair two devices.

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  1. Open the Start menu by clicking the Windows icon at the bottom left of the Desktop.
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  2. Choose Settings from the list of options. Just click the gear icon to open the settings menu. 
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  3. Select System under Windows Settings.
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  4. Click About.
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  5. Click Rename this PC, under Device specifications.
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  6. Enter a new name in the Rename your PC dialog box.
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  7. Click Restart now.
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Credit: Microsoft