Android 6.0 Marshmallow: How To Change Device Name On Galaxy S6

When you connect your Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge through Bluetooth, you’ll see a name for your device when it’s running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. This is also the case when you connect your Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge to the computer and the name of your device will show up saying “Samsung Galaxy S6″ or “Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.”

For those that don’t want to see the generic name for your smartphone show up, you can customize and change the name of your device that shows up on the screen. Below we’ll explain how you can change the name of the device on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge running Android Marshmallow 6.0.

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How To Change Device Name On Android 6.0:

  1. Turn on the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge
  2. From the Home screen go to the Menu
  3. Select on Settings
  4. Browse and select Device Information
  5. Then look for “Device Name” and select it
  6. A window will open up and allow you to change the name of your Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge.


After you make these changes, the new name will be seen on other Bluetooth devices that you try to connect or want to connect to you.


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