Article ID : 00148103 / Last Modified : 01/05/2023Print

How to change the device name or SSID of the Android TV™/Google TV™ when using the Wi-Fi Direct feature.


    • Changing the device name of the Android TV or Google TV allows you to rename the SSID or device name that usually appears under the Wi-Fi Direct settings screen of the TV.
    • This is helpful if you have multiple Sony TVs which will be linked to a mobile device, a tablet computer, or a computer through the Wi-Fi Direct feature.

    To change the device name of the TV, follow the steps below:

    1. Open the  Settings screen. How to access Settings
    2. The next steps will depend on your TV menu options:
      • Select System or Device PreferencesAboutDevice NameChange. (Android™ 9 or later)
      • Select AboutDevice NameChange. (Android 8.0 or earlier)

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