Renaming devices on Windows

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

Rename a device

To rename any device in your Meshnet, follow these steps:
  1. 1.
    Open NordVPN and go to the Meshnet
  2. 2.
    Next to the device you want to rename, click the three-dot menu and select Rename.
    Selecting the "Rename" option from the three-dot menu.
  3. 3.
    Replace the pre-filled Nord name with the new nickname you want the device to have.
  4. 4.
    Click Save to apply the change.
    Device renaming dialog with the "Save" button highlighted.
The new custom nickname for the device should now be displayed in your Meshnet device list and synced across all your personal devices.
Device's new name highlighted in the Meshnet device list.
To remove a device's nickname and restore it to the original Nord name, on the device renaming dialog, click the Reset to Nord name button, and then select Save.

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