Change Bluetooth Device Name on Windows XP

Q

How to change the Bluetooth device name on your Windows XP system?

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A

If you want to change the Bluetooth device name on your Windows XP system, you can use the "General" tab on the "Bluetooth Configuration" tool:

1. Turn on the Bluetooth radio as shown in the previous tutorial.

2. Click "Start" > "Control Panel".

3. Double click "Bluetooth Configuration".

4. Click the "General" tab,

5. Change the "Computer Name" value to "MYLAPTOP" as shown below:
Bluetooth Configuration - General

6. Review other settings:

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Enter a unique name for this computer. This name will be
displayed to other Bluetooth devices if this computer is
configured to allow itself to be discovered.

Select a computer type from drop-down menu. This selection
determines the icon that represents this computer on remote
devices.

Computer name: MYLAPTOP
Computer type: Laptop

7. Click "OK" to save the change.

 

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