Article ID : 00147311 / Last Modified : 07/26/2021

How to change the device name or SSID of the Android TV or Google TV

    Before you start

    Changing the Device name of the Android™ TV or Google TV™ allows you to rename the device name or model number that usually appears on the Wi-Fi Direct® settings screen of the TV. This is helpful if you have multiple Sony TVs that are linked to a mobile device or a computer.

    Change the device name

    1. Open the gear icon Settings screen on the TV
      How to access Settings
    2. Follow the steps below according to your TV menu options:
      • For Android™ 9 or later, select System or Device PreferencesAboutDevice NameChange.
      • For Android 8 or earlier, select AboutDevice NameChange.

      Note: After selecting Change, Presets or Edit Custom name will appear.