How do I Change My Device Name in Google Play

September 8, 2018 | Author: | Posted in Internet

Google play is the application market for Android that is developed and managed by Google. Its main function is to provide the android user with the application and also manage purchases from it. Not only this, Google Play also acts as a platform which provides movies, newspaper, books, music and many other Google services. The icon of Google play is depicted as the shopping bag with the Play symbol on it.


It sometimes happens that when you purchase a new device and then enter your details in the Google play and the device name that is depicted is the previous one. You checked it only when one single application version was not compatible with the new device. You encountered this issue while installing the application as sometimes the user interface of the application does not support some old mobile model. Sometimes it could be due to device settings as well. The default device settings are set so that you have to edit the name manually in play store. You must have done the all the research and still could not find the answer. But there is no need to panic. You can follow the steps below to know how to change my device name in Google play:

  1. Unlock your Android device and click on Google play application from your application drawer.
  2. From the top left corner click on the three horizontal line and scroll to check for “Settings” option to change the name of your device.
  3. Scroll down and click to “My Devices”. This will show the devices that are and were connected with your play store.
  4. Touch on the mobile or phone option to edit the name of your mobile phone, or tv option to edit the name of your tv or any other electronic device.
  5. You will now be able to enter the name as per your choice.
  6. After enter, click “Update” and check whether the name has been changed or not.
  7. You can check when the name when you will go to install the new app and the device name will be depicted in the drop-down menu.


The above process can be repeated anytime in case you want to change the name of the device.

If you are still not able to change the device name then you can feel free to contact Google play customer service. Not only this, you can contact them regarding any other issue and the skills and knowledgeable of the representatives will definitely help you resolve the issue.

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