Rename Bluetooth Devices under Android OS

By default a GS scanner is listed as “GS-Barcodescanner-BT 4.0” on the bluetooth devices of mobile phones. In cases many GS scanners are used, it may be necessary to set each scanner to an unique name. Please follow these steps to rename the scanners.

  • Go to webpage https://barcode.tec-it.com.
  • Under online barcode generator, select Code-128.
  • In the data field, enter {G1070/XXX}, where XXX refers to the new name of the scanner.
  • Click Refresh button, generate an image of barcode , download it to the file named barcode.gif, rename it to XXX.gif. Load the XXX.gif files with a Word file and print it out.
  • Check the list of bluetooth devices on mobile phone. Switch on GS scanner, scan the printed barcode XXX.gif, and then switch the scanner off. Switch the scanner on, the blue light will flash, waiting for pairing. The new name XXX will be seen on the list of bluetooth devices. Then, pair it with the mobile phone.

An Example of Barcode for Rename