So I know I've been able to do it before...I have multiple PC's sycned up and I always name the devices like Work Laptop, Home PC, Home Laptop, etc...
Under Settings-->Security-->Devices I can see all my devices but not option to rename them.
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Hi there, I moved your thread into this one since it was related.
You can't rename the computer name from the security settings, you'll need to follow the steps provided by colleague above to change the computer name.
Hi @adrianp74, since these instructions were provided prior to the 3 device limit on Basic plans, we wouldn’t recommend users unlink if they have more than 3 devices connected just to change the computer name.
Currently, there isn’t another way to change the name on the computer, since it does register the name when the account is connected to that machine when it is first linked.
So can someone explain why the Dropbox client doesn't just detect the device/computer's name has changed, and update the Device Name automatically?
This gets confusing in an environment where machines' roles change periodically so they get renamed, but the old name sticks in Dropbox's Devices listing. Unlinking and relinking Dropbox is a ridiculous workaround, especially for very large Dropbox accounts.
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