How To Name or Rename a Group Text on Android or on Ios [in 2022]?

Group texts are used by many people today as it makes communication a bit easier. You need not send the same message individually to a group of people; rather you can now send it just once and the message reaches a group of people. Isn’t that easier and more convenient?

Be it calling for an urgent meeting or inviting a group of friends for a house party – Group texts work really well and make your job hassle-free.

When you create a new group text, giving meaningful names to the group text is important as when you refer to those texts in the future you don’t get confused about which group it is. It also keeps you away from sending the wrong message to a group.

To Name a Group Text in Android or in Ios:

Here I will be discussing platform-wise

1. Android

2. iPhone/iOS

Platform 1: How to Name a Group Text on Android

Follow the below steps to change the name of a Group Text in Android:

Total Time: 3 minutes

Step 1

Go to the Messages Section.

Step 2

Go to the conversation where you wish to add someone.

Step 3

Tap on the three dots in the top-right corner.

Step 4

From the drop-down menu, tap on Manage members.

Step 5

Tap on the Profile icon with a+ in the top right corner.

Step 6

Type the name of the person you want to add.

Step 7

Tap on the person’s name and the process gets completed.

OR

Step 1 to 3 same.

Step 4

From the drop-down menu, Tap on Details.

Step 5

Under Add People, tap on the add symbol.

Step 6

Type the name of the person you wish to add.

Step 7

Tap on Next in the upper right corner.

Step 8

This will take to set your group’s name if you want. You can skip that as well. Then, you are done.

Platform 2: How to Name a Group Text iPhone/iOS

Step 1

Open the Messages app from your iPhone.

Step 2

Tap on the Paper and Pencil icon in the top right corner to create a new message.

Step 3

Type the names of the people you want to add to your group text.

Step 4

Tap on “>” next to the number of people.

Step 5

Tap on the Info icon.

Step 6

Tap on Change Name and Photo.

Step 7

Type the name of the group in the text bar.

Step 8

Tap Done in the top right corner. Do the same for the next page as well.

This way you have given a name to your Group text.

Meaningful name to Group texts

Group texting is an advantage or you can say an ad-on to make your texting in group experience a bit smoother, especially when people are so busy with their respective tasks. Whenever you give meaningful and convenient names to your group texts, it becomes easier for you to refer to those texts in the future. You will have a lesser probability of sending wrong messages in the wrong groups. Hoping the article helped you to fetch your queries!

FAQs

  • Why can’t I name a group text on my iPhone?

    All the recipients need to be iPhone users and signed into Messages.

  • How do you name a group text that won’t let you?

    Go to group conversation > Tap More > Group Details > Tap the Group name and type the new name > Tap on OK

  • Can you add a name to an existing group text?

    a. Tap the group message where you want to add someone.
    b. Tap on the group icon.
    c. Tap on the grey arrow icon right to the Contacts, then tap on Add Contact.
    d. Type the name of the contact you want to add and then tap on Done.