Learn how to connect wirelessly to compatible devices and send items between devices.

About Bluetooth connectivity

Bluetooth connectivity

Select Menu > Settings > Connectivity > Bluetooth.

Use Bluetooth to connect wirelessly to compatible devices, such as other cell phones, computers, headsets, and car kits.

You can also send items from your device, copy files from your compatible PC, and print using a compatible printer.

Bluetooth uses radio waves to connect, and devices must be within 10 meters (33 feet) of each other. Obstructions, such as walls or other electronic devices, can cause interference.

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Connect to a wireless headset

Connect to a headset

Want to keep working at your computer during a call? Use a wireless headset. You can also answer a call, even if your device is not directly at hand.

  1. Select Menu > Settings > Connectivity > Bluetooth and Bluetooth > On.

  2. Switch the headset on.

  3. To pair your device and the headset, select Conn. to audio acc..

  4. Select the headset.

  5. You may need to enter a passcode. For details, see the user guide of the headset.

Tip: You can set your device to connect automatically to your Bluetooth headset, once you have paired it for the first time.

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Send a picture or other content to another device

Send a picture

Use Bluetooth to send business cards, calendar entries, pictures, videos, and other content created by you to your computer, as well as to your friend's compatible devices.

  1. Select the item to send.

  2. Select Options > Send > Via Bluetooth.

  3. Select the device to connect to. If the desired device is not displayed, select New search, to search for it. Bluetooth devices within range are displayed.

  4. If the other device requires a passcode, enter the passcode. The passcode, which you can define yourself, must be entered in both devices. The passcode in some devices is fixed. For details, see the user guide of the device.

    The passcode is valid only for the current connection.

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Connect to a car kit using remote SIM mode

Remote SIM mode

With remote SIM mode, a compatible car kit can use the SIM card of your device.

Select Menu > Settings > Connectivity > Bluetooth.

Before you can activate remote SIM mode, you must first pair your device and the car kit.

  1. To activate Bluetooth on your device, select Bluetooth > On.

  2. Activate Bluetooth in the car kit.

  3. Follow the instructions on the display of your device.

In remote SIM mode, only the car kit is connected to the cellular network.

To make or receive calls when in remote SIM mode, you need to have a compatible accessory, such as a car kit, connected to your device.

Your device will only allow emergency calls in this mode.

Remote SIM mode is automatically deactivated when the car kit is switched off, for example, when you switch off the car engine.

Manually deactivate remote SIM mode

  1. Select Paired devices.

  2. Select the car kit, and from the pop-up menu, select Delete pairing.

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Connect automatically to a paired device

Connect automatically

Do you regularly want to connect your device to another Bluetooth device, such as a car kit, headset, or your PC? You can set your device to connect automatically.

Select Menu > Settings > Connectivity > Bluetooth and Paired devices.

  1. Select the device to connect automatically.

  2. From the pop-up menu, select Settings > Auto-connect > Yes.

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Use Bluetooth securely

Use Bluetooth securely

Do you want to secure who can see your device when using Bluetooth? You can control who can find and connect to your device.

Select Menu > Settings > Connectivity > Bluetooth.

Prevent others from detecting your device

Select Phone visibility > Hidden.

When your device is hidden, others cannot detect it. However, paired devices can still connect to your device.

Deactivate Bluetooth

Select Bluetooth > Off.

Do not pair with or accept connection requests from an unknown device. This helps to protect your device from harmful content.

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