How to change the name of a Bluetooth device (Apple Magic Mouse) in Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or Windows 10 [Rename Bluetooth Device]

Most users use it external bluetooth devices. Mouse, keyboard, the external speaker, Webcam, soundbar, selfie stick, etc., connected to your smartphone, iPhone, Mac, or Windows 10.

Most of the devices appear in the list of "available devices" with brand name or company. An example is "Magic Mouse"From Apple.
When we connect one Apple mouse bluetooth to a Mac, its name will be composed of the username plus "Mouse". In our case, the name is "Stealth's Mouse". This name will also be retained when this mouse is connected to a PC or laptop cu Windows 7, Windows 8, 8.1 or Windows 10.


Unfortunately, we do not have a chance on Windows change the name of a device connected via Bluetooth, and to change the name of a Magic Mouse we need a Mac or MacBook to connect to.

How to change the device name of an Apple mouse (Magic Mouse)

1. We connect the Magic Mouse to a Mac or MacBook

2. We go to "System Preferences" to "Bluetooth", right click on the device, then click "Rename".

3. Enter the new device name. You can choose any name you want. "Magic W10 Mouse" in our case.

4. Click "Rename".

At this time Apple's mouse name has been changed to Mac. If he has previously been connected to Windows 10, he will keep his old name.
For Magic Mouse to appear with the new name on Windows, you will need to remove it from the Bluetooth connection list and reopen the mouse. After reconnecting to Windows, it will appear with the new name.

Note, however, that it is not advisable to use it Magic Mouse on a PC or laptop with Windows. This device has many features compatible only on the macOS, operating system for which it was designed. How is it not advisable to use a normal Windows mouse on your Mac?

How to change the name of a Bluetooth device (Apple Magic Mouse) in Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or Windows 10 [Rename Bluetooth Device]

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