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How to rename your Chromecast Android, iPhone and PC

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How to rename your Chromecast – After setting up an account for the first time, it wouldn’t be unusual for us to want to change the Chromecast name . 

It is normal that the first time between the emotion or the desire to use the device we add any name to it. But do not worry, it is totally possible to modify the name of the device and we can do it both from mobile devices and from a computer, whether you have Windows, Mac or Linux.

We have already taught you many things related to Chromecast, from: watching Prime Video, disabling multimedia controls, forcing an app to close, and one of the most interesting is the 5 functions that you did not know about Chromecast. Today is the turn of something very simple, but certainly necessary.

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How to rename your Chromecast Android, iPhone

In order to change the name of a Chromecast from Android, the first thing we will need is to have the Google Home application on our device, it is the same from an iPhone.

How to rename your Chromecast Android, iPhone and PC

The first thing we will do is go to the home page of our Android and open the Google Home application.

How to rename your Chromecast Android, iPhone and PC

Next, we will check the room where Chromecast is installed. We may have to scroll down, depending on the number of rooms we have.

How to rename your Chromecast Android, iPhone and PC

After choosing the room, we will have to look for the “Chromecast” icon, which would be a kind of television with three blue lines in the lower left.

How to rename your Chromecast Android, iPhone and PC

Now we are going to click on “Device Information”.

How to rename your Chromecast Android, iPhone and PC

We select “Device name” and we are going to proceed to write the new name that it will have. To finish, we will simply have to click on “Save” to apply the changes.

How to rename your Chromecast PC

In case you do not have the Google Home app on your device or you want to do it directly from the computer through Google Chrome, it is also possible.

How to rename your Chromecast PC

We open Chrome and click on the three vertical points that are in the upper right bar of the screen.

How to rename your Chromecast PC

A new menu is displayed and among all the options, we are going to choose the one that says “Transmit”.

How to rename your Chromecast PC

Next, we will see that a pop-up window appears. Here we will have to select the current name of Chromecast.

How to rename your Chromecast PC

We will click on the “Chromecast” icon, which now, we can see just on the left side where the three vertical points of the configuration options were in the upper right part of Chrome.

How to rename your Chromecast PC

When you click it, a new menu appears where we will have to select “Manage transmission devices”.

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On this screen we will click on the gear-shaped icon. In the Chromecast configuration, we are going to choose the new name, clicking where it says “Device name”.

Once we choose the new name, we will simply have to click on “Apply”. In this way all the changes will be saved, we will have our Chromecast with the new name immediately.

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