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Nickname removal

By default, none of my devices had a nickname, but rather showed the hostname in the device list.

 

I added a nickname to a device, but I cannot remove said nickname to go back to the default behavior. Is nickname, once populated, required?

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  • Hi  beanery —

    Thanks for reaching out and for your question.

    Once a nickname has been added, it isn't possible to go back to not having a nickname. 

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      • RectusRat
      • RectusRat
      • 2 yrs ago
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      Jeff C. Would it be possible to get this put on the development list? Seems a bit silly that removing a nickname wouldn't be supported.

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      • Jeff C.
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      • Jeff_C
      • 2 yrs ago
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      RectusRat happy to share the feedback. Since the default state is the hostname, a recommendation, for now, would be to type in the hostname in the nickname field.

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      • jbu2
      • jburns57
      • 1 yr ago
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      Same issue  looks like an oversight by eero RectusRat 

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      • jbu2
      • jburns57
      • 1 yr ago
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      jbu2 and it’s been a YEAR

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  • Guys this is really annoying!  We need the ability to remove nicknames so app returns to automatically display of current hostname!

     

    Please help us out. 

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