How to change the name of apps on your phone

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Personalization is a critical aspect for many users on Android. This customization not only refers to the bottom of the screen, the launcher is used or the appearance of the phone in general. Also refers to have some additional options, that allow you to customize or adjust the use of the phone to a particular user.

One option in this regard is the the possibility of changing the name of the application. Android does not have a way natively to do this, that let you change the name of an application on the phone. This is an option that tends to be reserved for root users, although luckily, it’s also for those who do not have root, there is a method.

Launchers to change the name of your app

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The option of to change the name of your app in Android can be useful in many cases, such as when you have duplicate applications, to differentiate between them clearly, for example. For many users in the operating system is something desirable, even if the system does not bring this feature natively. The good part is that we may use third-party tools to do this.

We can use launchers from third parties that allow us to do this. A large number of launchers to give us this possibility, among them options so popular such as Nova Launcher, one of the most used. So if you have a launcher third-party in your phone, you probably have this option. The steps to follow in Nova Launcher are:

  1. Open the launcher on the phone.
  2. Tap and hold on the application whose name you want to change.
  3. Tap Edit.
  4. Change the name of the application.
  5. Tap Ok to confirm the change.

It is a very simple way to customize the phonethat can help you to a more comfortable use in a multitude of situations. For those users that have duplicate applications, such as those that seek to facilitate the use of the telephone for those who do not master even the use of a smartphone. Since you can replace names by words that clearly indicate what it is used for such an application, for example.

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