Renaming Devices

About this task

To change the device name that appears in the SOTI MobiControl console:


  1. Select the device(s) that you want to rename and click the Rename icon in the Device Actions menu bar.
    Click the More menu button to see the full device actions list.
  2. In the Rename dialog box, enter a new name for the device(s) in the New Name field.
  3. If applicable, click the warning message at the bottom of the dialog box to see why some of the selected devices cannot be renamed.
  4. Click Rename.


The new device name applies to the SOTI MobiControl device property Device Name.

Note: This change only applies within the SOTI MobiControl console. On iOS devices, you can also change the device names on the actual device. See Changing the Device Name on iOS Devices