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These days, most điện thoại devices come with Bluetooth. If you’ve got a reasonable modern Windows 10 máy vi tính, it’s got Bluetooth không dây. If you have sầu a desktop PC, it might or might not have Bluetooth không dây built-in, but you can always add it if you want. Assuming you have access lớn công nghệ Bluetooth không dây on your system, here’s how to lớn turn it on & get it mix up so you can use your speakers, mice, keyboards, headsets, trackers, or whatever other devices you might have.

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Enabling Bluetooth in Windows 10

In order to lớn connect a device lớn your computer, you need lớn make sure Bluetooth không dây is enabled. To vị this, open up your Settings tiện ích by hitting Win+I & then cliông chồng the “Devices” category.

On the Devices page, select the “Bluetooth & Other Devices” tab on the left. On the right, make sure công nghệ Bluetooth không dây is switched lớn “On.”

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Alternatively, you can turn Bluetooth on & off quickly by opening up the kích hoạt Center (hit Win+A or clichồng the kích hoạt Center ibé on the system tray). Here you can enable Bluetooth from the Quick Actions panel. The placement of the Bluetooth icon may vary from system khổng lồ system, depending on how you have sầu things configured.

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Pairing a Bluetooth Device

Now that công nghệ Bluetooth không dây is turned on, go ahead and turn on the device you want to lớn pair and put it into Pairing Mode or Discovery Mode.


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On your PC, the device should appear in the danh sách of other devices in the Settings window. Cliông chồng the device và click the “Pair” button.

Depending on the type of device you’re connecting, a confirmation window might pop up on both devices, asking if you want lớn pair the device. Here I was connecting my phone to lớn my PC và this window came up, preventing just anyone from connecting to lớn your computer. Verify the PIN is the same and then cliông xã the “Yes” button.

Pairing a Device that Doesn’t Show Up Automatically

If for some reason your device doesn’t appear below, click the “Add Bluetooth không dây or Other Device” button located at the top of the Settings window.

Next, select what type of device you want lớn connect.

From the list of available devices, select the one you want lớn connect.

This should take you into lớn the same pairing routine we discussed in the previous section.

Using Your Bluetooth Device to lớn Skết thúc and Receive Files

Now that your device is connected to your PC you can start using the wireless connection you’ve sầu now phối up. Mostly, this should be automatic. If you’ve sầu connected a pair of Công nghệ Bluetooth headphones, for example, Windows should recognize them immediately as a playbaông xã device.


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If you’ve sầu connected a phone or a device that has the ability to skết thúc & receive files, you can launch the Bluetooth File Transfer function from the Bluetooth settings page. Scroll down and cliông chồng the “Sover or receive sầu files via Bluetooth” liên kết.

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In the Bluetooth File Transfer window, select whether you want to sover or receive files & then follow the prompts.


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