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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 all apps icon > Settings settings app icon.
  2. Tap Bluetooth.

    screenshot of wireless settings
  • The Bluetooth settings open.

Bluetooth Settings Operations

  • Enable Bluetooth: In Bluetooth settings, tap the slider at the top of the menu.
  • Alternatively, pull down the status bar to display the notifications panel and then tap Bluetooth off bluetooth off icon to turn Bluetooth on.
  • 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 onscreen instructions.
  • Depending on the device, you may be required to enter or accept a passkey.
  • If the target device does not appear, tap Menu menu options icon > Refresh to search again.
  • This setting is available when Bluetooth is enabled.
  • Change the Name of a Paired Device: From Bluetooth settings, tap Settings bluetooth device settings icon next to a paired device name, tap the current name, enter a new name, and tap OK.
  • This setting is available when Bluetooth is enabled.
  • Canceling Pairing: From Bluetooth settings, tap Settings bluetooth device settings icon next to a paired device name, and then tap Forget.
  • This setting is available when Bluetooth is enabled.
  • Enable Service from Paired Device: From Bluetooth settings, tap Settings bluetooth device settings icon next to a paired device name, and then tap the listing under Use for.
  • If a confirmation prompt appears, follow the onscreen instructions.
  • This setting is available when Bluetooth is enabled.
  • This setting is available when the paired device is providing a service.
  • Search for Other Devices: From Bluetooth settings, tap Menu menu options icon > Refresh.
  • This setting is available when Bluetooth is enabled.
  • Check Files Received via Bluetooth Transfer: From Bluetooth settings, tap Menu menu options icon > Show received files, and follow the onscreen instructions.