Bluetooth

How to Change Send to Bluetooth Device Icon in Windows

The Send to context menu makes it easy for you to quickly send a copy of items (ex: files, folders, libraries) to Bluetooth device, Compressed (zipped) folder, Desktop (create shortcut), Documents, Fax recipient, Mail recipient, and removable and network drives.

This tutorial will show you how to change the icon for the Send to > Bluetooth device context menu item to any icon for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

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How to Check Battery Level of Bluetooth Devices in Windows 10

Bluetooth is a short range wireless technology which enables wireless data transmission between two Bluetooth enabled devices located nearby each other.

There are many different types of Bluetooth enabled devices you can add and pair to your PC, such as mobile phones, wireless headsets, speakers, fitness trackers, mouse, keyboard, pen, etc…

Starting with Windows 10 build 17639, you can now check the battery level of your Bluetooth devices. For Bluetooth devices that support this feature, the battery percentage will update whenever your PC and the device are connected.

This feature can be handy to help see the battery level real status, and charge as needed before the Bluetooth device powers off from a dead battery.

This tutorial will show you how to check the battery percentage level of your Bluetooth devices that support this feature in Windows 10.

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How to Find Bluetooth Version in Windows

Bluetooth is a short range wireless technology which enables wireless data transmission between two Bluetooth enabled devices located nearby each other.

If your Windows device includes Bluetooth support, then you may want to know what Bluetooth version you have to know if it supports a feature or device you want to use with it.

For example, starting with Windows 10 version 1803 (April 2018 Update), your device must have Bluetooth 4.0 or later with Low Energy (LE) support if you want to use the Nearby sharing feature to send files and links to nearby devices over Bluetooth.

This tutorial will show you how to find out what Bluetooth version you have on your Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 PC.

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How to Turn On or Off Streamlined Pairing to Bluetooth Peripherals in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 build 17093, Windows enables users to start pairing and connecting supported devices in a single click. When these devices are ready to pair and detected to be in range, Windows shows a notification to the user allowing them to quickly and conveniently start the pairing process. Microsoft wants to thank the Surface Accessories team for partnering closely with them and having the first device available on the market supporting this new experience, the Surface Precision Mouse. We are working with many other partners to grow the list of supported devices, and a number of them are on the way.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off streamlined pairing to connect to certain Bluetooth devices quickly for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Turn On or Off Bluetooth Notification Area Icon in Windows 10

Bluetooth is a short range wireless technology which enables wireless data transmission between two Bluetooth enabled devices located nearby each other.

There are many different types of Bluetooth enabled devices you can add and pair to your PC, such as mobile phones, wireless headsets, speakers, fitness trackers, mouse, keyboard, etc…

When you turn on Bluetooth in Windows 10, the Bluetooth icon will show in the taskbar notification area by default.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off showing the Bluetooth icon in the taskbar notification area of your account in Windows 10.

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How to Unpair a Bluetooth Device on Windows 10 Mobile Phone

Bluetooth is a short range wireless technology which enables wireless data transmission between two Bluetooth–enabled devices located nearby each other.

Bluetooth lets you use all sorts of wireless devices with your phone—Bluetooth headsets, headphones, a hands‑free system in your car, speakers, fitness trackers—just to name a few. You can pair your Bluetooth device with your phone.

If one Bluetooth–enabled (turned on) device is in discovery mode and discovers another Bluetooth–enabled device nearby, it can query for its services and choose to establish a Bluetooth link, or a ‘pairing relationship’, with the other Bluetooth–enabled device. Establishing a Bluetooth link with another Bluetooth–enabled device is also known as pairing.

Wireless devices with Bluetooth radios must be paired with each other before they can communicate.

Once the two devices have been paired, they will automatically connect to each other when they are within range and have Bluetooth turned on.

This tutorial will show you how to remove a paired Bluetooth device on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.

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How to Unpair a Bluetooth Device on Windows 10 PC

Bluetooth is a short range wireless technology which enables wireless data transmission between two Bluetooth–enabled devices located nearby each other.

If one Bluetooth–enabled (turned on) device is in discovery mode and discovers another Bluetooth–enabled device nearby, it can query for its services and choose to establish a Bluetooth link, or a ‘pairing relationship’, with the other Bluetooth–enabled device. Establishing a Bluetooth link with another Bluetooth–enabled device is also known as pairing.

Wireless devices with Bluetooth radios must be paired with each other before they can communicate.

Once the two devices have been paired, they will automatically connect to each other when they are within range and have Bluetooth turned on.

This tutorial will show you how to remove a paired Bluetooth device on your Windows 10 PC.

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How to Pair Windows 10 Mobile Phone with Windows 10 PC using Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a short range wireless technology which enables wireless data transmission between two Bluetooth–enabled devices located nearby each other.

If one Bluetooth–enabled (turned on) device is in discovery mode and discovers another Bluetooth–enabled device nearby, it can query for its services and choose to establish a Bluetooth link, or a ‘pairing relationship’, with the other Bluetooth–enabled device. Establishing a Bluetooth link with another Bluetooth–enabled device is also known as pairing.

Wireless devices with Bluetooth radios must be paired with each other before they can communicate.

Once the two devices have been paired, they will automatically connect to each other when they are within range and have Bluetooth turned on.

This tutorial will show you how to pair your Windows 10 Mobile phone with your Windows 10 PC using Bluetooth.

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How to Turn On or Off Bluetooth Wireless Communication in Windows 10 Mobile

Bluetooth lets you use all sorts of wireless devices with your phone—Bluetooth headsets, headphones, a hands‑free system in your car, speakers, fitness trackers—just to name a few. You can pair your Bluetooth device with your phone.

If you don’t use Bluetooth, then turning off Bluetooth wireless communication will help improve the battery life of your phone.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off Bluetooth wireless communication on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.

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How to Turn On or Off Sync Apps Between Windows 10 Devices using Bluetooth

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update version 1607 introduced a new privacy option in Settings to let apps on your other devices use Bluetooth to connect with your Windows 10 PC to sync and continue experience between different devices where the same app is installed.

This option will need to be turned on for each device that you want to sync apps between using Bluetooth.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off ‘Let apps on my other devices use Bluetooth to open apps and continue experiences on this device’ in Windows 10.

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How to Turn On or Off Bluetooth Wireless Communication in Windows 10

With Windows, a Bluetooth radio can be packaged as an external dongle or embedded inside a computer but it must be connected to one of the computer’s USB ports.

There are many different types of Bluetooth enabled devices you can add and pair to your PC, such as mobile phones, wireless headsets, and wireless mouse devices and keyboards.

This tutorial will show you how to only turn on or off Bluetooth wireless communication for your Windows 10 PC.

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How to Add or Remove a Bluetooth context menu in Windows 10

There are many different types of Bluetooth enabled devices you can add to your PC, such as mobile phones, wireless headsets, and wireless mouse devices and keyboards.

After you’ve paired (connected) a Bluetooth enabled device with a Bluetooth enabled computer, you can change the name of the device or enable or disable services for it. You can also control how your computer pairs with this and with other Bluetooth enabled devices.

You can use Bluetooth technology to transfer files wirelessly between your computer and a Bluetooth device, or between your computer and another Bluetooth enabled computer.

You must have Bluetooth wireless technology installed on your PC to have “Bluetooth File Transfer” and “Bluetooth Settings” available.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Bluetooth to the desktop context menu for all users in Window 10.

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