How to Rename Devices on Your Network in the Eero App

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Eero is a unbelievable mesh Wi-Fi system that may assist get rid of spotty Wi-Fi in your own home. Nevertheless, gadgets can seem in the app as a jumbled-up mess. Right here’s how to rename them in order that it’s simpler to know which system is which.

In the gadgets record inside the Eero app, it is going to simply present the serial quantity, mannequin quantity, or just “Hostname” by default for many gadgets. This makes it troublesome to know precisely which system that’s. And with safety being a giant concern for lots of customers, seeing an unknown system on your community could be a bit scary.

The excellent news is that it’s possible a smartphone, laptop, pill, or different Wi-Fi system that simply wants a greater title. Right here’s how to determine and rename gadgets on your Eero community inside the Eero app.

Begin off by opening up the Eero app and tapping on the place it says “XX Linked Devices”. In my case it says “28 Linked Devices”.

From there, you’ll see a listing of all the gadgets which might be linked to your Wi-Fi community. You may scroll via it to see all of them.

It may be a bit troublesome to know which system is which after they’re incoherently named, however having a look at the producer of the system might help.

On this case, the system is a Nest product, and since the solely system in my home that’s made by Nest is the Nest Safe safety system, then I do know precisely what system that’s. Faucet on it to open up extra details about that system.

Subsequent, faucet on “Nickname” at the prime to rename the system.

Sort in a singular title for it that makes it straightforward to determine in the record. Hit “Save” in the top-right nook while you’re executed.

You’ll be taken again to the gadgets record, and if I scroll down, I’ll see “Nest Safe” in the record.

Now, issues get a bit tough if in case you have multiples of the similar system. For instance, what if in case you have 4 Echo Dots unfold throughout your own home? It’s onerous to inform them aside in the Eero app. Nevertheless, you can begin enjoying music on certainly one of your Echos after which have a look at which one is downloading knowledge in the Eero app. (Simply adapt this trick to no matter sort of system it’s.)

Now you already know precisely which system that’s, and you’ll go in a rename it to “Kitchen Echo” or one thing comparable.

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