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Bluetooth Settings

Your phone’s Bluetooth capabilities let you use wireless headsets, send and receive pictures and files, and more. For details on your phone’s Bluetooth usage, see Bluetooth.

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Connections connections settings icon.
  2. Tap Bluetooth.

    screenshot of available bluetooth devices
  • The Bluetooth settings open.

Bluetooth Settings Operations

  • Enable Bluetooth: From Bluetooth settings, tap On/Off.
  • When enabled, confirmation appears for your phone to be discoverable by other devices. Follow the prompts.
  • Change your phone name: From Bluetooth settings, tap More options more options icon > Rename device, enter a new name, and tap Done.
  • This changes the name of your phone as seen by other devices.
  • Pairing Bluetooth devices: Make sure the other devices are set to be discovered. From Bluetooth settings, tap the device name in “Available devices” and follow the prompts.
  • Depending on the device, you may be required to enter or accept a passkey.
  • If the target device does not appear, tap Scan to search again.
  • This setting is available when Bluetooth is enabled.
  • Change the name of a paired device: From Bluetooth settings, tap Settings settings options icon next to a paired device name, tap Rename, enter a new name, and tap OK.
  • Emoji cannot be used in a device name.
  • This setting is available when Bluetooth is enabled.
  • Canceling pairing: From Bluetooth settings, tap Settings settings options icon next to a paired device name, and then tap Unpair.
  • This setting is available when Bluetooth is enabled.
  • Enable service from paired device: From Bluetooth settings, tap Settings settings options icon next to a paired device name, and then tap the listing under Profiles.
  • If a confirmation prompt appears, follow the prompts.
  • This setting is available when Bluetooth is enabled.
  • This setting is available when the paired device is providing a service.
  • Tap the setting to toggle On/Off.
  • Search for other devices: From Bluetooth settings, tap Scan.
  • This setting is available when Bluetooth is enabled.
  • Check files received using Bluetooth transfer: From Bluetooth settings, tap More options options icon > Received files, and then follow the prompts.