How to rename your Android phone or tablet in Google Play Store

Sometimes Google Play Store gives very strange names to our Android devices. It is not a rare case when Android phone has name i9505-Verizon or even more silly Unnamed Device in My Devices list of the Play Store. Nowadays most people have more than one Android device using the same Google Acoount. So it is very important that you could distinguish all your phones and tablets. Just imagine that you are about to install a new Android app using your PC, it is time to choose the phone and you have to choose between Unnamed device and another Unnamed Device. That’s annoying. But I want you to know that you can easily rename your Android phone or tablet in Google Play Store

How to rename your Android phone or tablet in Google Play Store

  1. Visit http://play.google.com.
  2. Log in to your Google Account.
  3. Click on the gear icon.
  4. Select Settingsgoogle-play-store-settings
  5. All your devices will show up. Click on the Edit near the device you want to rename: my-devices
  6. Type a new name for your Android device in the Nickname field.
  7. Click Updaterename

Results of renaming

Android devices have been renamed: android-devices-have-been-renamedNow you will know for sure which device you are installing apps to: install-apps

As you can see it is not difficult to rename Android devices in Google Play Store. You can do it in a few steps.

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