Saturday, 13 February 2021

Home Assistant ESPHome: How to Change a Device Name

What if you use the location of a device in it's name, for example: "Bedroom Fan" and you move it to the Kitchen??
Or, how about you want to organise your ESPHome devices so they are grouped together in the integration...

Well, you need to do some renaming! Simply editing the YAML code may work for the ESPHome page but, you'll quickly realise your ESPHome files & folders will be coming un-linked and messy ! 

In this tutorial I show you the correct steps to take to keep everything properly organised and compliant.

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