Welcome to XDA

Search to go directly to your device's forum

Register an account

Unlock full posting privileges

Ask a question

No registration required
Post Reply

[Q] Is there a way to change device name when connected to USB?

OP JoeSchmoe007

15th March 2014, 08:28 PM   |  #1  
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 8
 
120 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2011
I found how to change device name for Bluetooth and Ethernet (separate settings).

Is there a way to change device name from XT1053 (or whatever you model is) to something else when device is connected to USB?
15th March 2014, 09:06 PM   |  #2  
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 8
 
120 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2011
Disregard the post below - this is for network host name (what will appear in your WiFi router).

Executing this in terminal window:

> su
> getprop net.hostname
> setprop net.hostname <new_hostname>

only works until the reboot.

I found this solution: http://www.invialgo.com/2012/change-...#comment-88411 but haven't tried that yet.
Last edited by JoeSchmoe007; 15th March 2014 at 09:35 PM.
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes