Change ThinkPad Bluetooth Device Name on Windows 7

Q

How do I change the Bluetooth device name on my ThinkPad Windows 7 computer? Currently, it has the same name as my computer name.

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A

If you want to change the Bluetooth device name on your ThinkPad Windows 7 computer, you can use these steps:

1. Go to "Control Panel > Hardware and Sound" on your Windows 7 system.

2. Click on "Device Manager" and double-click on "Bluetooth Radio". You will see the default Bluetooth driver, "Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator", and the ThinkPad Bluetooth driver, "ThinkPad Bluetooth 3.0", showing up.

3. Double-click on "ThinkPad Bluetooth 3.0". You will see the "ThinkPad Bluetooth 3.0 Properties" window showing up.

4. Click on the "Advanced" tab. Modify the name to: NEW_LAPTOP. You will see the default settings as listed below:

Radio Information

Name: NEW_LAPTOP
Address: aa:aa:aa:aa:aa:aa
Manufacturer Id: 15
HCI version 5.748. LMP version: 5.16899

5. Click "OK" to save the change.

See the picture below:
Bluetooth Settings - ThinkPad Bluetooth Device Name

 

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