To pair a Bluetooth headset speaker or other audio device

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Enable and Use Bluetooth in Windows 10


First off, your computer obviously needs to be Bluetooth enabled. If it’s not,an alternative is to install a third party USB Bluetooth Dongle. To find outif your computer has Bluetooth installed, press Windows key + X then clickDevice Manager. You should see Bluetooth listed in the device tree. Once youhave confirmed Bluetooth is installed, you can begin connecting devices.For the first example, I’m going to share files from my smartphone. UsingBluetooth is a lot easier than dealing with cables to connect your phone toyour PC. On some phones, Bluetooth can be a real battery drain. Unless youneed to use it all the time, I recommend leaving it turned off on your mobiledevice until you need it.When you want to copy pictures or files over to your computer, the first thingyou need to do is pair your phone with the computer.To do that, enable Bluetooth on your smartphone. Turning it on varies betweendevices. Here I am using a Nokia Lumia running Windows Phone 8.1. Bluetooth istypically in your device’s settings.On your Windows 10 device PC, go to Settings > Devices > Bluetooth. When yourdevice appears the Bluetooth window, click it then click Pair.UPDATE: Note that if you are using Windows 10 Creators Update or later, thesteps may be a bit different. Instead, there will be an “Add Bluetooth orother device” button that opens a wizard.Once you select your device to pair, you’ll be shown a passcode. Click yes toconfirm the passcode matches on both the phone and the computer.Wait a few seconds while both devices are paired.

2. How to Pair a Bluetooth Device to Windows PC


After you have enabled Bluetooth, you cannot use the other Bluetooth devicesdirectly with your computer. You need to pair them first. Only the paireddevices will be able to connect.So put your device such as phone, Bluetooth earphones, etc., in pairing mode.Then open Bluetooth Settings on your PC from Settings > Bluetooth & otherdevices. Turn on the toggle for Bluetooth. Then click on Add Bluetooth orother devices. Select the type of Bluetooth device that you want to add. In my case, it’sBluetooth audio. So I will go with the first option, i.e., Bluetooth. Your Bluetooth device will show up if it’s in the pairing mode. Click on it toconnect to it. Note: On some devices, you will be asked to verify the PIN.A confirmation screen will show up when the device is connected successfully.Click on the Done button to close the window. Similarly, you can pair otherdevices with your Windows 10 PC.

To pair a Bluetooth headset, speaker, or other audio device


1. Turn on your Bluetooth audio device and make it discoverable. The way you make it discoverable depends on the device. Check the device or visit the manufacturer’s website to learn how. 2. On your PC, select Start > Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices > Add Bluetooth or other device > Bluetooth. Choose the device and follow additional instructions if they appear, then select Done. Your Bluetooth device and PC will usually automatically connect anytime thetwo devices are in range of each other with Bluetooth turned on.

To pair a Bluetooth keyboard, mouse, or other device


1. Turn on your Bluetooth keyboard, mouse, or other device and make it discoverable. The way you make it discoverable depends on the device. Check the device or visit the manufactur’s website to learn how. 2. On your PC, select Start > Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices > Add Bluetooth or other device > Bluetooth. Choose the device and follow additional instructions if they appear, then select Done.

Pair your Mac with a Bluetooth device


Bluetooth wireless devices are associated with your computer through a processcalled pairing. After you pair a device, your Mac automatically connects to itanytime it’s in range.If your Mac came with a wireless keyboard, mouse, or trackpad, they were pre-paired at the factory. Turn on the devices and your Mac should automaticallyconnect to them when your computer starts up.If you purchased your Apple wireless devices separately, learn how to pairthem with your Mac.After you pair a Bluetooth device with your Mac, you should see it listed inBluetooth preferences:

Pair your Mac with a Bluetooth device


Bluetooth wireless devices are associated with your computer through a processcalled pairing. After you pair a device, your Mac automatically connects to itanytime it’s in range.If your Mac came with a wireless keyboard, mouse, or trackpad, they were pre-paired at the factory. Turn on the devices and your Mac should automaticallyconnect to them when your computer starts up.If you purchased your Apple wireless devices separately, learn how to pairthem with your Mac.After you pair a Bluetooth device with your Mac, you should see it listed inBluetooth preferences:

Pair your Mac with a Bluetooth device


Bluetooth wireless devices are associated with your computer through a processcalled pairing. After you pair a device, your Mac automatically connects to itanytime it’s in range.If your Mac came with a wireless keyboard, mouse, or trackpad, they were pre-paired at the factory. Turn on the devices and your Mac should automaticallyconnect to them when your computer starts up.If you purchased your Apple wireless devices separately, learn how to pairthem with your Mac.After you pair a Bluetooth device with your Mac, you should see it listed inBluetooth preferences:

Pair your Mac with a Bluetooth device


Bluetooth wireless devices are associated with your computer through a processcalled pairing. After you pair a device, your Mac automatically connects to itany time it’s in range.If your Mac came with a wireless keyboard, mouse or trackpad, they were pre-paired at the factory. Turn on the devices and your Mac should automaticallyconnect to them when your computer starts up.If you purchased your Apple wireless devices separately, learn how to pairthem with your Mac.After you pair a Bluetooth device with your Mac, you should see it listed inBluetooth preferences:

Bluetooth headphones pairing procedure


1. Press and hold on the (power) button for approx. 7 seconds. NOTE: When you are registering a device for the first time after purchase oryou have reset the headphones to factory settings (there is no registereddevice information in the headphones), the headphones will switchautomatically to pairing mode when powered on. 2. The indicator will flash. 3. Confirm that the indicator continues to flash after releasing your finger from the button. Voice guidance BLUETOOTH pairing (performing Bluetooth pairing) will play. 4. Perform the pairing procedure on the source device to detect your Bluetooth headphones. NOTE: Complete pairing with the source device within 5 minutes because theheadphones pairing mode ends after 5 minutes. If pairing mode ends, you mustrestart pairing operations.

Bluetooth source device pairing procedure


Select your source device from the following list to confirm the relevantpairing procedure.

Bluetooth headphones pairing procedure


1. Press and hold on the (power) button for approx. 7 seconds. NOTE: When you are registering a device for the first time after purchase oryou have reset the headphones to factory settings (there is no registereddevice information in the headphones), the headphones will switchautomatically to pairing mode when powered on. 2. The indicator will flash. 3. Confirm that the indicator continues to flash after releasing your finger from the button. Voice guidance BLUETOOTH pairing (performing Bluetooth pairing) will play. 4. Perform the pairing procedure on the source device to detect your Bluetooth headphones. NOTE: Complete pairing with the source device within 5 minutes because theheadphones pairing mode ends after 5 minutes. If pairing mode ends, you mustrestart pairing operations.

Bluetooth source device pairing procedure


Select your source device from the following list to confirm the relevantpairing procedure.

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