We moved control of OnHub and Google Wifi devices to the Google Home app. You can easily migrate your Google Wifi network into the Google Home app, where you’ll be able to control your Wi-Fi network and other connected products in one place.

Change connected device name

You can change the names of devices connected to your Wi-Fi network. Some devices have names that are hard to identify (for example, a printer might be displayed as “a738b00002”) or 2 similar devices might have the same name. When you change a device name it will be visible to all owners and managers of your Wi-Fi network in the Google Home app.

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi  and then Devices.
  3. Tap the device that you want to change the name of.
  4. Rename your device. Your changes will autosave.

Note: This will only change how the device’s name appears in the app. To change the name back in the app to the original device name, delete the text.

Learn more about identifying device names.

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