Pairing a Wireless Device using Bluetooth

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Got your hands on a new wireless accessory and looking to pair it up to your wireless device? Well you are in luck.

 

Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.

 

 

Steps:

Android

  1. First you’ll need to turn on your Bluetooth.
  2. To do that, just open Applications, select Settings, and toggle Bluetooth On.
  3. Now you can enable Pairing.
  4. Again, open Applications and select Settings.
  5. Select Bluetooth and put the device you want to pair into pairing mode.
  6. Now select Scan and select that device from the list.

 

iOS

  1. Click Settings, then select Bluetooth and toggle it On.
  2. To enable pairing, go back to Settings and select Bluetooth.
  3. Now put the device you want to pair into pairing mode.
  4. Then you can select Scan and find that device on the list.

 

Blackberry

  1. Swipe down from the top of your Home screen and tap the Bluetooth symbol to toggle Bluetooth On.
  2. Now you can enable Pairing.
  3. Swipe down from the top of the Home screen and select Settings.
  4. Now select Network Connections, then Bluetooth.
  5. If the device you want to connect appears in the Devices list, just tap the device name.
  6. If you don’t see the device you want to connect in the Devices list, that just means the device is not discoverable. Have a look at the user guide for your device so you can enable Discoverable Mode.
  7. If you’ve already done that and you still don’t see the device in the list, make sure your Blackberry is in Discoverable mode.
  8. To do that, just tap On in this Discoverable drop-down list on your Blackberry.
  9. Once the device to be paired appears on the list, just select it and follow the prompts to complete pairing.

 

Windows Mobile

  1. From the Start menu, select this arrow on the upper right.
  2. Now scroll down and select Settings, then toggle Bluetooth On.
  3. To enable Pairing, go to the Start menu and select this arrow on the upper right.
  4. Scroll down and select Settings, then Bluetooth.
  5. Make sure the device you want to pair is in pairing mode, then select Scan and select that device from the list.