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Renaming devices on Android

Learn how to set custom nicknames for your Meshnet peer devices on Android.
This page provides instructions on renaming devices in your Meshnet on the Android app.

Rename a device

To rename any device in your Meshnet, follow these steps:
  1. 1.
    Open NordVPN and go to the Meshnet
    tab.
  2. 2.
    Depending on which device's name you want to change, do one of the following:
    • To rename this device, tap the three-dot menu next to your device and select Rename.
      "Rename" option highlighted from the three-dot menu next to "Your device".
    • To rename a peer device, select Manage devices, then, next to the device you want to rename, tap the three-dot menu, and select Rename.
      "Rename" option highlighted from the three-dot menu.
  3. 3.
    In the Device name field, replace the pre-filled Nord name with the new nickname you want the device to have.
  4. 4.
    Tap Save to apply the change.
    "Save" button highlighted on the "Rename device" sheet.
The new custom nickname for the device should now be displayed in your Meshnet device list and synced across all your personal devices.
Updated name of the device highlighted.
Note
To remove a device's nickname and restore it to the original Nord name, on the Rename device bottom sheet, tap the Reset to Nord name button, and then select Save.

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